TITLE

Using online media to connect students with field conservationists

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Naomi
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
IZE Journal;2013, Issue 49, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
"I'm a conservationist" was a learning experience which aimed to engage keystage three students with wildlife conservation by allowing them to interact directly with field conservationists online. This was done through blogs and Skype conversations for a week before the students voted for their favourite conservationists to win £500 for their species. The students completed questionnaires before and after the project. Analysis by chi-square tests revealed significant differences in the students' knowledge of where Durrell has field projects and also in their level of concern for the study species.
ACCESSION #
108523359

 

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