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Education: Special Topics: Topic: Land based or place based resources

Land based or place based

Conduct a subject search for place-based education in the catalog.

Another helpful subject may be "land use"

There are other books that my fall under this category. The best way to locate books on place based is to use a combination of subject headings and keywords.

Use the advance search option on top of the Catalogue page.

  1. In the first box, choose Subject.
    1. In the search area beside it, type earth sciences
  2. In the second box, leave it at Any Field.
    1. In the search area, type juvenile.
  3. Click Go.

Other subject headings to try either on their own or in combination with the keyword "juvenile" are:

  1. Landforms
  2. Bodies of Water
  3. Earth
  4. Environmental Education - Study and Teaching
  5. Environmentalism
  6. Ecology - Study and teaching
  7. Human Animal Relationships
  8. Human Plant Relationships
  9. Indigenous Peoples - Ecology
  10. Nature -- Effect of human beings on
  11. Biodiversity Conservation
  12. Experiential learning
  13. Outdoor education
  14. Outdoor life
  15. Adventure education
  16. Natural history - outdoor books
  17. Outdoor learning laboratories
  18. Outward bound schools


Keywords for land based and place based resources

When searching the catalog or a database, try these keywords in combination with subject headings or on their own:

  • Environmental learning
  • Local to global
  • Pedagogy of place
  • Place-based curriculum
  • Education for sustainability
  • Sense of place
  • Experiential education