Join the growing movement of environmental professionals working with their surrounding community to co-design the conservation programs that will impact them the most! Learn to co-design conservation programs with, not for, diverse communities using participatory design processes. Catalyze the urgent and equitable community engagement needed to conserve biodiversity in our world today. This course helps you to learn the seminal tenets of why and how to create inclusive conservation programming by applying evidence-based engagement methods to your campaigns.
Students will learn the basic principles that underpin effective engagement of stakeholders in the co-design of conservation programming with the community it will impact the most.
- Understand why it is important to co-design conservation with (not for) communities
- Demonstrate how to identify stakeholders within diverse communities
- Explore analysis methods that help choose equitable engagement strategies
- Practice engagement strategies and how to calculate which works best for your program
- Identify how to define and measure success
Course Number: ENVR-40019
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Sustainability & Behavior Change
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4/10/2023 - 6/10/2023
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.
Dr. Cranston is the Director of Conservation Psychology Strategy and Integration at Antioch University New England. In this position, she leads environmental professionals and surrounding communities through co-design processes to collaboratively create conservation programming with the humans who will be impacted by that programming the most. She designs and implements science-based strategy to increase long-term engagement in conservation programming with an eye to inclusive evaluation practices to promote a sustainable relationship between a diverse population of humans and nature. She leads the design and administration of a suite of professional development services aimed to build the capacity of conservation professionals to effectively integrate Conservation Psychology into thei...Read More
No refunds after: 4/17/2023.
4/10/2023 - 6/10/2023
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.