Instructor: Dewey Walsh
Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, December 12, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: AmericInn Hotel, St. Cloud, MN
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $100 + Course Fee: $190
Participants will learn the importance of outdoor (nature) education and its ability to stimulate and motivate student learning and creativity in math, language, health, physical development, and science for pre-kindergarten through senior high school students.
As a result of participation in this course, students will:
1. Learn about the importance of outdoor education and nature’s ability to enhance student learning.
2. Learn about activities that will foster student learning across the curriculum from arts to science, math, reading and technology.
3. Learn about mental acuity.
4. Learn about creativity.
5. Promote health and wellness
6. Learn about activities that will foster student learning across the curriculum from art to science, math, reading and technology.
The required text is: Louv, R. (2008). Last Child in the Woods, revised edition. NC: Algonquin Books of Capital Hill. Textbook can be ordered from http://www.amazon.com
About The Instructor
Dewey J. Walsh, Ed.D. was a public school teacher and guidance counselor for 34 years. Dewey taught graduate-level professional education classes through Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN for 10 years and the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, for 26 years. Dewey was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota where he attended the University of North Dakota, earning a B.S. & M.A. in Education and a Doctorate in Teacher Education.
A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.