Using online media to connect students with field conservationists

Webster, Naomi
January 2013
IZE Journal;2013, Issue 49, p36
Academic Journal
"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.


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