NRES 681: Place-Based Instructional Strategies for Environmental Educators

  • 1 credit course taught by Becca Franzen
  • 100%  online course
  • Class dates: 02/19/2018 - 03/16/2018
  • Term: Spring 2018

Investigate place-based Environmental Education, theory and application. Learn and practice effective techniques for engaging student learning in non-formal and residential settings. Available for undergraduate credit as NRES 481.


Rebecca Franzen, Ed.D.

Becca joined the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2012 in a dual role as staff of the WCEE and teaching faculty in the College of Natural Resources. Becca has been an environmental educator since the early 1990s and now enjoys teaching college courses in environmental education.  She also works with graduate students, reviews applications for environmental science teaching licensure, and coordinates the Teacher Educator Network for Environmental Education. Becca has a B.S. in environmental education and interpretation and an M.S. in human and community resources from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She earned an Ed.D. through Northern Illinois University in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in social studies, science, and environmental education. In her spare time, Becca likes to go fishing, camping, hiking, and skiing.

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Questions regarding class content, please contact Becca Franzen at or 715-346-4943.

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