Extending education outdoors : an educational landscape for the new Wauseon 3-8 Elementary : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]

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dc.contributor.advisor Hunt, Martha A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Schmackers, Josh T. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:21:34Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:21:34Z
dc.date.created 2008 en_US
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.other A-332 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/192382
dc.description.abstract This study reveals how an environmental education landscape can benefit children and adults in the community of Wauseon, Ohio. It explored the role outdoor environmental education plays in a school's curriculum and community prosperity, and it identified the physical elements that can be included in a successful outdoor environmental education landscape.The study consisted of researching the philosophy of outdoor environmental education as well as case studies and strategies in designing outdoor education facilities. It also explored how an outdoor educational landscape can facilitate the needs of school children as well as adults of the community. The results of a survey of teachers and administrators helped formulate a supplementary list of amenities to include in an educational landscape to be utilized by a school.The results of research and survey helped guide the design of an outdoor environmental education landscape for Wauseon 3-8 Elementary School located in Wauseon, Ohio. Site analysis was completed to determine the prime location for such facilities, and a master plan for the campus was generated. Main goals of the project included coherent circulation for the campus, utilization of natural features for outdoor education, and the employment of green technologies.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 44 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Landscape architecture. en_US
dc.title Extending education outdoors : an educational landscape for the new Wauseon 3-8 Elementary : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)] en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1406086 en_US

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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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