NRRT 505 - Environmental Education History and Theory

  • 3 credits
  • Off-Campus

This course will introduce students to the theoretical and historical background of environmental education. Content will include a careful analysis of international agreements and declarations, as well as environmental education legislation at both a national and state level in the United States. Research and theory-building studies will be examined to identify trends and patterns in environmental education.

This course requires readings and assignments only; there are no proctored examinations.


Upper division course in natural resources or related field.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Environmental Education in the 21st Century: Theory, Practice Progress and Promise (1998)
    J.A. Palmer
  • Environmental Education in the United States (1998)
    E. Archie
  • Environmental Education Research
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Journal of Environmental Education
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
  • Journal of Interpretation Research
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore