ERIC Number: ED432466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Adapting Environmental Education Materials.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
This publication provides Peace Corps volunteers and others who conduct environmental education activities in schools, environmental education centers, parks, and communities with the tools to adapt existing environmental education resources to local environmental issues, cultures, and audiences. Sections include: (1) the process of adapting materials, which includes review, evaluation, and steps for adapting; (2) specific examples in which good materials were adapted to be relevant to diverse settings; (3) a training design and several training plans that can be used to introduce and practice adaptation techniques in workshops for educators; and (4) selected readings and resources for further investigation of the topic. (CCM)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Media Adaptation, Outdoor Education, Resource Centers, Service Learning, Teaching Methods
Peace Corps, Center for Field Assistance and Applied Research, Information Collection and Exchange, 1111 20th Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20526.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.