SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2020 1:27:23 PMNRM 280.17 Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  NRM 280.17Title:  PROJECT LEARN TREE  
Full Title:  Project Learning Tree
Last Reviewed:4/11/1995

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled8.002 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total16.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 48.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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A course designed to assist individuals in the field of environmental education and resource interpretation to promote the study of forests and and forestry as a window through which elementary and high school students can explore their dependence on natural resources and learn to cope intelligently with a full range of environmental issues.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A course designed to assist individuals in the fields of environmental education & resource interpretation to promote the study of forests as a window through which elementary & high school students can explore their dependence on natural resources & learn to cope intelligently with a full range of environmental issues.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Develop an understanding of forest and resource management techniques.
2. Effectively communicate the diversity and functioning of forest
  ecosystems.
3. Demonstrate the importance of natural resources in satisfying
  society's needs.
4. Knowledge of various issues in resource management.

Topics and Scope
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1. Creating an understanding of basic biological and physical principles
  involved in the operation of forest ecosystems.
  a. Anatomy and physiology of living trees
  b. Interrelationship of forests and other resources
  c. Diversity of forest resources
2. Communicating the value of forest resources to humankind
  a. Importance of forests in maintaining a liveable ecosystem for
     human populations
  b. The recreation and wilderness value of forests
  c. The use of forests as a raw material resource
3. Developing an environmental awareness and appreciation of the
  diversity of natural resources
  a. Exploring the various cultural contexts in which society values
     resources
  b. Examination of the issues affecting resource management
  c. Methods of understanding and resolving conflicts involved in the
     use of resources

Assignments:
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1. Readings totaling 150 pages
2. Classroom projects developing two interpretative and educational
  activities involved in use of resources
3. Two written lesson plans involved in communicating knowledge of three
  resource subjects i.e. forests, water and soil.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 40%
Homework problems, Activity project reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Class performances, Written lesson plans
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Project Learning Tree Activity Guides (2)
   Publisher: American Forestry Association

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