Read for the Earth: New Model for Live Engagement in an On-line Large Section Undergraduate Introductory Course

Monday 3:45pm REC Center Large Ice Overlook Room
Oral Presentation Part of Course Design and Interactive Learning


Russanne Low, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Climate in Crisis is a 3 credit, large section online course taught at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Climate in Crisis is certified as one of the university's Achievement Centered Education (ACE) general education courses built on student learning outcomes that answer the fundamental question, "What should all graduate students-irrespective of their majors and career aspirations know or be able to do upon graduation? Students in Climate in Crisis engage with other students nationwide through Google Hangouts and Twitter feeds, and share their concerns via public service announcements posted to YouTube. This presentation discusses outcomes of the pilot project.