Addressing Food Security Issues in Your Course
Water and Food Sustainability
Wednesday, February 15th
10:00 am PT | 11:00 am MT | 12:00 pm CT | 1:00 pm ET
Thursday, February 9th
9:00 am PT | 10:00 am MT | 11:00 am CT | 12:00 pm ET
Presenters: Rebecca Boger (CUNY Brooklyn College), Heather Karsten (Penn State University), and Steve Vanek (Colorado State University)
This webinar is part of a series supporting teaching with InTeGrate principles, using InTeGrate-developed and curated materials as tools.
Resources, including presentation slides and the Screencast recording after the webinar
At the end of this webinar, participants will have:
- access to strategies to address the complex issues involved in understanding the wicked problem of food security
- motivation for teaching about food systems
- greater familiarity with InTeGrate principles and materials
- new colleagues engaged in this work.
Time - 9:00 am PT | 10:00 am MT | 11:00 am CT | 12:00 pm ET
Duration - 1 hour
Format - Online web presentation via Adobe Connect web conference software with questions and discussion.
Go to the webinar technology page for information on using Adobe Connect.
Detailed instructions for joining the webinar will be emailed to registered participants one day prior to the webinar.
Registration is now closed.
Preparation - There is no advance preparation required for this webinar.
Please email Rory McFadden (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions about this event.
Rebecca Boger, Earth and Environmental Sciences, CUNY Brooklyn College
Heather Karsten, Plant Science, Penn State University
Steve Vanek, Soil and Crop Science, Colorado State University
ITG webinar Addressing Food Security Issues in Your Course (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 19.7MB Feb9 17)
1) Welcome and introductory remarks - Rory McFadden, SERC staff
2) The Wicked Problem of Global Food Security – Rebecca Boger
- Interdisciplinary systems thinking using ArcGIS online
- Urban sustainability project
3) Future of Food course – Heather Karsten
- Crop life cycles and environments
- Soils and a systems approach to soil quality
- Interdisciplinary systems thinking
4) Future of Food course – Steve Vanek
- Assessing food system impacts on natural systems and sustainability
5) Reflections by participants
- Prompt: How do you plan to (or currently) incorporate food systems and/or food security issues in your course?
6) Synthetic remarks - final remarks by presenters
The conveners will reflect on the chat and each provide a synthetic remark. The chat and final remarks will be discussed further in the InTeGrate discussion thread. This online interest group is aimed at providing you with a platform for continuing discussion and exchanging ideas with your new colleagues about addressing food securty issues, as well as broader InTeGrate principles that will continue to be discussed throughout the webinar series.
7) Other modules and courses that address water resources – Rory McFadden
8) Opportunities for further interaction – Rory McFadden