Place-based Education

An examination of the relationship between local landscape and community and the development of human perception. Emphasis on the importance of the development of ecologically appropriate community-based educational programs in rural and urban schools.


Priority placed on project-centered programs lending themselves to experimental learning opportunities. Includes literature review, discussion, curriculum exploration and design and on-site community exploration of active place-based educational programs.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master, PhD
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
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ECTS credits3.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyTeacher training and education science (others)
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Tagseducation
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