SAT-A07: Outdoor Learning Environments as Opposed to Playgrounds

Registration Eligibility
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Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
Outdoor learning environments are on the rise for botanical gardens, arboretums, and parks in place of playgrounds. The session begins with matters of context and essential elements, then explores three real world case studies to see what has worked and what has not for one of today’s most discerning user groups.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Development Trends
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Identify the essential elements needed in an outdoor learning environment.
Examine the growing trend of outdoor learning environments in public gardens.
Distill examples from case studies of what is effective for outdoor learning.
Define design techniques that connect the user groups to a local sense of place.
Instructors
Lolly Tai, Gary Smith, Conners Ladner, Lisa Horne
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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