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UKM 2009 BANGI: T&L EE in CLASSROOM AND OUTDOOR

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UKM 2009 BANGI: T&L EE in CLASSROOM AND OUTDOOR

  1. 1. SELAMAT DATANG (WELCOME) Associate Prof Dr Lin Su Hwa University Taichung, Taiwan. Visited on October 28, 2009
  2. 2. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: EXPERIENCE OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN UNIVERSITIES Arba’at Hassan, PhD Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia arbaat@yahoo.comemail/FB/YM:
  3. 3. EE be taught as a required subject ● …infuse in all areas of teaching & learning (formal) ● …made available for both (formal & non-formal) ● …design, plan, and implement suitable curriculum based on Malaysian needs ● …encourage high positive participation
  4. 4. Program be taught for G & UGs: • …young people are time bombs─ sign of growing public disengagement that could soon make genuine democratic involvement in decisions about environmental health and safety… Charles Piller
  5. 5. Full 14 weeks teaching Approaches (indoor & outdoor): ► Lecture (investigating & evaluating) ► Hands-on experience (skills) ► Exploration ► Expedition ► Participation ► Presentation (written & oral)
  6. 6. EE Objectives Cover four (4) objectives (UNESCO 1977; 1978; Hungerford & Volk, 1982; Arbaat 1992 & 2006; Susan 2008) I. Knowledge II. Awareness III. Skills / Training IV. Participation
  7. 7. Teaching at UMS Sabah • UG: 55 students • 2 classes (2 semester) • compulsory for all students • 14 weeks (1 semester) • classroom; fieldwork; investigation; visitation; oral presentation; & written reports
  8. 8. i. Classroom ●STS discussion (E-issues) ●Players─position ─belief ─analyses ●Issue analysis ─newspaper, journal, magazine, internet, etc. ●Group/individu: project; case study ●Oral presentation ●Written report
  9. 9. ii. Fieldworks Visit + observation + investigation: ► Cement Factory Sepangar ► Palm Oil Mill, Beaufort (sewage) ► Water Treatment Plant, Talibong ► Tuaran River (water) ► Kota Kinabalu (air) ► Danum Valley (biodiversity)
  10. 10. Teaching at UTM Johor • UG: 2 classes + 2 semesters • Investigation: cross courses ─ e.g.: Methods of Teaching Science • Semester: 14 weeks • In classroom: (discussion) • Fieldwork: visitation • Oral & written report: group / individual
  11. 11. ii. Fieldworks Visit + observation + investigation: ►Johor: Jemaluang E-Education Centre ►Pahang: Jerantut National Park; Kuala Gandah Elephant Rehabilitation Centre, Lancang Biodiversity Institute ►Sarawak: Bau―Blue Lake; Wind Caves; Fairy Caves; Serikin Market; Santubong Sanctuary; Kuching Orchid Garden
  12. 12. UTM Skudai PPAS Jemaluang
  13. 13. Blindfold (Jejak Kelawar) Wait…I’m frightened
  14. 14. E-rehab centre ▼ E-awareness talk E-role play ▼ Shhhh…..yyy y
  15. 15. National Park Pahang
  16. 16. E-trekking
  17. 17. ▼ E-games
  18. 18. E-bath▼ Canopy walk ►
  19. 19. E-expedition Cave E-exploration Kuching
  20. 20. Teaching at UKM Bangi • Both: UG and Graduates • Semester: 14 weeks • Modes: • Class: issue analyses ─players ─values ─ positions • Video: Internet; Lorax; The Green • Fieldwork: jungle; fauna-flora; sites • Investigation: group / individual • Class: report on e-issues; community service; case studies; issue analyses
  21. 21. Visits and talks: ►Institute Biodiversity Lanchang ►Nature Park, Kuala Selangor ►Fireflies Observation, Kg Kuantan ►Zoo Negara, Hulu Kelang ►Wildlife Forest Reserve, Tg Tuan ►Birds Observation Centre, Tg Tuan ►Turtle Hatchery, Padang Kemunting ►Charcoal Factory, Kuala Linggi ►Mangrove Forest, Kuala Linggi
  22. 22. Centre for Biodiversity Lanchang Animal museum ▼
  23. 23. E-presentation …
  24. 24. … sites
  25. 25. …E-education ▼ ▼ E-trekking
  26. 26. Kuala Selangor Nature Park
  27. 27. …E-experience
  28. 28. …plant species
  29. 29. Oregon State University, USA … visiting professors
  30. 30. “E-friends” SmiLe!!!! …are you hungry or angry???
  31. 31. Visiting Professor MonashUniversity,Gippsland
  32. 32. Kuala Linggi
  33. 33. …migratory birds
  34. 34. …charcoal factory
  35. 35. … E-candid?
  36. 36. National Zoo
  37. 37. E-service Iyerk!!! Bad smelling…
  38. 38. …E-visitors
  39. 39. Sabah: …forum
  40. 40. …butterflies
  41. 41. Kinabalu World Heritage (UNESCO)
  42. 42. … landslide / degradation
  43. 43. …clean river???
  44. 44. …open burning
  45. 45. …landslide?
  46. 46. KL in haze
  47. 47. Kuala Lumpur landslide
  48. 48. toppled houses landslide Kuala Lumpur
  49. 49. Kuala Lumpur
  50. 50. The teaching of EE: ►Indoor: lecture; discussion; ICT; activities; roleplay; imitation; debate; “multi-” “integrated” ►Outdoor: site visit; fieldtrip; jungle trekking; exploration; expedition. CONCLUSION
  51. 51. E-indoor Lectures
  52. 52. Discussion
  53. 53. Discussion
  54. 54. Internet
  55. 55. Activities/ Games
  56. 56. ImitatingAUUUMMM!!!! mmmuuuuahhh ─ Imitating
  57. 57. Investigation
  58. 58. E-debate
  59. 59. E-talk Teacher’s advise
  60. 60. …comfortable and secure…
  61. 61. Conclusion • Methods: indoor + outdoor • Integrated: • ISSUE ANALYSIS: player, position, belief, and values  GROUP WORK: case study; issues  ORAL PRESENTATION: findings, action plans, and recommendations  WRITTEN REPORT: report your field trip
  62. 62. Suggestions • Gov’t (MOE) …proper guide; curriculum; E-education centres; staff; funding • Documentations: formal & non-formal • E-education: long life and continuous • Frequent & proper training: modeling • Researches: local; national; international
  63. 63. THANK YOU

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