Carrie Nelms

Environmental Dynamics

University of Arkansas Main Campus

Workshop Participant, Webinar Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activities (2)

Who's Coming to Dinner? part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Coastal Hazards, Risk, and Environmental Justice:Activities
Use a metaphor of planning and executing a dinner party to illustrate what happens when a coastal hazard displaces people to a new area. Divide class into two groups; host and displaced. Then role play example of ...

Know Your Audience! Audience Analysis Exercise to Increase Audience Centered Communication and Teaching of Risk and Resilience part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Activities
This activity will help develop critical thinking skills in analyzing an audience to customize a risk assessment communication message toward their needs. With climate change disasters becoming more prevalent,scientist will benefit learning an audience centered approach to deliver an effective risk assessment message to a multi-diverse audience.

Essay (1)

Land Locked Community Impacted From Sea Level Rise 6200 Miles Away: Teaching an Audience Centered Approach to Risk and Resilience in Environmental Displacement part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Carrie Helgeson Nelms, Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas Main Campus Summary The World Bank in 2008 identified five main climate change threats which are: droughts, floods, storms, rising sea level, ...

Conference Presentations (2)

3983 Environmental Communication: Messaging Around Climate Change Issues with Diverse Audiences part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Land-Locked Community Impacted By Sea-Level Rise 6200 Miles Away Due to sea-level rising from climate change issues, the inhabitants of the Marshal Islands have been moving 6,200 miles away to Northwest Arkansas. ...

Environmental Communicators: Bridging the Attitude-Behavioral Gap in the Science of Science Communication part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Friday A
"The science of climate change is not 'a problem' waiting for 'a solution,' rather, it is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon which is re-shaping the way we should think ...

Other Contributions (3)

Recruiting, Retention, Diversity & Teaching About Climate Change part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2016:Program:Oral Sessions:Friday A
Recruiting, Retention, Diversity & Teaching About Climate Change Your Account Earth ...

Teaching Controversial Topics part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Poster Sessions
See Related Oral Sessionwith discussion @ 2:15pm

Teaching Controversial Topics part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Oral Sessions
See Related Poster Session