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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Course Number, Credits & Title Course/Program Description
EEC 205 (3) Service Learning: Society and the Environment Community-based field experience to increase understanding for elementary education teachers about today's complex environmental challenges. Students examine the interrelatedness of human society and the natural environment through a service learning experience at an area public school. GE-10
EXED 202 (3) Introduction to Experiential Education This course introduces foundations of experiential education through direct experience with various applications connected through reflection and group processing. Course topics include, but are not limited to, project-based learning, service learning, adventure education, ethics in leadership, and wilderness experience. GE-11
ExEd 645 (3) Experience and Nature This seminar examines the phenomenology of the human experience of the natural world. It starts with concepts derived from William Unsoeld's analysis of wilderness and the sacred and proceeds by utilizing sources such as the Rudolph Otto, The Bible, Annie Dillard, Sigurd Olson, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and selected articles from the Journal of Environmental Ethics.