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Tutorial 1- Overview of Socio-environmental Synthesis

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Jan 10, 2015
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Cynthia Wei

This tutorial provides an overview of the socio-environmental research and problem solving approach. Learning goals for this tutorial include:

  • Explain why addressing environmental problems requires both natural and social science perspectives.
  • Explain why a systems perspective is important for studying environmental problems.
  • Summarize what the process of socio-environmental synthesis involves and why this research approach is important.

In the Appendix of this Tutorial is a brief description of concept maps, general guidelines for creating concept maps, and references about concept mapping.

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