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Climate Justice and Climate Consequences: Education and Action for Social Justice and Regeneration
Marna Hauk, Faculty, Institute for Earth Regenerative Studies and Postdoctoral Scholar, Prescott College
This graduate climate justice course brings clarity to the structural dimensions of climate change. It is designed around the belief that community-based action and contemplative processes to redress structural ...

An Intentional Media Diet
Christina Serkowski, University Prep English Department
It's not just that we are what we eat, it's that we are what we consume. In the same way that the food we eat becomes our bodies, the media to which we pay attention, and the conversations in which we ...

Writing Mount Tahoma: Place-Based Writing
Wendy Call, Pacific Lutheran University
In this discussion-based creative writing course, we take Mount Rainier / Tahoma / Ta-co-bet as topic, text, and inspiration. Students read a variety of literary texts about Mount Tahoma, by a wide range of authors ...

Writing to Explore Food Systems and Food Justice
Kathleen Byrd, South Puget Sound Community College
This is a theme-based English 101 course that explores our food consumption habits and connects those habits to local and global food systems in order to understand issues of food justice personally, in our local ...

Ethics and Climate Change
Lauren Nichols, University of Washington-Bothell Campus
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 ...

Service Learning and Food Security
Christie Flynn, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom
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 ...

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 ...

Introduction to Sustainable Practices
Rebeca Rivera, University of Washington-Bothell Campus
This course looks critically at a diverse arena of ideas, theories and practices around sustainability. We examine these ideas, theories practices as part of larger socio-ecological systems and look at how they fit ...

Climate Change: An Elective for the "Natural World" Requirement
Julie Masura, University of Washington-Tacoma Campus
Climate Change is a quarter-long course offered to both science majors and non-majors as a general university requirement elective. The course uses classroom activities to explore evidence of climate change and ...

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 ...