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University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Place-Based Education, Certificate

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Certificate in Place-Based Education
AU New England
Credits for Degree: 12 semester credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Online, classroom
Standard time to completion: 12 months

Program Overview

The Certificate in Place-Based Education focuses on the process of using the local community and environment as starting points to integrate language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, art, music, and technology. It is built on David Sobel’s pioneering program development and writing that sparked a nationwide and international movement to design and implement place-based learning.

This is a 4 semester program that can be completed entirely online. Students can begin in any term and will take 3 credits per semester until completion.

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Plan of Study

To earn the Certificate in Place-Based Education, students must successfully complete a total of 12 credits as outlined below.

Certificate Courses - 9 Semester Credits

All students must take the following 3 courses

Elective Courses - 3 Semester Credits

Choose from the list below, or any other elective approved by advisor

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