|Submission Date||April 20, 2016|
AC-5: Immersive Experience
Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution:
The Las Nubes Project provides international experience in the form of a field course to both undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. Students study, through direct field observation, of the theory and principles of ecology as these apply to sustainable development in tropical environments, specifically in Costa Rica. The principle objective is to provide first-hand experience in basic and applied research in ecology. Field activities are designed to foster an understanding of the nature, distribution, and human use of tropical environments, particularly as these relate to sustainable development in rural areas.
The website URL where information about the immersive program(s) is available:
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