Research

The NRCA's multidisciplinary research team is comprised of faculty and students from the University of Connecticut's department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE), Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR), and Neag School of Education.

 

The team’s expertise includes water resources, land use, climate science, science education, and geospatial technology.

 

Through our publications, presentations, and webinars, we share curricular resources, program design principles, and research on intergenerational learning in informal STEM programs, among other topics.

 

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Publications

Presentations

Year Conference Title
2022 8th National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase: Access, Inclusion & Equity Impacts of intergenerational community conservation
2021 7th National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase: COVID, Equity & Social Justice Socially-distanced community conservation partnerships
2020 6th National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice. Designing for intergenerational community conservation
2020 49th North American Association for Environmental Education Conference Program design principles to support teen-adult community partnerships’ conservation efforts
2019 5th National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase: Innovations in STEM Education Intergenerational Conservation STEM Learning and Identity
2018 4th National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase: Transforming the Educational Landscape Conservation Training Partnerships: intergenerational environmental solutions in action
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