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A Lifestyle Project for the Humanities
Kevin O'Brien, Pacific Lutheran University
Students take what they are learning in an introduction to environmental studies course and through a series of writing assignments, they can explore and choose an array of potential approaches to personal and social change.
Bioregion Scale: Campus
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Lifestyles & Consumption, Social & Environmental Justice
Meditation and Collection: "Garbage Reduction"
Gary L. Chamberlain, Seattle University
The course examines a number of unsustainable practices, the "worldview" or framework which emerged from the confluence of Christianity, the Renaissance and rise of modern science, and industrialization. We then examine new forms of Christian theological reflection leading to the construction of a framework reinforcing practices of sustainability and environmental justice.
Bioregion Scale: Global, Local Community/Watershed, Home/Backyard
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Pollution & Waste, Human Impact & Footprint, Sustainability Concepts & Practices, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Social & Environmental Justice, Ecosystem Health
Race, Class, Gender and the Earth Crisis: Sustainability and Social Justice Meet
Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, Seattle University
Students work collaboratively to construct knowledge about the intersection of social justice and ecological integrity. Students will chose a consumer product that has adverse ecological and social justice impacts and develop a set of proposals for action that would challenge, dismantle or diminish those adverse consequences.
Bioregion Topical Vocabulary: Social & Environmental Justice, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Learning Communities, Sustainability Concepts & Practices, Ecosystem Health
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, Civil Society & Governance, Promising Pedagogies:Reflective & Contemplative Practice, Sense of Place, Ethics & Values