Education and Youth Studies
Education and Youth Studies, Beloit College
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Sustainability through Place part of ACM Pedagogic Resources:ACM/FaCE:Projects:Integrating Sustainability into the Undergraduate Curriculum:Activities
To prepare future educators (k-12) to experience place (a place of learning, cityscape, park, agricultural area etc) using a variety of lenses. The purpose of the activity is to sensitize the individual to the environment thus increasing connections to issues of sustainability. Over a period of time students will select and return to a single location in order to create a series of journal entries based on specific assignments which will be complied as a book. Depending on the focus of the methods class, the assignments will vary.
Alternative Education Perspectives: Sustainability as a key issue part of ACM Pedagogic Resources:ACM/FaCE:Projects:Integrating Sustainability into the Undergraduate Curriculum:Courses
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 discussion of many curricular possibilities, focuses on education and the planetary emergency described in David Orr's Earth in Mind.