Current Courses taught by Dr. Ennes

FOR 6934: Science Communication and Public Education

This course will provide an introduction to science communication, environmental education, and public outreach. The course will focus on strategic message framing and how to convey scientific research to the public. The public outreach portion will focus on general audiences as well as K-12 specific outreach. This course will be taught each spring as part of the School of Forestry, Fisheries, and Geomatic Science‘s Environmental Education and Communication Certificate. This course is most appropriate for students currently engaged in research. You can see the syllabus here

ARH 6797: Museum Education

This course will provide an introduction to current and emerging practices in museum education. We will focus on how people learn and teach in museums with a particular focus on critical issues in the field. Museum Education is one of the core classes in the Museum Studies program. This course will take place at the Florida Museum of Natural History in the Spring of 2023.

Past Courses

(Un)Common Reads- University of Florida

Fundamentals of Coastal and Marine Education- University of North Carolina Wilmington 

Introduction to Environmental Studies- University of North Carolina Wilmington

Recent Outreach

Presentation for the 2021 International Symposium of Science Museums on how museums can support the science capital of their family visitors. 

The keys to sustainable online programming? Partnerships and professional development. American Alliance of Museums Blog. 

Want to teach kids about nature? Insects can help. The Conversation.