Promoting STEM Interest and Connections to Nature Through a Soundscape Ecology Camp for Students With Visual Impairments

January 16th, 2018 | RESEARCH

This article discusses Purdue University's Center for Global Soundscapes' five-day camp program for students with visual impairments. The program follows an inquiry-based learning approach to explore concepts fundamental to soundscape ecology.


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Team Members

Maryam Ghadiri, Author, Environmental Learning Center
Dante Francomano, Author, Purdue University
Kristen Bellisario, Author, Purdue University
Bryan Pijanowski, Author, Purdue University


Identifier Type: ISSN
Identifier: 2475-8779

Publication: Connected Science Learning
Volume: 5


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: AISL
Award Number: 1323615
Funding Amount: 739239

Related URLs

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Full Scale Development: Global Soundscapes! The Big Data, Big Screens, Open Ears Project


Access and Inclusion: People with Disabilities
Audience: Evaluators | Learning Researchers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | General STEM | Life science | Nature of science | Physics
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Summer and Extended Camps