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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 ...

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 Economics and Policy
Aaron Swoboda, Carleton College
This course explores the economic and political institutions affecting the environment. We will use the tools of economics to analyze several contemporary environmental policy issues ranging from climate change, ...

Hydrotopia: Toward a Hydraulic Society in the American West
Ed Barbanell, University of Utah
Interdisciplinary case study analysis of historical and emerging water issues in the western United States. Students learn the fundamental concepts and major issues related to water resources planning and ...

An Emerging Model: Slow Food
Marion Field Fass, Sc.D., Professor of Biology and Chair, Health and Society, Beloit College (Curriculum Vitae (Acrobat (PDF) 149kB Jul15 08) Abstract Slow Food is one of the First Year Initiative (FYI) Seminars ...

World Energy Systems
Anne Hall, Emory University
This is an idea for an interdisciplinary course examining energy systems, sustainability via multiple learning methods, including lecture, discussions, computer-based geospatial analysis, case studies, and field ...

Environmental Biology: Ecosystems of Southwest Florida
David Green, Instructor II, Florida Gulf Coast University College of Arts and Sciences Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences Environmental Biology, BSC 1051C, is a 3 credit hour non-science majors course ...

GEOS 201 Environmental Geology
Cynthia Fadem, Earlham College
This course introduces whole-Earth materials & processes with a focus on the formation of & human interaction with surficial environments. We examine phenomena such as volcanoes, earthquakes, wasting, ...

History of Post-colonial South Asia
This course will examine the transition from the colonial to the post-colonial state in South Asia. It will examine the various historical "traces" of colonial rule in the policies of various ...

Service Learning and Food Security
Christie Flynn, Service Learning/Pierce College
Service Learning and Food Security is a two-credit course that uses practical examples, local demographics, and community connections to examine issues of food security. Students connect classroom learning with ...


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