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Bite Me: Consumption in U.S. Society: A Learning Community on the Ethics of Food, Clothing and Shelter Choices
Michael Hanson, Bellevue Community College
This is a 10-11 credit interdisciplinary, learning community composed of life science courses and English composition courses. The focus of the course is the ethics of food, clothing and shelter choices. We ...

Conservation of Natural Resources: Using the Campus as a Learning Laboratory
Rose McKenney, Pacific Lutheran University
Conservation of Natural Resources: Using the Campus as a Learning Laboratory is a course in which we examine the interactions between humans and the rest of the natural world from an environmental science ...

Environmental Science: Citizen Action in the Global Environment
Claus Svendsen, Department of Environmental Conservation, Skagit Valley College
This special course in environmental science will explore how natural resource management has changed and developed over time. Many different socio-economic groups, institutions and NGOs continue to influence the ...

Environment and Society: Science & Values
Daniel Sherman, Environmental Policy & Decision Making University of PUget Sound
The course uses approaches from the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities to introduce the ways in which human social, political, economic, and cultural systems interact with systems in the non-human ...

Environmental Assessment
Maureen Padden, McMaster University
Students in this fourth-year course explore the policy and requirements of environmental assessment in both a Canadian and international context. Students gain familiarity with the environmental assessment process ...

Social Ecology
Pamela McMullin-Messier, Central Washington University
This is a sociology course but also serves as an interdisciplinary elective for environmental and policy studies; the course revolves around discussion and application of the concepts and theories of environmental ...

Water and Society
Adelle Monteblanco, University of Colorado at Boulder
"Water and Society" introduces students to sociological considerations of water, particularly access, distribution and risk management. The course reviews the central role of water in human society, with ...

Hydrotopia: Water Resources Management in the West
Steven Burian, University of Utah
This is an interdisciplinary water management course. It is co-taught by an engineering instructor and an instructor from humanities. Students experience class sessions involving traditional lectures, guest speakers, position paper debates, and design charettes. Students are required to complete numerous in-class exercises, homework, three position papers, and a team project.

Environmental Assessment Course
Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College. Based on a Greening the Campus environmental studies colloquium course taught at Carleton College in 1991.
The classic campus-based project is an environmental or sustainability assessment, often referred to as an environmental audit. This course, taught at Carleton in 2001, describes how this type of project can be ...

International Environmental Politics and Policy
Tun Myint, Carleton College
This course covers five arenas crucial to understanding the nature and dynamics of international environmental issues and political processes: (1) international political orders; (2) international environmental ...


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