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Environmental History
Brian Caton, Luther College
This course introduces students to the field of environmental history. Students examine the ways in which humans, plants, animals, and microbiota have acted as agents in the history of the world. The course ...

Sustainability Science
Tun Myint, Carleton College
This course is conceived within the dual challenge of the need to understand how societal dynamics and environmental dynamics interact over time AND how they help induce or inhibit sustainability of social ...

Sustainability Courses at Colorado College
Barbara Whitten, Colorado College
A number of Colorado College classes that address sustainability are located on a website at prowl.coloradocollege.edu/course/view.php?id=1748. The enrollment key is RachelCarson

Campus Ecology
Jim Farrell, Environmental Studies, St. Olaf College
An exploration of the moral ecology of everyday life on college campuses, paying attention to the social construction of common sense and the habits that affect the habitats of the world, as well as to alternative ...

International Environmental Politics and Policy
Tun Myint, Carleton College
This course covers five arenas crucial to understanding the nature and dynamics of international environmental issues and political processes: (1) international political orders; (2) international environmental ...

Alternative Education Perspectives: Sustainability as a key issue
Sonja Darlington, Education and Youth Studies, Beloit College
Alternative perspectives in education is an introductory course focusing on public and private educational institutions in the US and also Africa. The central question for this course, while engaging in a ...

Global Sustainability
Jim Zaffiro, Central College
An interdisciplinary overview of global sustainability politics, policies, issues, movements, ideas, challenges, and solutions, with emphasis on student awareness, understanding, and integration of diverse themes ...

Culture and Cognition
Lawrence White, Department of Psychology, Beloit College (Wisconsin)
In this upper-level seminar, students and instructor investigate the dynamic interplay between cultural processes and mental processes. Students and instructor read and discuss primary sources. Students write seven ...

Cross-Cultural Psychology
Gail Ferguson, Psychology Department, Knox College
This course is designed to explore the influences of culture on human development and behavior by examining select topics in psychology from a multicultural, multiethnic, and international perspective. Core topics ...

Germany and the Environment
Amy Gates-Young, Modern Languages, Central College
This course examines Germanys relationship to the environment in light of its particular political, cultural and business context.


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