Research Findings: by Best Education Practice

List of searchable BEPs

Best Education Practice (BEP)

…a program or practice that has been clearly defined, refined through repeated delivery and supported by a substantial body of research.  Anthony Fedler, Defining Best Practices in Boating, Fishing, and Stewardship Education, July 2001

Target Audience Database

The target audience database is a tool for identifying research-based findings about specific audiences of interest to water scientists and managers. Findings are derived from research papers describing studies that could claim to identify best education practices (BEPs) for specific audiences.

Once you’ve identified the types of findings you are looking for, you can refine your search using one of several parameters: audience, theme (outreach techniques or strategies employed), or best education practices. To see the citation for a specific finding or to see other findings from the same citation, click on the specific finding.

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