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Online videos from academic institutions

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The TAM Network tries to schedule informative webinars on experiences with teaching the Conservation Standards in academic settings. Please see below for more information on some of our previous webinars.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Arlyne Johnson shares lessons learned from her Conservation Planning course at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a core requirement of the Professional Master’s Program in Environmental Conservation, Arlyne’s 8-week course helps form the backbone of a blended curriculum designed to train conservation leaders in practical interdisciplinary skills through campus learning and remote experiences.

Watch this recording to learn more!

You can download Arlyne’s course materials here: Detailed Class Schedule, Course Syllabus

Innovative Online Formats for Academic Courses in the OS

Dr. Heather Eves with Virginia Tech and Johns Hopkins shares her experiences using a new model for teaching the Conservation Standards, which involves learning the steps of the standards in the context of a case study on horseshoe crabs. This process-oriented approach provides a roadmap that allows students to focus on process rather than content.
In the latter half of the course, student teams apply the Conservation Standards to a real-world conservation project for added practice and experience.

Watch this recording to learn more!

Download the summary report of Heather’s talk here: Eves Report for Teaching CS and Miradi with HSC Case Study 20150630.

Stay tuned for more webinars to come in the future.

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The Conservation Coaches Network aims to improve conservation by empowering people to develop, implement, evaluate, adapt and share effective strategies that achieve tangible conservation results benefitting both people and nature all over the world.

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Coaches Resource Library

CCNet maintains a variety of resources to support Coaches in the presentation and use of the Conservation Standards. Most of the resources are found in multiple languages in the Coaches Notebook that is part of CCNet New Coach Trainings. In addition, in our Resource Library you can find a wealth of support materials shared by Coaches and Conservation Standards practitioners.

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The Conservation Standards is the product of inputs, field tests, and discussions among members of the Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP), which has final editorial authority over the Conservation Standards. Substantial input was also provided by members of the Conservation Coaches Network (CCNet) and other CMP partners.

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John Morrison - CCNet Global Coordinator john.morrison@wwfus.org
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