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Date Permissions Signed

6-10-2016

Date of Award

Spring 2016

Document Type

Masters Field Project

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Environmental Studies

First Advisor

Stanger, Nicholas

Second Advisor

Myers, Gene (O. Gene)

Abstract

In this project I am using my life experiences as an evolving environmental educator to create a theoretical and content base for an educational approach that combines holistic natural history education and complexity education. This approach is necessarily transdisciplinary. This educational approach is designed to be implemented using methods that are field based, inquiry based, narrative based, and learning communities based. The implementation of this educational approach is designed to take place in the ancient forests of the Cascadia/PNW region of North America.

Key Words: Complexity, Experiential education, Ancient forest, Resilience, Holistic, Emotion, Natural history, Perception, Time, Values

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

952509281

Digital Format

application/pdf

Genre/Form

Academic theses

Language

English

Language Code

eng

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

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