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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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Experience-Based Environmental Projects part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Created by Karin Kirk, Montana State University Get your students involved in their own learning! This module includes examples of projects, background information and teaching ideas to promote experiential ...

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 ...

How to use experience-based environmental projects part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Introducing the project Because experience-based projects require that students use their own lives as the basis for the assignment, it is important to introduce the activity in such a way that it poses an ...

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 ...

Examples of environmental projects from college campuses part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
The Lifestyle Project The Lifestyle Project at the University of Redlands The Lifestyle Project at West Chester University of Pennsylvania The Lifestyle Project at Malaspina University-College, British Columbia ...

Teaching Notes for the Lifestyle Project part of Experience-Based Environmental Projects
Introduce the project in a way that provides motivation Offer an alternate assignment Maintain motivation throughout the project Do the project yourself Adaptations for Distance Learning Introduce the project in a ...

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 ...

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