The Wilds: Integrating Natural Systems and Outdoor Learning Environments

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/01/2019
Description
Exposure to nature during childhood is essential for healthy development, yet self-directed outdoor discovery is waning. Presenters have collaboratively designed campus environments that create learning opportunities and inspire stewardship of nature through indoor-outdoor spaces that integrate natural systems and interdisciplinary curricula, thus cultivating a campus culture of outdoor learning.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1) Understand the process of integrating class curriculum with campus planning and design. 2) Discover ways to collaborate with stakeholders to cultivate engagement with the project and site. 3) Examine strategies for integrating natural and built systems. 4) Gain insight into the potential and challenges of integrating learning opportunities within educational projects.
Instructors
Jamie Phillips, Emily Bello, Alice Moore
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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