Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.05
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date June 2, 2011
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Western Kentucky University
ER-12: Sustainability Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Nancy Givens
Sustainability Programs Development Coordinator
Center for Environmental Education and Sustainability
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Does the institution offer a program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive experience(s) offered by the institution:

WKU offers a great number of international programs including several immersive courses that focus on sustainability themes. These include, e.g., Field Biology: Conservation and Management of African Wildlife, offered in South Africa (the web site url is http://www.wku.edu/studyabroad/programs/facultyled/2011%20summer/2011SouthAfricaStokes.html); Explore Ghana Service Learning Project (url is http://www.wku.edu/studyabroad/programs/facultyled/2011%20summer/2011GhanaArdrey.html; and Agricultural Development issues in Highlands and Amazonian Ecuador (url is http://www.wku.edu/studyabroad/programs/facultyled/2011%20Spring/2011EcuadorCoffey.html)
Additional opportunities may be viewed at the Active WKU Programs web page; the url is http://www.wku.edu/studyabroad/programs/facultyled/2011%20Spring/2011EcuadorCoffey.html

The website URL where information about the immersive experience is available:

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