Behavior Change Capstone Project
Students will work on an applied behavior change project or program under the supervision of one or more instructors. Potential projects include: conceiving and designing a plan for a real-world behavior change intervention; developing a plan to evaluate the success or impact of an intervention; or auditing a previous process and recommending modifications using the cumulative knowledge and skills developed during this certificate. The Capstone course aims to produce a resume-ready product that can be showcased and shared with an employer, organization, or professional association.
- Be able to design a realistic and manageable pilot behavior change
- Be able to design and evaluation plan to capture the outcomes of the pilot project
- Understand how to formatively evaluate a project in order to make revisions
- Be able to design and gather feedback and evaluation data from project participants
- Know how to design data collection protocols (surveys, interviews, etc) to capture project impact
- Know how to analyze the success and process of the project to generate recommendations for improvement
Course Number: ENVR-40007
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Sustainability & Behavior Change
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7/10/2023 - 9/9/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Lynes Murray, Jennifer
Dr. Jennifer Lynes is associate professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo. With an educational background in both marketing and environmental studies, her expertise intersects business and the environment, where she focuses on investigating marketing and behavior change for sustainability. She is director of Canada’s leading undergraduate program in environment and business, and is a long-standing board member of REEP Green Solutions. Lynes has over 15 years of experience developing and teaching online courses in the area of environmental sustainability and has supervised over 50 capstone projects.
No refunds after: 7/17/2023.
7/10/2023 - 9/9/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Science & Technology department at 858-534-3229 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.