Changing the behavior and practices of energy users can be just as important as finding new sources of energy. It requires an understanding of community-based social marketing, psychology and behavioral economics for successful public action and support.
This course covers strategies for designing and implementing effective behavior change programs that promote environmental sustainability. It is geared towards learners that want to venture outside of technology for a more holistic viewpoint on energy and sustainability.
You Will Learn
- Consumer energy reduction intervention frameworks
- Design thinking and behaviorally informed design principles
- Personal motivations for engaging with energy consumption
- Research-derived principles for deploying motivational plans
- Self-monitoring engagement and social competition programs
This course is approximately 5 hours of video content with 2 hours of coursework.
- Banny Banerjee Professor of Practice, Stanford University
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