What Difference Does It Make? Assessing Outcomes From Participation in a Residential Environmental Education Program

@inproceedings{Stern2008WhatDD,
  title={What Difference Does It Make? Assessing Outcomes From Participation in a Residential Environmental Education Program},
  author={Marc Jonathan Stern and Robert Brent Powell and N M Ardoin},
  year={2008}
}
The authors explored the influences of 3- and 5-day residential environmental educa- tion programs at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (TN) on participants' connec- tions with nature, environmental stewardship, interest in learning and discovery, and awareness of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and biodiversity. The authors found significant positive, short-term effects on all outcomes of interest. Also, 3-month delayed posttests indicated retention of significant gains in… CONTINUE READING

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