ETEC 500 Concept Map

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1. People

1.1. Demographics

1.1.1. socio-economic status

1.1.2. age

1.1.3. gender

1.1.4. language

1.1.5. race

1.1.6. geographic location

1.1.7. access to media

1.2. Potential biases

1.2.1. religious views

1.2.2. economic ties

1.2.3. traditions and cultural practices

1.2.4. level of education

1.2.5. social conditioning

1.2.6. cognitive biases

1.3. Secularism

2. Conservation

2.1. History of environmental crisis

2.1.1. cause and effect

2.2. Individual Practices

2.3. Corporate Structures

2.3.1. business practices

2.3.2. dynamics of globalisation

2.3.3. capitalist frameworks

2.4. Values and Ethics

2.4.1. motivations

2.5. Scientific Knowledge

2.5.1. research methods

2.5.2. application of findings

3. Media

3.1. Types

3.1.1. entertainment

3.1.2. advertising

3.1.3. documentary

3.1.4. educational

3.2. Creation Strategies

3.3. Audiences

3.3.1. media platform

3.3.2. accessibility

3.4. Function of Media

4. Language and Semiotics

4.1. Accessibility

4.1.1. language selection

4.1.2. tone

4.1.3. jargon

4.2. Intended Meanings

4.2.1. language interpretations

4.2.2. universal signs

4.2.3. translation

4.2.4. hermenuetics

4.3. Ideologies and Understandings

4.3.1. meaning associations

4.3.2. interpretative bias

4.4. Communication Strategies

4.4.1. direct

4.4.2. indirect

5. Public Education

5.1. Social

5.1.1. media

5.1.2. family

5.1.3. friends

5.1.4. environmental

5.2. Optional

5.2.1. learning programs

5.2.2. tertiary education

5.3. Institutional

5.3.1. governments

5.3.2. schools

5.3.3. businesses

5.3.4. museums and art institutes

6. References and Inspiration

6.1. Leonard Boff

6.2. Lynn White

6.3. Bron Taylor

6.3.1. Dark Green Religion

6.4. Vox Climate Lab

6.5. Veritasium

6.5.1. Derek Muller

6.6. National Geographic

6.7. Bronislaw Szerszynski

6.7.1. Nature, Technology and the Sacred

6.8. Rockerfeller, Steven and John C. Elder

6.9. Bruno Latour

6.10. Roger S. Gottlieb,

6.10.1. Deep Ecology

6.11. Michel Foucault

6.11.1. The Order of Things

6.12. Koyaanisqatsi

6.13. The Power of Community

7. Potential Research Questions

7.1. How do media cultures differ?

7.2. Is an explicit or implicit focus on conservation tactics more effective?

7.3. Does media need to be created for a specific audience to be effective?

7.4. Will the genre/type of media affect its accessibility?

7.5. What are the best media sharing platforms for reaching the largest groups?

7.6. What pre-existing content speaks to the conservation narrative or carries environmental value?

8. Potential Research Questions

8.1. What are the demographics of the group being studied?

8.2. What are the conservation tactics being taught and are they culturally relevant?

8.3. What are the influences on the group's current environmental perspectives?

8.4. Is there a need for conservation practices to be cultivated?

8.5. Are there any challenges to developing sustainable mindsets in the group being researched?

9. Potential Research Questions

9.1. What are the benefits of implicit versus explicit education strategies for conservation and sustainability pracatices in public environments?

9.2. What are the, if any, laws and governance around sharing of knowledge and information in public spaces?

9.3. What are the spaces in which media based educational efforts will be accessed by the public?

9.4. Have there been any particularly successful campaigns around conservation that can be considered as a framework for future efforts?

9.5. How can we integrate scientific and environmental knowledge, sustainability education and conservation tactics into the pre-existing schooling systems?

9.6. What are the expected audiences and social groups in the public environment of the expected conservation campaign?

10. Potential Research Questions

10.1. Is the history of the environmental crisis relevant to finding a solution to it?

10.2. Is scientific knowledge/jargon alienating and therefore detrimental to public conservation education and efforts?

10.3. Is it more effective to try to address a public audience or private corporations and business structures to begin to implicit conservation policies and practices?

10.4. What are the most successful strategies for fostering and motivating value for and ethics relating to nature and the environment?

10.5. By what standards do we determine which practices are necessary to conservation and sustainability? How can we identify Western/first world biases?

10.6. How do we avoid superiority/knowledge biases for conservation efforts?

10.7. Is there a connection or disparity around how to structure, teach and encourage conservation practices in first and third world environments?

11. Potential Research Questions

11.1. How do we present conservation information in a way that is approachable and easy to understand?

11.2. How do we overcome language barriers when creating media intended for public education?

11.3. Can we include art and aesthetics into educational efforts?