Ecology refers to the pattern of relations among organisms and the environment, and campus ecology is concerned with the pattern of relationships among students in higher educational settings and their social and physical environments. This evolves from a knowledge base from two major theoretical and research areas: counseling/student development theory and ecological/environmental psychology. Examine the impact of these relationships on learning, student development, and how the student personnel administrator can understand and facilitate these relationships.
This course can be applied toward:
Enrollment in SAHE program.
Dr. James Banning
James Banning, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus of education and psychology at Colorado State University. Because of his experience as a professor, psychotherapist, and university administrator, Dr. Banning has developed an interest in the impact of the environment on human behavior. His latest research explores how physical features (architecture, signs, etc.) of the environment communicate to its inhabitants.