EcoVentures: Focus on the Gulf

Project

Synopsis

EcoVentures: Focus on the Gulf is a multimedia CD designed to help middle school students learn about the Gulf of Mexico’s aquatic environment and the issues associated with protecting and managing aquatic resources. Students enter the world of a fictional National Park to explore a variety of ecosystems and develop a management plan for the park. There are on-line activities, expert consultants, and a video encyclopedia.

Project Publications

Book

1.  Kahveci M. (2001). The summative evaluation of the EcoVentures program in terms of its interactivity component. Master’s thesis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

Conference Paper

1.  Kahveci M. (2000). An on-line evaluation system for curriculum materials development. Paper presented at the International Conference on College Teaching & Learning. Jacksonville, Florida, USA. April 12 - 15, 2000.

Project Information

Position

External Evaluator: Kahveci M (PI: George Dawson)

Duration

2000 - 20011

Host Institution

Florida State University

Funding Institution

National Science Foundation

Budget

$1,000,000

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