New Directions in Environmental Education & Communication

Royal Roads University Workshop leader: Dr. Richard Kool, Associate ProfessorEnvironmental Education & Communication Program Dr. Kool will lead presentations on a set of three themes:

  • "Nature Deficit Disorder": what do we know about how children connect with nature and what we can do to encourage that connection.
  • Hope and despair in environmental education and communication: the psychological impact of the language that we use.
  • Changing Behaviours: the use of persuasive communication and the power of social norms.

Workshop Hosts

Bonus Offer!All advance registrants will receive an electronic copy of a long out-of-print book by the late Dr. Donella Meadows (author of Limits to Growth, Beyond the Limits), published by the UN Environmental Program, called Harvesting One Hundredfold: Key concepts and case studies in environmental education. When: October 17, 2007 8:00 am – 4:30 pmWhere: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary 2425 9 Ave S.E., CalgaryFee: $25 (+ GST)Please consider car pooling or using public transportation to reach the Bird Sanctuary.Thanks to the Alberta Real Estate Foundation's sponsorship, this price includes: continental breakfast, lunch, a sanctuary tour, coffee/tea & an e-copy of Dr. Meadows’ book.Please reserve your place by October 5 to: is limited to 40.Special thanks to the Alberta Real Estate Foundation for sponsoring this event.Advancing Professionals in the WorkplaceLocal RRU contact:Sheila R. Carruthers, MBA, CMC sheila.carruthers [at] royalroads [dot] caBusiness Development Consultant, Calgary 403 225 9733