Instructionally Related Activities Funds Request Summary

Project SponsorTracylee Clarke
Activity TitleSanta Rosa Camping Trip
Activity/Event DateFall 14
Date Funding Needed ByFall 14
Previously Funded?No
Proposal #
Report submitted for previously Funded Activity?
Report submitted for previously Funded Activity
Academic Program or Center NameCommunication Program
Estimated total Course Fee revenue$15 per student = $375
Amount Requested from IRA$3759
Estimated Number of Students Participating25
Conditions and ConsiderationsField Trip
Brief Activity DescriptionStudents enrolled in ESRM/COMM/POLS: Environmental Communication will participate in a 3 day (2 night) camping trip to Santa Rosa Island to participate in an ongoing service learning project (i.e. invasive plant removal, restoration, etc.). They will relate their experience to class content and readings both during and after the trip.
Learning Outcomes and Relation to IRA to Course OfferingsESRM/POLS/COMM: Environmental Communication

√ Comprehend and articulate individual ecological identity formation;
√ Demonstrate the importance of civic engagement and advocacy as it relates to your interactions with the environment;
√ Learn various philosophical lenses that shape and influence our interactions with the environment;
√ Understand the interplay between culture and nature as well as the charges and implications of environmental justice;

Description of Assessment ProcessStudents will keep a journal during the camping trip and will be asked to write a 3-page paper linking their experience, journal notes and class readings.
Activity Budgetfall-14-ira-travelbudget-clarke.xlsx(MS Excel)
CIA Budget
CIA Proposal
Course Syllabus
CIA CertificationI certify that students attending this trip are not previous or repeat attendees of a prior International UNIV 392 Trip
Other Sources of FundingThere is a course fee of $15 that will be put towards this trip (for a total of $375). The submitted budget reflects this additional support.
Target Audience/Student MarketingStudents enrolled in ESRM/POLS/COMM Environmental Communication. This course draws students form a variety of fields and makes for a rich discussion.
Bring Benefit to CampusStudents will highlight their experience in a poster at the Sage Forum as well as a presentation in class (open to campus invite). In addition their work will be publicized in all communication regarding opportunities on the island.
SustainabilityThis activity directly relates to sustainability as students are engaged in an environmental community outreach and service-learning.
Program Chair/Directortracylee.clarke
Academic Affairs AVPkaren.carey
AcknowledgementI acknowledge that I have reviewed and accepted the Conditions and Considerations herein. Please check off boxes as appropriate.

Program Chair/Director Approval

ApprovalI approve the IRA Funds Request described on this page
NameTracylee Clarke
Date/Time3/18/2014 11:24:06 AM

Academic Affairs AVP Approval