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Healthy Environments

HED-907
3 Credits
Online
4.93/5.00
HED-907
3 Credits
Online
4.93/5.00

Healthy Environments focuses on teaching good environmental stewardship, which promotes positive environmental health. Today's students live in a world where environmental issues exist all around them. Global climate change, chemicals of concern, and degradation of natural resources are just a few of the many issues that they must deal with. However, teaching kids about environmental sustainability provides them life skills to make contributions now and helps define who they will become later in life.

This course is designed to provide the participant with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed to teach their students the life skills to promote a healthy environment. Learn easy ways to conserve energy, protect one’s health, and help save the environment. Instead of taking one week or one class session to focus on being environmentally conscious, finding ways to teach our youth how to take care of the world should be a continuous lesson infused into multiple subjects all year long. Projects will be implemented to support the objectives outlined by SHAPE America.

NOTE: Required book must be purchased separately.

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Dr. Andrew Herrick

Instructor
I am currently Director of Academic Development and a faculty member at Fresno Pacific University. I am responsible for all course offerings and marketing through the Office of Continuing Education, which includes identifying and developing new programs, courses, and instructors who are passionate about Christian higher education. I actively teach graduate, undergraduate, and professional development online courses for the university.