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The Lifestyle Project part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
This three-week project challenges students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own lifestyles. Throughout the project, students reduce their impacts on the environment by changing the way in which they live from day to day.
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What is experience-based learning? part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Background Experiential learning is a well-known model in education. Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory (Kolb, 1984) defines experiential learning as "the process whereby knowledge is created through the ...
Why use experience-based projects? part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Experiential learning is a powerful teaching tool. While classroom lectures primarily address the cognitive domain, experiential learning involves the whole student: their cognitive, affective and physical domains ...
The Lifestyle Project Description part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
The Lifestyle Project is a way for students to learn about environmental impacts by modifying their own lifestyles. It is a three-week exercise during which students reduce their impact on the environment by ...
Lifestyle Project Journals and Assessment part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Journals Students keep track of their activities by keeping a journal, which becomes the basis for assessing their performance in the project. Students make one entry for or each day they participate in project ...
Lifestyle Project Handouts part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
The basic assignment handout Lifestyle Project (Microsoft Word 43kB Oct27 10) (dates and specifics will need to be changed to fit your course) Supporting documents Baseline data collection (Microsoft Word 100kB ...
References part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Andresen, L., Boud, D., and Cohen, R., 2000, Experience-Based Learning , in Foley, G., Understanding Adult Education and Training, second edition, Allen & Unwin, Sydney. Association for the Advancement of ...
Eco-Quiz part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Developed for Skidmore College Students by Karin B. Kirk and John J. Thomas This quiz is used as a warm-up exercise for the Lifestyle Project. The idea is to measure student behaviors and also their knowledge of ...
The Lifestyle Project at Malaspina University-College, British Columbia part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
The project is used in two courses, both with the theme of understanding the environmental implications of our use of energy, exploring personal energy use, and learning about the types of energy available to Canadians. One is a face-to-face course for Education majors, the other is an on-line course available to all upper-level (3rd and 4th year) students.
The Lifestyle Project at the University of North Dakota part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
I use the Lifestyle Project in my Introduction to Environmental Issues class. This 3-week project asks students to make changes to their everyday environmental habits. This helps students realize that they have control of their lives and they can make decisions and make changes if they want to. And, given this empowerment, students can think about their impacts on Earth and their obligations to the planet and our society.