9. ORIENTATION COURSE.
About Our Orientation
Elements of Global Citizenship, the Project NatureConnect
Orientation Course is published in the book The Web of Life Imperative and is a prerequisite
for all other courses and functions of our Certification and
associated Degree programs. This course lets you experience and
share with others the organic eco-psychology of the Natural Systems
Thinking Process. It assures you that if you find this course
worthwhile, you will do well in the remainder of the program.
The course uses self-guiding
materials found entirely on internet sites but works far better
by using the optional books "The
Web of Life Imperative"and "Reconnecting
With Nature" in conjunction with the course. The books
enable you to get more out of the course as well as be able to
continue the program independently. The course starts whenever
you would like to proceed with an available interact study group.
- Open to all interested persons;
transferable to most academic programs and professional training
requirements; credit optional
- May be used as part of our
Ph.D. and M.S. Degrees
- 8-16 days
in length (minimum); average length 5 weeks.
- Begins on
the first and 15th day of each month, or by appointment;
- A consensus
based time schedule is planned by course members;
- You enjoy
a supportive 4-6 person interact study group via email;
- Credit optional: transferable
graduate or undergraduate credit or professional clock hours.
- Post-course internships are
- You can use and teach every
part of the course as you learn it online using the optional
- Save $90; you can take this
course, with its books, free if
you first apply for the Certification or Degree Program
. The application fee is $100 and includes the course
and books. The latter are used in additional courses.
Now visit our Orientation Course Description
and Application page
Please select from the Site
Index in the left column.