Meghann Jarchow

Sustainability Program, Biology/Sustainability

University of South Dakota

I recently began an appointment as an assistant professor of sustainability at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD.  I will be coordinating and teaching the core courses for the new undergraduate sustainability major that USD is beginning in Fall 2012.

My research interests are in prairie ecology, agroecology, managed prairie systems, and bioenergy cropping systems.

My academic training is in plant ecology and sustainable agriculture.

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Using concept mapping to experientially introduce systems thinking part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Activities
This activity uses concept mapping as a tool for students to experience the complexity that is inherent in many sustainability-related issues.

Essay (1)

Using process-focused assessments for teaching sustainability part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Meghann Jarchow, Interdepartmental - sustainability, University of South Dakota Thinking about how we assess students is as important as the methods that we use to convey the course content. I think that most ...