The Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management Department at NC State is hiring a graduate student to work on a USDA NIFA funded project investigating the role of agritourism in building agricultural literacy and promoting the purchasing of local foods. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team on this multi-year project.
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University invites applications for MS or PhD students interested in studying how citizen science-based environmental education may build environmental literacy among K-12 students and how these efforts may help adults and communities prioritize data-driven environmental decision making.
We are currently recruiting two PhD students to join a dynamic team working on a USDA AFRI NIFA-funded project to strengthen local food systems through agritourism. Specifically, we will investigate how agritourism - visiting farms for recreation and/or education - may build agricultural literacy among children, and how that knowledge may “trickle up” to parents to encourage purchasing local foods.
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University invites applications for a three to four-year doctoral research assistantship focused on the role of outdoor education in building connection to nature and interest and achievement in science, the development of conservation-minded adults, and the intersection of these areas with human health and well-being.
Seeking a PhD student for fall 2017 in the Parks, Recreation & Tourism department at NC State. Project will focus on long-term impacts of nature-based instruction, including science achievement, connection to nature, and health & well-being