Courses Catalogue

Environmental Education

COURSE CODE: ENV2111
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to environmental   education specifically for the management and protection of the environment, help them develop personal positive attitudes and advocacy skills of integrating environmental education in the curricular of their different countries.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

 

Issues of environmental degradation including climate change impacts have become persistent in the different parts of the world regardless of the efforts which has put in world over such as substantial financial resources, strict guidelines and courageous treaties. This therefore calls in a need for an education that helps learners built a knowledge base and skills to overcome the divers’ environmental problems.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • explain education and environmental education as related to what different scholars have put forward.
  • Have personally adopted patterns of behavior towards the environment which are favourable for sustainable development.
  • Discuss the challenges of the environment the world is facing today, and to find the best solutions to those challenges.

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

A student completing the course is expected to:

  • Demonstrate the human behavior and culture that are not environmentally sound and explain the role of education in changing them.
  • Apply appropriate methods to facilitate knowledge, values, commitment and skills needed to improve environment management