Bioenergy Education: A Comprehensive Framework
May 4, 2014
View the recording at http://breeze.wsu.edu/p8ykgc9txcb/
Success in achieving the nation’s bioenergy goals depends on the human capital needed to drive innovation, commercialization, and operation of next generation biofuels technologies and facilities. Educating the public and the workforce that will support the biofuels industry is critical.
During this webinar, the AHB education team from Oregon State University share their overall bioenergy education framework as well as resources they have developed to meet the needs of educators and students. The education framework is intended to increase bioenergy literacy at a variety of education levels, delivered through a variety of venues.
- Family and community programing
- K12 programing
- Bioenergy research-based college transition program
- Undergraduate programing – bioenergy minor
- E-campus course development
Presenters: Kate Field and Jay Well, Oregon State University
Sponsored by: Washington State University with funding from Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grant no. 2011-68005-30407 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).