Bioregion Disciplineshowing only Interdisciplinary Studies Show all Bioregion Discipline
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary
- Civil Society & Governance
- Climate Change
- Cultures & Religions
- Cycles & Systems
- Design & Planning
- Ecosystem Health
- Ethics & Values
- Food Systems & Agriculture
- Human Impact & Footprint
- Human Health & Wellbeing
- Lifestyles & Consumption
- Natural Resources
- Pollution & Waste
- Promising Pedagogies
- Sense of Place
- Social & Environmental Justice
- Sustainability Concepts & Practices
- Water & Watersheds
Results 21 - 24 of 24 matches
What is the West?
Maureen Ryan, Western Washington University
What is the West? is a written reflective exercise, with associated readings and discussion, designed to 1) build insight into how personal experiences shape our perception of landscapes, 2) enhance knowledge of the geography and ecology of the American West, and 3) illuminate the role of water (or lack of water) in the natural and cultural history of the American West.
Bioregion Scale: Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Cultures & Religions, Sense of Place
Community Questions, Global Answers, and the Ethics of Environmental Responsibility
Amos Nascimento, University of Washington Tacoma
This submission is both a course and an activity using the bioregion as a resource for environmental ethics. The first part of the course is devoted to questions (fact gathering) related to the bioregion. The second part is reflecting and focused on global answers.
Bioregion Scale: Local Community/Watershed, Regional
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Social & Environmental Justice, Ethics & Values, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Civil Society & Governance, Sense of Place
Exploring Personal Footprints
Bev Farb, Everett Community College
Students apply the main research methods in sociology to explore their personal footprints (i.e., the global consequences of their individual actions).
Bioregion Scale: Global
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Lifestyles & Consumption, Human Impact & Footprint
How Well Do You Know Your Neighborhood?
Kate Davies, Antioch University McGregor
In this assignment on place-based learning, students respond to a quiz containing questions about the environmental and socio-cultural conditions in their neighborhood. The quiz can easily be modified to suit specific circumstances and needs.
Bioregion Scale: Home/Backyard, Local Community/Watershed
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Sense of Place