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America's Largest Classroom : What We Learn from Our National Parks / Jessica L. Thompson.

Author/Creator:
Thompson, Jessica L., author., Author,
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (310 p.)
Subjects:
National parks and reserves -- United States.
Outdoor education -- United States.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
text file PDF
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Contributors
Foreword. National Parks: "America's Best" Outdoor Classrooms
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Dynamic Learning Landscapes: The Evolution of Education in Our National Parks
2. Commentary: Perspectives on Heritage Leadership
3. Invoking the Spirit of History on the Journey through Hallowed Ground
4. Two Different Ways of Knowing the Glacier Area
Introduction
5. Learning about Climate Change in Our National Parks
6. Place-Based Education at Teton Science Schools: Inspiring Curiosity, Engagement, and Leadership in National Parks and Beyond
7. Three-Dimensional Learning: "Upping the Game" in Citizen Science Projects
8. Mentoring Mountain Raingers: Beyond Basic Hydrological Field Research in the Great Smoky Mountains
Introduction
9. Learning Environmental Psychology in the National Parks
10. Can Signage Influence Healthy Behavior? The Case of Catoctin Mountain National Park
11. Learning Historic Places with Diverse Populations: An Exploratory Study of Student Perceptions
12. "I Felt Like a Scientist!": Accessing America's National Parks on Every Campus
Introduction
13. Place-Based Learning Fosters Engagement and Opportunities for Innovative Partnerships
14. A Partnership Model of Education at Cuyahoga Valley National Park
15.Pura Vida Inspires Diversity and Engagement at Grand Teton National Park
16. What Really "Matters" at Stephen T. Mather Building Arts and Craftsmanship High School
17. Learning Historic Places with Diverse Populations: Making the Case for Teacher-Ranger Professional Development
Introduction
Introduction
18. Lessons Learned from Museums: Family Learning in National Parks
19. Identifying Outcomes for Environmental Education at National Parks
20. Valuing Education and Learning in the National Parks
21. Commentary: National Parks as Places for Free-Choice Learning
Afterword
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 02. Jun 2020)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780520974555
Publisher Number:
10.1525/9780520974555 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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