The Department of Natural Resources in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell has graduated many Ph.D. students with concentrations in environmental education. In addition, Cornell's Civic Ecology Lab and related faculty members provide EE courses for the general public and conduct research. Learn more on Cornell's website.
In this webinar (recorded), Running Grass discusses several principles for culturally authentic community engagement, including cultural humility, power analysis, supporting community ownership, and more. This webinar was offered for the "Environmental Education & Community Engagement" online course at Cornell University on May 17, 2022.
El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico is engaging community members in environmental education, stewardship, and land co-management. This video case study documents some community engagement efforts. Learn from El Yunque staff, collaborators, and community members, and think about how your own programs are involving communities in planning and implementation of educational and conservation projects.
This course covers learning in urban environments, inspiring educational programs from cities around the world, and applications for developing and improving your own environmental education programs. Learn from video lectures, readings, and exchanging ideas and resources with other course participants and instructors from countries around the world. Earn a Cornell Certificate upon completion. Participants with any level of experience and from any country welcome.
Interested in working toward climate solutions? Want to learn more about how to talk to people about climate change? This 4-week online course covers the basics of climate change, from science to action, and will assist you in developing a consistent climate message.
Date and Time:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 12:00am to Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 11:59pm
The course will provide educators and policymakers the opportunity to reflect on the goals and efficacy of environmental education programs. The class will utilize podcasts, webinars, lectures, and readings all coordinated through Cornell University.
Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 12:00am to Saturday, December 16, 2017, 12:00am
In this short video, Matthew S. Kaplan (Penn State University, USA) discusses intergenerational education. Why is an intergenerational approach valuable to urban environmental education? Click through to learn more!