Estimated Tuition Costs
Please use the Student Tuition and Fee Table to estimate the cost of taking this course for credit.
In-service teacher, nonformal educator or education major with junior rank or above by summer of enrollment or permission of instructor.
An immersive, hands-on workshop based on learning by doing. Individual and cooperative group activities in the classroom and outdoors. Attention to learning styles, applications of educational research, regional education opportunities and resources, and curriculum needs at different grade levels and in nonformal settings. Classwork will take us to multiple Lake Erie islands and coastal areas. Can be taken for college credit or as a non-credit workshop. Content is geared toward those currently working or intending to work with grades 4-12 students or in nonformal settings.
A field-based opportunity to receive certification in Project Wild, Project Wild Aquatic, Science and Civics, Project Wet, and Healthy Water, Healthy People educational curricula.
-use the resources of Stone Laboratory, Lake Erie and the Island region to gain hands-on experience with the lessons
-practice and model the use of inquiry-based pedagogical strategies
-identify lesson alignments to state standards and Great Lakes Literacy Principles
-explore and critically evaluate online Great Lakes resources that can supplement water and wildlife curricula
-construct assessment questions at various levels of cognitive demand to accompany lessons
-network with colleagues to expand a science education community of practice
-develop a plan for integrating multiple lessons into their specific educational settings
-experience stewardship activities for enhancing community understanding and the Great Lakes environment
Scholarships for educators are available:
- Complete the scholarship application at this link: go.osu.edu/stonelabscholarapp
- Submit college transcripts
- Seek two completed recommendation forms at this link: go.osu.edu/stonelabscholarrec
Individuals completing these forms should be non-relatives who can speak to your academic success and work ethic. Recommendation forms should include the author’s business email.