Thomas faculty infuse environmental learning into their courses
How do you turn a conventional class into a hands-on exercise in environmental learning? Enroll in a course with Philomena McPhee-Brown â€™69, M.S. â€™01, Ed.D and learn how to build a birch-bark canoe, go on a Web quest and write a PowerPoint presentation.
Or travel to the hot rock of Bermuda, where Jeannie Hamrin, Ed.D, opens studentsâ€™ eyes to the adverse impact that thousands of residents and tourists have on this small, sinking island. Learn, too, how a grain of sand contains some of the most beautiful jewels in the world. This is all part of Thomas Collegeâ€™s infusion of experiential learning into its courses, and students are gobbling it up. (Thomas Magazine, fall 2006)
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