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Fundamentals of Environmental Economics

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One Day Seminar – Saturday, October 26

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Roswell, Georgia

 

Brookfield Country Club
100 Willow Run, Roswell, GA  30075

 

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Continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks will be provided.  Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

A $150 attendance stipend will be provided to all participants.  The stipend will be handed out upon completion of the program in the form of a Visa/MasterCard gift card only to participants who have been in attendance the ENTIRE program day.  If you arrive late, leave early, or miss sessions, you will not be eligible to receive the gift card, so please plan your travel accordingly.

One semester hour of optional graduate credit is available from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS).  Instructions on signing up for the graduate credit will be provided at the program.

FTE professors will demonstrate active and engaging lessons that will provide teachers with the knowledge and skills to use the lessons in their own classrooms.  In addition, the workshop will introduce teachers to the FTE website and all the free resources available to support the teaching of environmental economics.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Don Fell at don.fell@verizon.net.

 

The One Day Fundamentals of Environmental Economics seminar is designed to familiarize middle and high school teachers and curriculum specialists with a non-biased approach that introduces the basics of environmental economics and provides effective simulations to introduce the concepts into the classroom.

The conference will include classroom-tested activities, as well as a variety of interactive lectures and case studies focusing on the following:

  • Overview of environmental economics concepts
  • Tragedy of the Commons
  • Water use policies
  • Climate change policies
  • Priorities for global spending simulation
  • Land use case study

No prior background in economics or environmental issues is required.

May be taken for one hour graduate credit in economics from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.