Lesson 3: Using Research to Improve Practice

Environmental education is a dynamic field, and new research is always being published about new thinking and what works. Research can help you improve your programs and increase impact. But research doesn’t just inform practice. The work of educators also informs the work of researchers, making sure that they are asking the right questions and generating useful information for the field. The animated infographic below outlines the various connections between research and practice in EE (download as a PDF or image).