Greening the College Curriculum A Guide To Environmental Teaching In The Liberal Arts

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  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Environmental education,
  • Education,
  • College And University Curricula,
  • Conservation Of Natural Resources (General),
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Education, Humanistic,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Counseling - Vocational Guidance,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • United States,
  • Curricula,
  • Education, Higher

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ContributionsHolmes Rolston (Contributor), William Balee (Contributor), Michael Black (Contributor), David Campbell (Contributor), Vern Durkee (Contributor), Ann Filemyr (Contributor), Karl Grossman (Contributor), Owen Grumbling (Contributor), Dan Katz (Contributor), Michael Kraft (Contributor), Lisa Naughton-Treves (Contributor), Steven Rockefeller (Contributor), Gerald Alonzo Smith (Contributor), Emily Young (Contributor), John Opie (Contributor), Jonathan Collett (Editor), Stephen Karakashian (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8611532M
ISBN 101559634219
ISBN 109781559634212

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Leading educators from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, history, literature, journalism, philosophy, political science, and religion, describe their experience Price: $ Greening the college curriculum by Jonathan Collett; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Curricula, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Environmental education; Places: United States.

Greening the College Curriculum. by Holmes Rolston,William Balée,David Campbell,Vern Durkee,Ann Filemyr. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Island Press.

Get this from a library. Greening the College Curriculum: a Guide to Environmental Teaching in the Liberal Arts. [Jonathan Collett; Stephen Karakashian] -- Greening the College Curriculum provides the tools college and university faculty need to meet personal and institutional goals for integrating environmental issues into the curriculum.

Greening the College Curriculum provides the tools college and university faculty need to meet personal and institutional goals for integrating environmental issues into the curriculum.

Leading educators from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, history, literature, journalism, philosophy, political science, and religion, describe their experience.

If you’re a professor, "Greening the College Curriculum" by Jonathan Collett is an essential book for any current or aspiring the introduction states, it provides a rationale for including environmental material for any discipline.

It also shows “how to construct a unit or a full course that is a basic course in the discipline yet makes use of environmental subjects.”. Greening the College Curriculum: A Guide To Environmental Teaching in the Liberal Arts. Collett, Jonathan, Ed.; This book breaks new ground in that its purpose is to "mainstream" teaching about the environment in higher education.

Despite the holistic nature of the content, the book is structured-with two exceptions-around disciplinary Cited by: The committee serves as the Senate's and the College's resource and recommending body on academic and professional matters related to the environment, ecological literacy and greening the curriculum.

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Yet, under-graduate and graduate programs are often caught up in theory and removed from the prac-tical aspects of daily life. At the heart of St. John’s College undergraduate program is a liberal arts curriculum focused on the most important books and ideas of Western civilization.

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The following is a list of works read in whole or in part in the curriculum of Thomas Aquinas College. They are not all of equal weight.

Some are regarded as masterworks, while others serve as source of opinions that either lead students to the truth or make the truth more evident by opposition to it. (InCollege Dean Brian T. Kelly began a series of presentations to the.

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Sustainability Definition ICC’s Greening the Curriculum Committee’s definition of Sustainability in the Curriculum is: “Sustainability-based curricula equip students with knowledge and skills to identify and analyze problems from economic.assistance of our curriculum commit tees Green flags are practices we hope to see in classrooms in that subject area.

Red alerts are practices that, if seen consistently, call for ex planation; they should usually be avoided.

For example, in physical ed ucation a green flag is emphasis on.

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