Welcome my name is Nando and my friend is Nercy, we are delighted to present: "Community-level enviromental projects as learning tools for planners: A case study of graduate planning students. Join us!
Did you know that a recent research took place in a Technology Institute in Israel demonstrated how curricula can help students to make decisions in their personal/professional lives regarding environmental protection and problem solving ?
Yeap! I heard that the findings indicated that the project helped students to acquire professional tools and as a result, greater motivation was obtained to consider environmental concerns in their work and in some cases their environmental behavior changed!
The students used 2 practical learning tools: The PBL and the SL, both help students to work independently and autonomously, also help them to develop skills such as problem solving, they learn from each other, and improve collaboration skills.
You're right! That's called meaningful learning. Learning which is not by memory but rather stays with the student and gives them skills for the future.
The study examined the influence of projects on students.
So, We need to take into account the relationship between environmental education and participatory projects.
Due to their participation in the project, all students interviewed said that they had developed skills they believed are important for their future job, as well as eco-social awareness.
Others indicated general changes in their behavior such as becoming vegan, recycling, participation in community gardening, and activism.
We can conclude that participatory projects that involve planning in initiatives for the environmental community have great advantages such as meaningful learning, student awareness of environmental cases in urban /regional areas and help them to be more sensitive about the needs for the community.