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Communication and Teaching Skills in Conservation and Science


From: Monday 14.09.20
at 9:00am
To: Friday 25.09.20
at 5:30pm
Deadline to apply: 15 March, 2020

St. Albert, Alberta, Canada



Event type: 

Over two weeks we will explore innovative and effective modalities of learning and teaching core concepts of conservation and science, by working on issues identified by the participants and course team. The Summer School will also discuss new approaches and tools for designing educational programmes and training activities.

Event description: 

This intensive teaching and learning experience will consist of highly interactive sessions at different didactic spaces in St. Albert including Musée Héritage Museum and Grain Elevator Park.

Activities will include fieldwork, study visits/tours, and documenting Indigenous Traditional Knowledge. Other relevant sessions will involve activities at historic sites and museums in the nearby City of Edmonton (such as Royal Alberta Museum) and around the region. Athabasca University will provide an online environment for the course activities. The working language will be English.