Through my courses I teach students the science behind environmental problems and the efforts conducted to minimize human impacts and promote sustainability. I also train students on how to use their science to make an impact on society.
A 2-credit course for University of Florida graduate students that allows students to successfully use their science to reach people beyond their scientific field.
Topics covered are: IDEA and broadening participation in STEM, K-12 Outreach, Science Communication, Use of social media, Evaluation of outreach activities, etc.
Global Change Ecology and Sustainability (BSC 2862)
A 3-credit 100% online course for undergraduates that offers students the opportunity to learn how to use ecological concepts to discuss major anthropogenic driven changes that are occurring globally.
The Voyage of the Turtle
"Pretty much every topic in the class gave me useful insight into how to best develop a science communication project. I especially learned a lot about evaluating success and which modes of outreach are the most effective."