Faculty Advisor

Klein, Andrew G.

Faculty Advisor

Tuler, Seth

Center

AUSTR / Australia

Abstract

The Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) raises awareness about sustainability by educating visitors about how their actions have implications for the future. To assist CERES, we evaluated one of their visitor activities about sustainability, the Australia 2030 Trail, designed to promote awareness about the effects of current lifestyle choices. We found that the information, infrastructure and education methods needed to be updated in order to better educate visitors. We designed a new Australia 2050 Trail using information from a literature review, interviews, focus groups and surveys to understand how to improve the 2030 TrailÂ’s content and design. Further recommendations are included to evaluate and improve our proposed 2050 Trail.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

May 2014

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

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