Online Courses

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Scent detection dogs are increasingly used in conservation research to improve the frequency or probability of finding biological samples or focal organisms, including rare or cryptic species. We offer a series of three short courses designed to provide an appreciation for this emerging field, the science behind it, and the benefits of this approach.

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Moderator Endorsed: Global EE

A twelve-week course and professional learning opportunity for environmental educators whose work prioritizes moving adults to act in environmentally responsible ways. This course is applicable for anyone who teaches or communicates with an adult learning community. Thursdays, 2:30-4:30pm ET, January 26-April 13, 2023

Date and Time:

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 2:30pm to Thursday, April 13, 2023, 4:30pm

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The Whale Museum (TWM) is holding an exciting virtual Gear Down Workshop for Marine Naturalists this fall on Friday, November 18. This workshop will be held from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time and registrants will join sessions through the videoconferencing platform, Zoom. The theme of this “Gear Down” Workshop will be Ocean Sounds: New Discoveries!

Date and Time:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 8:00pm

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Starting in 2023, Emergence Magazine's ten-part leadership course offers emerging leaders the opportunity to deepen their skills in building and co-creating spaces of renewal, reciprocity, and reverence. The course offers an in-depth exploration of the emerging field of spiritual ecology: an evolving philosophy that is rooted in the understanding that ecology, culture, and spirituality are interdependent.

Date and Time:

Sunday, February 19, 2023, 1:00pm to Sunday, April 23, 2023, 3:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to guide the design of learning environments that are accessible and challenging for all, rather than making modifications for individual students’ needs. This course will encourage you to reflect deeply on your practice to focus on how you plan and teach, not just the content you teach. Asynchronous online course from Nov. 7 through Dec. 18. Registration: $30 for EENC members, $40 for general registration. Sliding registration option

Date and Time:

Monday, November 7, 2022, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 4, 2022, 5:00pm

Learning

Climate Conversations is a 5-session online program that improves your ability to effectively and authentically engage others in discussing climate change. This program is for conservation professionals, informal learning volunteers, and anyone who cares about nature and is concerned about the impact of climate change.

Date and Time:

Friday, January 6, 2023, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 3, 2023, 2:15pm

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In this advanced course, world leading experts from Wageningen University & Research share key principles and practices for Transformative Citizen Science for Sustainability. Join us and bring your own citizen science project to fruition.

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20 learning hours
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Learning

Cornell University invites you to take a 4-week "Urban Environmental Education" online course (October 24–November 20, 2022). Cost: $60. Learning materials include: readings, lectures, real-life examples, and webinars. Hundreds of participants from dozens of countries will exchange their experiences. Join our global community of urban environmental educators!

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, November 20, 2022, 11:45pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 9:00pm

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Moderator Endorsed: Global EE

A twelve-week course and professional learning opportunity for environmental educators whose work prioritizes moving adults to act in environmentally responsible ways. This course is applicable for anyone who teaches or communicates with an adult learning community. Thursdays, 2:30-4:30pm ET, January 26-April 13, 2023

Date and Time:

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 2:30pm to Thursday, April 13, 2023, 4:30pm

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Learning

Starting in 2023, Emergence Magazine's ten-part leadership course offers emerging leaders the opportunity to deepen their skills in building and co-creating spaces of renewal, reciprocity, and reverence. The course offers an in-depth exploration of the emerging field of spiritual ecology: an evolving philosophy that is rooted in the understanding that ecology, culture, and spirituality are interdependent.

Date and Time:

Sunday, February 19, 2023, 1:00pm to Sunday, April 23, 2023, 3:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

Climate Conversations is a 5-session online program that improves your ability to effectively and authentically engage others in discussing climate change. This program is for conservation professionals, informal learning volunteers, and anyone who cares about nature and is concerned about the impact of climate change.

Date and Time:

Friday, January 6, 2023, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 3, 2023, 2:15pm

Learning

Project Dragonfly’s Advanced Inquiry Program master’s degree combines web-based graduate courses through Miami University with face-to-face experiential learning and field study at the Detroit Zoological Society.

Date and Time:

Friday, September 9, 2022, 12:00pm to Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 11:59pm

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Turn your ideas into reality by learning valuable skills in conservation fundraising. Fundraising for Conservation Projects is an online training programme brought to you by Conservation Careers and taught by multi-award-winning conservationist, and CEO of Elephants for Africa, Dr Kate Evans. You’ll learn how to search for, apply for and secure funding for your conservation projects, making you more employable and impactful as an aspiring or professional conservationist.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 11:30am to Friday, September 22, 2023, 11:30am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 4:00pm

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Join us at CWI's NEXT Conference for a unique opportunity to join with like minded educators for a day of deep connection, inspired new learning, and collaboration, focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Culturally Responsive Learning, and the Core Design Principles that drive our work with educators. This NEXT conference will include outstanding teacher led sessions and smaller group opportunities to dialogue and connect around practice.

Date and Time:

Sunday, January 22, 2023, 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Learning

Learn at your own pace a variety of essential quantitative skills in R to be successful in analyzing, presenting, and publishing your research findings.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 9:00am to Sunday, March 26, 2023, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, March 25, 2023, 11:59pm

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An introductory course for students interested in applying GIS as a tool to help answer important questions in the natural sciences, or for those with ArcGIS experience looking to transition to an Open-Source platform.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 5, 2022, 9:00am to Saturday, January 28, 2023, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, December 4, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

Project Dragonfly’s Advanced Inquiry Program master’s degree combines web-based graduate courses through Miami University with face-to-face experiential learning and field study at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

Date and Time:

Friday, September 9, 2022, 12:00pm to Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 11:59pm

Learning

Scent detection dogs are increasingly used in conservation research to improve the frequency or probability of finding biological samples or focal organisms, including rare or cryptic species. We offer a series of three short courses designed to provide an appreciation for this emerging field, the science behind it, and the benefits of this approach.

Organization: 
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Learning

In this advanced course, world leading experts from Wageningen University & Research share key principles and practices for Transformative Citizen Science for Sustainability. Join us and bring your own citizen science project to fruition.

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Learning

Bayesian methods for analyzing data are now widely used in ecology and wildlife management. Learn how to use the Bayesian approach which gives you more flexibility in the type of models that you can fit, compared to the classical frequentist approach, as the model is typically specified in the same way that you would write it down mathematically.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

This class will focus on providing a solid foundation to using specific techniques to answer a broad range of ecological and management-related questions. We emphasize asking good questions, identifying appropriate sampling methods rooted in animal behavior and ecology, and choosing the right analytical techniques.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

This free, self-paced 2-hour e-learning course will examine the ways in which the Faith for Earth Initiative engages with faith actors and how this work is embedded into UNEP’s overall strategy. It will emphasise the importance of faith and secular actors working together by drawing on the particular qualities of scientifically-guided and faith-inspired action.

1 learning hour
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Fall Outdoor Learning Workshops
Learning

You can now sign-up for FREE Fall Outdoor Learning Virtual Workshops! At 60 mins in length, they come jam-packed with ideas, inspiration & resources from some of the top outdoor learning organizations, educators, and experts in North America. Included in your registration is a certificate of attendance, discounts on outdoor learning resources & equipment, and plenty of prizes!

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If you want to succeed as a professional conservationist, you need project management and design skills. Join the NEW Online Training Program Conservation Project Management & Design to gain key skills in managing and designing conservation projects using the Conservation Standards – the leading approach within the sector.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 11:30am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 4:00pm

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Learning

The Whale Museum (TWM) is holding an exciting virtual Gear Down Workshop for Marine Naturalists this fall on Friday, November 18. This workshop will be held from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time and registrants will join sessions through the videoconferencing platform, Zoom. The theme of this “Gear Down” Workshop will be Ocean Sounds: New Discoveries!

Date and Time:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 8:00pm

Organization: 
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Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework to guide the design of learning environments that are accessible and challenging for all, rather than making modifications for individual students’ needs. This course will encourage you to reflect deeply on your practice to focus on how you plan and teach, not just the content you teach. Asynchronous online course from Nov. 7 through Dec. 18. Registration: $30 for EENC members, $40 for general registration. Sliding registration option

Date and Time:

Monday, November 7, 2022, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 4, 2022, 5:00pm

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Learning

If you want to succeed as a professional conservationist, you need project management and design skills. Join the NEW Online Training Program Conservation Project Management & Design to gain key skills in managing and designing conservation projects using the Conservation Standards – the leading approach within the sector.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 11:30am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, October 21, 2022, 4:00pm

Organization: 
20 learning hours
Background is a photo of a forest growing from pillars rising from a body of water. There's a light blue semi-transparent overlay on top of the photo with the white Cornell University logo at the top. Below the logo is white text that reads, "Urban Environmental Education 4-week online course Oct 24–Nov 20, 2022 Sign up: civicecology.org/uee"
Learning

Cornell University invites you to take a 4-week "Urban Environmental Education" online course (October 24–November 20, 2022). Cost: $60. Learning materials include: readings, lectures, real-life examples, and webinars. Hundreds of participants from dozens of countries will exchange their experiences. Join our global community of urban environmental educators!

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, November 20, 2022, 11:45pm

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 9:00pm

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Follow the action at the United Nations Climate Change conference through an online course offered by Hamline University and Climate Generation.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 17, 2022, 11:59am to Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 11:59am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59am

Learning

Mindfulness in the Daily Cup of Tea is a graduate-level virtual course for PreK–9th-grade teachers. Focus on establishing daily practices of SEL through nature immersion, mindfulness, somatic awareness, and practical plant literacy, including wild and cultivated tea drinking practices. Students gain focus through these regulatory practices, then dive deep into the NGSS/Common Core standards addressed through herbal and botanical experiences in the school yard and surrounding area.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 26, 2022, 6:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 5:00pm

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This training programme seeks to enhance young people’s skills and knowledge to be ethical and effective sustainability leaders and implement Earth Charter-inspired projects. Register by September 16, 2022.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 26, 2022, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, September 16, 2022, 4:03pm

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Learning

Learn to design an outreach and engagement plan that motivates action and change for the planet! Making Moves is an interactive, 8-week online program for conservation, climate, and sustainability practitioners looking to acquire new skills in mobilizing audiences and stakeholders. The next course dates are Sept 15–Nov 3 and enrollment is open through Sept 5.

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 8:00am to Thursday, November 3, 2022, 1:30pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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Learning

The course explores pathways from educational activities to environmental behavior and action. We focus on many fascinating pathways including sense of place, nature connectedness, personal- and collective-efficacy, and identity. And we teach you to develop your own theory of change for influencing others to take environmental actions.

Date and Time:

Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00am to Sunday, October 9, 2022, 9:00am

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 12, 2022, 9:00am

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Learning

Bayesian methods for analyzing data are now widely used in ecology and wildlife management. Learn how to use the Bayesian approach which gives you more flexibility in the type of models that you can fit, compared to the classical frequentist approach, as the model is typically specified in the same way that you would write it down mathematically.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 9:00am to Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:59pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:59pm

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