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Sustainable World: An Introductory Course for Sustainability Majors & Minors at a Large University
Sonya Remington, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
The course is lecture- and discussion-based with a 1.5 hour lecture each week taught by the professor for 65+ students and a 1.5 hour 'breakout session' each week taught by a TA with 20 - 30 students. It is an introduction to sustainability focused on human-nature interactions and the problem-solving methods of sustainability science.
Conservation and Sustainable Development: an Upper Division Course
Martha Groom, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Bothell
This course examines how protection of human welfare and biodiversity are intertwined, but often are not pursued as joint goals. The course introduces essential concepts in biodiversity conservation and ...
Water and Sustainability
Robert Turner, University of Washington-Bothell Campus
This course provides a framework for students to learn about sustainability as a cultural ideal and point of contention, and more specifically about our water future and ways we might define and achieve ...
Consumption, Culture and Environment
Rebeca Rivera, IAS, UWB
This course investigates why we consume the way we do, the environmental and social impacts of consumption, and examine possibilities for change. This course is a holistic and interdisciplinary survey of the study ...
Sustainability: An Introductory Interdisciplinary Graduate Course
Kate Davies, Center for Creative Change, Antioch University Seattle
This courses uses practical examples and conceptual models to explore the many dimensions of sustainability - ecological, social, economic, organizational and personal - and how they interact with each other.
Sustainability From the Inside Out: A Learning Community Guided by Patanjali's Yoga Sutras
Cynthia Kennedy, The Evergreen State College; Karen Gaul, The Evergreen State College
This year-long, interdisciplinary, learning community explored the challenges inherent in pursuing sustainable living in today's world and offered concrete tools to move toward a positive global future. Based ...
Living in (and with) the World Arguing About Sustainability
Riki Thompson, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
This intermediate expository writing course is designed for students with previous college-level expository writing experience and focuses on writing critical analyses of a range of texts in the arts and sciences ...
Ethics and Climate Change
Lauren Nichols, Program on Values in Society and Program on Environment, University of Washington - Seattle
This course addresses ethical issues related to climate change such as: Why is climate change an ethical issue? What would constitute a just allocation of the burdens of climate change? In what ways does ...
"Suburban Nation" and a Service-Learning Project on Homelessness
Nancy A. Parkes, Evergreen State College
In the interdisciplinry program, "Suburban Nation," a small group of students joined the City of Olympia's public/non-profit/faith community/business community effort to conduct the annual Homeless ...
Science and Sustainability: A Freshman Seminar
Steven Neshyba, Chemistry Department, University of Puget Sound
Science and Sustainability is a seminar course on the scientific ideas that underlie the sustainability movement. The course is fundamental in the sense that philosophical underpinnings of science and ...