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Students who register for this Penn State course gain access to assignments and instructor feedback, and earn academic credit. Information about Penn State's Energy and Sustainability Policy Bachelor's program is available at the ESP Overview Page.
Quick Facts about EME 466
- Instructor - Dr. Vera J. Cole, Senior Lecturer and Lead Faculty for Energy and Sustainability Policy programs, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University.
- Authors - Dr. Vera J. Cole (Senior Lecturer) and Brandi Robinson (Lecturer), Dutton e-Education Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University.
- Overview - EME 466 is a required course for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Energy Sustainability and Policy. It is the Capstone Course for students nearing completion of an Energy and Sustainability Policy degree. It provides a culminating experience in the form of an individualized capstone project with structured, well-defined deliverables.
- Learning Environment - This website provides the primary instructional materials for the course. The Resources menu at left links to important supporting materials, while the Course Outline menu links to the course lessons. CANVAS, Penn State's course management system, is used to support the delivery of this course, as well as to provide the primary communications, calendaring, and submission tools for the course.
- Topics of Study - The topic of study (subject matter for the capstone project) is selected by the student and subject to the instructor's approval. Course materials provide detailed guidance for topic consideration and selection.