Approximately 3.5 hours long, and completely self-paced, the online course examines key topics such as water science, aquatic ecosystems, water pollution, human water systems, the global water crisis, water footprints, and sustainable water technology. Consistent with all GEF Institute online courses, the content includes rich images and graphs, video narrations, pre and post assessments, quizzes, and activities. The course is offered on-demand so participants gain immediate access to course materials upon successful enrollment at which time they have 90 days to complete all requirements.
The Institute’s certificate programs are designed to be progressive, with each subsequent certificate level building upon the knowledge gained in the last. To earn the Sustainability Specialist Certificate in Water, participants simply complete the online course Water and Sustainability, plus the courses required to earn the Sustainability Professional Certificate. In total, participants are required to complete approximately 8 hours of self-paced coursework within 90 days. Topics covered in the Sustainability Professional Certificate include an introduction to sustainability, such as its purposes, challenges, and requirements;
To learn more about GEF Institute’s online courses and certificate programs, visit www.gefinstitute.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About GEF Institute
GEF Institute, a division of Green Education Foundation (GEF), was established to meet the increasing market demand for sustainability focused education and training. The Institute builds on GEF's expertise in K-12 sustainability education and STEM concepts by offering affordable online courses in sustainability to educators, students at the high school and undergraduate level, employees and professionals. In addition to individual online courses, the Institute’s robust certificate program distinguishes those with a proven comprehensive understanding of important sustainability topics. The Institute's courses are eligible for professional development or academic credit. www.gefinstitute.org