COURSES | TRAINING | EDUCATION

 

Here you find resources for courses, training, and preK-12, university, and graduate level forest education.

 

Online Courses

 

ESPAÑOL Cursos en linea en español en https://www.botanical-online.com/ 

ESPAÑOL: UNPROFESOR: https://www.unprofesor.com/

FRANÇAIS: Conservation en Afrique – Courses en ligne https://mooc-conservation.org/

FRANÇAIS: Cours: Accéder à MOOC Conservation https://mooc-conservation.org/index.html 

FRANÇAIS: FORMACIONS EN LIGNE: MOOC conservation et aires protégées https://papaco.org/fr/moocs/

350.org – Courses on climate change and social change https://trainings.350.org/online-skill-ups/?akid=117095.43544.GGCKP1&rd=1&t=22

Conservation in Africa online courses https://mooc-conservation.org/en/index_EN.html

Coursera online courses https://www.coursera.org/

Digital Learning for Sustainable Development, Haw Hamburg – https://dl4sd.org/course/ 

EDX.org – Online courses https://www.edx.org/

The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) Training Courses https://fsr.eui.eu/

FAO elearning Academy https://elearning.fao.org/ | Course catalogue: http://online.fliphtml5.com/juyqq/hnwj/#p=1 

Future Learn – Online courses https://www.futurelearn.com/

Harvard University – Free online courses https://online-learning.harvard.edu/catalog?keywords=&paid%5B1%5D=1&max_price=&start_date_range%5Bmin%5D%5Bdate%5D=&start_date_range%5Bmax%5D%5Bdate%5D=

Khan Academy online courses https://www.khanacademy.org/

Code school https://www.pluralsight.com/codeschool

Integrated Biology and Inquiry Skills (IBIS) course https://wp.geneseo.edu/ibis-curriculum/

Inter-American Development Bank – Courses (English, Spanish, Portuguese) https://cursos.iadb.org/en?lang=en

Landscape Academy, A curated set of online and face-to-face learning opportunities on Landscape Approaches. https://academy.globallandscapesforum.org/ 

Open Learning Initiative (Carnegie Mellon University) http://oli.cmu.edu/

Physalia-courses – Courses and Workshops in Bioinformatics, Genomics and related fields https://www.physalia-courses.org/

ONLINE COURSES: Protected areas in Africa https://papaco.org/moocs/ 

SER E-Learning Course: Overview of the Practice of Ecological Restoration https://www.ser.org/page/elearningcourse 

SOAS University of London – Free online courses in Energy, Climate Policy and Diplomacy https://www.soas.ac.uk/moocs/

Stanford online courses http://online.stanford.edu/courses/

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) https://www.unitar.org/sustainable-development-goals/accelerating-sdg-implementation/our-portfolio/2030-agenda-online-courses

ONLINE COURSES: UN SDG:Learn – a gateway to learning solutions of 50+ UN agencies, international organizations, academia, and the private sector. www.unsdglearn.org

UN Staff College – What would you like to learn? https://www.unssc.org/ | https://www.unssc.org/courses/ 

The University of Sydney MOOCs and Free Online Courses https://www.mooc-list.com/university-entity/university-sydney

World Bank Open Learning Campus https://olc.worldbank.org/ | Course list https://olc.worldbank.org/calendar

 

Training | Education

 

ESPAÑOL: Proyecto Ambiental, Escuela de Educacion Ambiental (Argentina) https://www.proyecto-ambiental.com/

350.org Trainings https://trainings.350.org/  

American Institute of Biological Sciences – Resources for teaching and learning biology https://www.aibs.org/education/teaching_resources.html

Asian Development Bank Institute https://www.adb.org/adbi/main | Elearning https://elearning-adbi.org/

American Museum of Natural History – Network of Conservation Educators & Practitioners – Resources for conservation educators and practitioners https://ncep.amnh.org/

Audobon – Activities https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/activities/

Botany online – The Internet Hypertextbook http://www1.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/e00/contents.htmBotanical Society of America outreach and resources https://cms.botany.org/home/outreach/science-education-and-outreach.html

Botanical Resource Websites  https://cms.botany.org/home/resources/suggested-botanical-web-sites.html

Teaching Botany online – useful information for teaching botany online https://cms.botany.org/home/resources/online_resources.html 

Biomimicry toolbox https://toolbox.biomimicry.org/

Cases for Evolution Education http://www.evo-ed.org/

Carbon Removal – Library at Zotero https://carbonremoval.info/bib

Center for Ecoliteracy – cultivating education for sustainable living. https://www.ecoliteracy.org/

Citizen Science Central (USA) www.birds.cornell.org/citscitoolkit

Citizen Science.gov (USA) https://www.citizenscience.gov/#

Citizen Science.org – Integrity in Science, Integrity in Engagement (USA) https://www.citizenscience.org/

Connected Biology project – Linking genetics and evolution to increase sophistication of student understanding over time. https://connectedbio.org/ 

Connect 2 Earth – platform with open source material to empower people to speak up on “why nature matters” https://connect2earth.org/

Conservation Courses – National Geographic https://www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/exploring-conservation/

Conservation in the Classroom https://www.worldwildlife.org/pages/conservation-in-the-classroom?utm_campaign=wild-classroom&utm_medium=email&utm_source=enews-wwf&utm_content=2007c-ed

Conservation Training (The Nature Conservancy) https://www.conservationtraining.org/?redirect=0 

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – e-Learning Platform https://scbd.unssc.org/course/index.php?categoryid=4

CourseSource is an open-access journal of peer-reviewed teaching resources for undergraduate biological sciences. https://www.coursesource.org/ 

Digital biological collections in education https://www.idigbio.org/education 

Digital Learning for Sustainable Development (Haw Hamburg) https://dl4sd.org/

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Capacity Development https://www.imf.org/en/Capacity-Development

Development Bank of Latin America – Capacitación (español) https://www.caf.com/es/actualidad/capacitacion/

Digital Learning for Sustainable Development https://dl4sd.org/

Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (North Carolina State University) https://delta.ncsu.edu/

Ecological Society of America outreach and resources https://www.esa.org/programs/ecology-education/

EDEOS Digital Education – e‑learning on complex political and scientific topics https://edeos.org/en/

EIT Climate-KIC Learning: towards a climate-resilient society https://learning.climate-kic.org/en/E-learning on Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable and Development https://www.igfmining.org/guidance-for-governments/local-content/e-learning/

FEW-View –  Do you know where your food, energy, and water come from? An online educational tool that helps U.S. residents and community leaders visualize their supply chains https://fewsion.dtn.asu.edu/ 

Field Museum of Natural History – Field Guides https://fieldguides.fieldmuseum.org/

FIND Outdoors – Promoting educational, recreational and interpretive opportunities about forests and nature in the Southern US. in America www.cfaia.org.

Forest Carbon and Climate Program – Michigan State University https://www.canr.msu.edu/fccp/

Forest Genetics Learning Resources https://www.slu.se/Forest-Genetics-online 

Frankfurt School – UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance. We bridge knowledge and capacity gaps among financial stakeholders to effect positive change and neutralize the climate crisis. https://www.fs-unep-centre.org/

The Globe Program: a worldwide science and education program https://www.globe.gov/

InformalScience.org is a collection of project, research, and evaluation resources designed to support the informal STEM education community in a variety of learning environments. https://www.informalscience.org/  

International Land Coalition – Fighting for land rights – Learning Hub https://learn.landcoalition.org/en/

Landscape Academy – A curated set of online and face-to-face learning opportunities on Landscape Approaches. https://academy.globallandscapesforum.org/

Leading Groups Online – guide to leading online courses, meetings, trainings, and events http://www.leadinggroupsonline.org/

LEARNING HUB – Good Practices https://learn.landcoalition.org/en/good-practices/

Learning Through Citizen Science: Enhancing Opportunities by Design https://sites.nationalacademies.org/DBASSE/BOSE/Citizen_Science/index.htm 

Long Term Ecological Research Network – Educator and researcher resources, remote learning resources https://lternet.edu/ | https://lternet.edu/k-12-education/remote-learning-resources/

Microsoft – Home & family resources to, work, learn, and play at home https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/remote-resource-center?ocid=FY2003ENG_ema_rmc_win_50266_2056653_15065__HER&zuid=101C6A373E618119839416C4B9CF499474&activetab=remote_resource_group%3aprimaryr2

National Center for Science Education – Accurate and effective science education https://ncse.ngo/

Natural Inquirer – Science journal for preK-12 http://www.naturalinquirer.org/

Nature Lab: Educator Resources for K-12 Curriculum – Virtual Field Trips https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/who-we-are/how-we-work/youth-engagement/nature-lab/virtual-field-trips/

Nature Research Journals – Career advice https://www.nature.com/nature/articles?type=career-feature

National Geographic – Education resources at https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/

NBC News Learn.  NBC News Learn is the education division of NBC News ‐ distributing the journalism and story telling of NBC News to students in the classroom, at home, and in the community. https://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn  

Online Educational Resources for Instructors in the Sciences, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) https://www.aslo.org/online-educational-resources-for-instructors-in-the-sciences/ 

Pathways – Lessons, Activities, and Videos on Basic Biomedical Science http://www.scholastic.com/pathways/index.html

PlantingScience Master Plant Science Team. PlantingScience is a free online resource to teachers and schools. – https://blog.aspb.org/tag/plantingscience/ 

Project Learning Tree – Environmental education preK-12 https://www.plt.org/

Proforest – Helping people to manage and source natural resources sustainably. https://proforest.net/

PROGRAMMING TOOL: WeDo 2.0 makes coding a reality for elementary students. Using LEGO® bricks, easy-to-use https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/wedo-20-lego-education/9nblggh6gs8s?OCID=ema_6828974&WT.mc_id=PromoEmail_6828974_17158_en_US_Remote_Learning_04-23-20_Module_5_Apps_Lego&mi_u=129394692&activetab=pivot:overviewtab

QUBES –  Math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems https://qubeshub.org/

REDD+ Academy – Capacity development for REDD+ https://www.unredd.net/knowledge/redd-plus-academy.html

REDEFINING STEM LEARNING https://evolvingstem.org/  

Reintegrating biology – To fully understand biological systems, as well as realize their full potential, it is essential to integrate research methods and perspectives from the different subdisciplines of biology. https://reintegratingbiology.org/

SDG Academy https://www.unsdsn.org/sdg-academy

Science Education – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (USA) https://www.nigms.nih.gov/science-education

Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Teaching Resources – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (USA) https://www.nigms.nih.gov/education/sepa-teaching-resources/

Sci Starter – Science we can do together https://scistarter.org/ 

Semantic Scholar – Literature search engine https://www.semanticscholar.org/  

Society for the Advancement of Biological Education Research https://saberbio.wildapricot.org/

Southern Region Extension Forestry (USA) – eLearn Interactive online learning modules for forest management practices http://elearn.sref.info/ 

Sustainability Improves Student Learning (SISL) Carleton University – Resources for teaching sustainability https://serc.carleton.edu/sisl/index.html

Teaching tools in Plant Biology – American Society of Plant Biologists http://www.plantcell.org/content/teaching-tools-plant-biology 

TedEd Earth School – Quests for students around the world to celebrate, explore and connect with nature. https://ed.ted.com/earth-school

Undergrad ed: Integrating Biology & Inquiry Skills https://wp.geneseo.edu/ibis-curriculum/

UNESCO Global Education Coalition https://en.unesco.org/covid19/educationresponse/globalcoalition

The U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development -Living within limits: https://uspartnership.org/  

We are Teachers – Our mission is to inspire teachers by sharing practical classroom ideas https://www.weareteachers.com/about-weareteachers/

Work and life advice for students (how to balance your work/life, how to chose your PhD topic, or your supervisor, etc. https://biodiversitydynamics.wordpress.com/

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Education and Training https://public.wmo.int/en/resources/training

Zooniverse – People-powered research http://www.zooinverse.org