Jul 24, 2019
ENST 330 - Environmental Leadership and Advocacy
Examines environmental groups, leadership models, and methods of environmental advocacy.
Prerequisite: junior standing or above.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Identify the characteristics of social movements to critically examine the question whether environmentalism is a ‘movement’ and if so, to examine its goals, principles, and ideologies.
- Identify multiple theories of leadership and ascertain whether the requirements for excellence in environmental leadership differ from the requirements of for excellence in leadership in general
- Describe the role of interest groups and non-governmental organizations in our society-the pervasiveness, proliferation, and effectiveness of these groups in influencing public policy in environmental and natural resource management.
- Describe the public hearings/meeting process and identity strategies to effectively organize and use the public hearings process to the participant’s advantage.
- Identify and describe the common functions performed by environmental and natural resource leaders in an environmental organization that comprise transactional leadership.
- Effectively use the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to obtain information for a campaign.
- Design an environmental campaign.
- Demonstrate competency in the tasks performed by environmental advocates.
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