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An Introduction to Sustainability Service-Learning Course for the Creation of Sustainable Citizens to Engage Wicked Problems Membership Required

The current era of American discourse and dialogue is increasingly characterized as becoming less civilized. This lack of civility, whether real or perceived, negatively impacts our ability as a society ...

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Revisiting Service Learning Through Food Equity, One Outcome from the Chemeketa - Marion Polk Food Share Youth Partnership

  • Chemeketa Community College (OR)

Chemeketa Student Retention and College Life (SRCL) periodically offers free leadership courses to students. Chemeketa’s dreams of a student farm for the Agricultural Sciences program are still a few ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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Linking Sustainability with Study Abroad Membership Required

  • Delta College (MI)

This project describes the planning, development, and implementation of integrating sustainability into study abroad in existing travel and through establishing new destinations. It also constructs a model that includes a ...

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Community-level environmental projects as learning tools for planners: a case study of graduate planning students Membership Required

Despite the potential environmental impact of urban planning, there is little research on Environmental Education (EE) in the context of urban planning curricula. This study follows graduate planning students’ learning ...

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SUNY Cortland The Big Event - Alpha Phi Omega Membership Required

  • State University of New York at Cortland (NY)

The State University of New York at Cortland hosts "The Big Event" where over 500 students and staff volunteer in the community picking up trash, sprucing up yards, and making ...

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Immerse in Your Watershed: Problem-Based, Service Learning for Undergraduate Sustainability Education Membership Required

  • Maharishi University of Management (IA)

This case study describes a problem-based and service learning module in which undergraduate students participated in a community-based project. Students joined a group consisting of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public ...

  • Posted 9 months ago
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Educating the Aware, Informed and Action-Oriented Sustainable Citizen Membership Required

  • University of Iowa (IA)

The Introduction to Sustainability course at the University of Iowa seeks to educate the aware, informed and action-oriented sustainable citizen. A phenomenographic analysis and retrospective pretest were utilized to determine ...

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Transdisciplinary learning and teaching as answers to urban sustainability challenges Membership Required

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This paper aims to explain the relevance of science-society interfaces and their potential for higher education institutions to engage stakeholders in supporting sustainable change in cities, via the transdisciplinary ...

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Universities and Climate Change Mitigation: Advancing Grassroots Climate Policy in the US Membership Required

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • ICF International (VA)

While US climate change mitigation policy has stalled at the national level, local and regional actors are increasingly taking progressive steps to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Universities are poised ...

  • Posted 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Two Sides of the Same Coin: An Integrative Education Model for Sustainability and Global Citizenship Membership Required

  • North Lake College - DCCCD (TX)

Two Sides of the Same Coin' is a case study of curricular and co-curricular education programs at North Lake College in Irving, Texas, part of the Dallas County Community College ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Creating effective service-learning projects for the sustainability curriculum Membership Required

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

Service-learning (SL) cultivates academic development, personal growth and civic engagement among students; enables them to contribute to community and recognize their ability to act as agents of social change. I ...

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Using Service-Learning to Integrate Sustainability into the Business Curriculum Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

This proposal describes a service-learning project used in a graduate business course to integrate sustainability into the curriculum. Benefits included the ability of students to bring best practices to management ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Growing the Campus Landscape and Student Botanists Through Community Partnerships Membership Required

  • Furman University (SC)

This poster will tell the multi-faceted story of how Furman University has leveraged longstanding partnerships with two local horticultural organizations to benefit both student learning and the award-winning campus landscape ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Using Case-based Instruction and Service-Learning to Teach Triple Bottom Line Thinking Membership Required

  • Colorado State University (CO)

The use of case-based instruction enhances students' content knowledge, affects their motivation to learn, and helps develop verbal communication skills (Ozdelik, 2014). William Perry's (1981, 1999) work on cognitive ...

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Reflections from Within: Investigating the Value of Service-Learning and Community-Based Research for Undergraduate Students Membership Required

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

This poster will provide a student perspective on the value of participating in service-learning experiences during one's undergraduate education. Reflecting on her recent experience in a sustainable community development ...

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Rethinking Service Immersion: Engaging Students for Systemic Change on Campus and in the Community Membership Required

  • Gonzaga University (WA)

An experiential service-learning program inspired three students at Gonzaga University to make measurable change on their campus. After a week of sustainability volunteerism, students returned to school with ideas for ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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Root Program at Williams College Membership Required

  • Williams College (MA)

Williams College Root leaders emulate the Mighty Food Farm flexing tomato logo after an afternoon of volunteering on the Southern Vermont farm.

The non profit organization Manos Unidas led Williams ...

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Elon Students at Environmental Center at Loy Farm Membership Required

  • Elon University (NC)
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Foreign Languages and Sustainability: Addressing the Connections, Communities, and Comparisons Standards in Higher Education Membership Required

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Queen's University (ON)

This article describes an interdisciplinary collaboration that combined the study of German language with instruction in environmental issues (sustainable development). The project, involving both an independent study and a classroom ...

  • Posted 1 year, 4 months ago
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Integrated educational food garden and composting Membership Required

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

Striving towards zero waste and with a close-the-loop philosophy, CSUN students are diverting over 35,000 pounds of pre-consumer waste/year and turning it back into food via an on ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Composting for a Greener Campus: the Texas State University Bobcat Blend program Membership Required

  • Texas State University, San Marcos (TX)

Bobcat Blend is a faculty managed, student-run and grant-supported research and teaching-oriented waste management campus composting program at Texas State University. The goals of the organization are to teach students ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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UTRGV Campus Tree Care Report: Proposal for sustaining a healthy and vibrant campus community forest Membership Required

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)

The benefits the forest will provide are myriad. Large trees give us a sense of place and belonging by ensuring landmarks for the future, and add aesthetic beauty to the ...

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Project Sin Fronteras Membership Required

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)

Project Sin Fronteras is a project without borders, crossing institutional boundaries, and transforming sustainability concepts and practices into enriched curriculum and research. It provides a two-pronged approach to education for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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One-Class-One-Project: Using service learning to engage students in sustainability Membership Required

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (FL)

The University Colloquium is the sustainability capstone to the Florida Gulf Coast University experiences that utilizes service learning as a tool to engage students in experiential learning within the community ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Liberating Service Learning and the Rest of Higher Education Civic Engagement Membership Required

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

Liberating Service Learning and the Rest of Higher Education Civic Engagement describes the contradictions, unrealized potential, and unrecognized urgency of the causes as well as the risks and rewards of ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Advancing Civic Learning and Engagement in Democracy: A Road Map and Call to Action Membership Required

Education in America must prepare all students for informed participation in civic and democratic life—so that all Americans are ready to tackle the challenges confronting communities and the nation ...

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Austin College GreenServe 2016 Membership Required

  • Austin College (TX)

This year Austin College celebrates another successful GreenServe - a student organized and campus wide event that reaches to support and encourage environmental responsibility as well as sustainability. Volunteers contributed roughly ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Indiana University Celebrates Earth Day Membership Required

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

Indiana University celebrated Earth Day 2016 by engaging students in creating a rain garden. The installation of a rain garden outside the IU Student Recreational Sports Center began April 15 ...

  • Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
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Community-level environmental projects as learning tools for planners: a case study of graduate planning students Membership Required

Despite the potential environmental impact of urban planning, there is little research on Environmental Education (EE) in the context of urban planning curricula. This study follows graduate planning students’ learning ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Undergraduate Community Engagement in the Service of Sustainability: Connecting the ACTC Consortium with the City of St. Paul Membership Required

  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

In this session we will describe our experience leveraging the strengths of multiple institutions and engaging undergraduate students in project-based learning to improve the environmental sustainability of our city. The ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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835 People - 1 Day - 1 Community - A Service Learning Story Membership Required

  • Moraine Valley Community College (IL)

All faculty, staff and administrators at Moraine Valley Community College stood behind the 'community' in the college's name to set an example in the MVUnity day by joining forces ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Stewardship Science: Connecting undergraduate-led sustainability research with community service Membership Required

  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

Growing environmental challenges make sustainability science training a pressing educational goal. Given the complexity and interdisciplinary nature of environmental problems, strategies are needed to recruit students with diverse skills to ...

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Public/Private Partnerships Utilizing Service and Experiential Learning to Facilitate Student Engagement Membership Required

  • Clark Atlanta University (GA)

There are a number of local municipalities in the Metropolitan Atlanta area that are in need of developmental plans to transition their communities into sustainable, self-sufficient enterprises. The most obvious ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Service Learning a tool for teaching sustainability and local development Membership Required

  • Universidad de Monterrey (NL)

For Universidad de Monterrey, Service - Learning is a pedagogy that fosters the improvement of academic quality and civic education, promoting an active participation and solidarity contributions for the local development ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Students Heat Up Las Pintas: An immersive service experience in solar technology Membership Required

  • Johnson County Community College (KS)

Water is a necessity for all of us, but to some, heating it is a luxury. Now in its second year, the Las Pintas Solar Experience takes Johnson County Community ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sustainability Service Learning Through Global Tourism Micro-Entrepreneurship Membership Required

  • North Carolina State University (NC)

NC State University’s Alternative Service Break (ASB) program is a unique service-learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community, while being immersed in the culture ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Integrating Service-Based Learning and the Flipped Classroom through the National Energy Leadership Corps Program Membership Required

  • University of Kentucky (KY)

Engineering pedagogies traditionally aim to teach students technical skills and large quantities of information over relatively short periods while in a classroom setting. The successful construction of buildings that reach ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Service Learning and Sustainability: Students prepare environmental risk assessment reports for urban homeowners in Nashville Membership Required

  • Tennessee State University (TN)
  • Vanderbilt University (TN)

In 2010 the Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement at Tennessee State University (TSU), a historically black college, presented a proposal to the federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD ...

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Nature-Based Therapeutic Service: Mutual Healing for Individuals and the Environment Membership Required

  • Prescott College (AZ)

Educators, counselors, and sustainability advocates are all looking for ways to infuse purposeful and memorable experiences into their work All seek ways to create progress and lasting change in learning ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Arbor Day Tree Campus USA Workshop and Tree Planting Service Event Membership Required

  • Arbor Day Foundation (NE)

In this workshop, presented by the Arbor Day Foundation, attendees will learn to take their campus trees to the next level and participate in our tree-planting community service event. First ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Postcards, Post-Sandy: Community Resiliency, Social Media and Service Learning Membership Required

  • The New School (NY)

POSTCARDS, POST-SANDY is a digital memory website created by undergraduate and graduate students from The New School for Public Engagement, Eugene Lang College and Parsons School of Design, New York ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Fostering University-Wide Sustainable Behaviors Through Service Learning: A Classroom Transition From Theory To Real World Application. Membership Required

  • Utah State University (UT)

This presentation will introduce 1) a redesigned Sustainable Living mixed undergraduate/graduate service learning course offered at a major Land-Grant university, 2) key service learning strategies that have and have ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Low Income Weatherization: At the Intersection of Environmental Engagement and Community Service Membership Required

  • Williams College (MA)

One of the ongoing challenges in campus sustainability is the need to engage students who may not primarily identify with environmental issues. For the past four years, students at our ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Connecting Visual Art/Design and Environmental Studies Courses to Develop Integrated Solutions to Sustainability-Focused Campus Projects: A Service-Learning Model Membership Required

  • Maryville College (TN)

As many sustainability-focused campus projects require a strong component of visual 'marketing, propaganda, or promotion' to make them successful, it's critical that students engaged in environmental issues should learn ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sustainability Education Combines with Place-based Education in UVM Graduate-level Team-taught Service-learning Integrative Course Membership Required

  • University of Vermont (VT)

PLACE (Place-based Landscape Analysis & Community Engagement) Program applies landscape analysis and whole systems thinking to fostering a sense of place and a sustainable future in local communities. It seeks ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Solutions Generator: A Cocurricular Sustainability Leadership-Service Program Membership Required

  • Portland State University (OR)

In the search for campus sustainability solutions, many institutions continue to seek ways to cultivate student engagement in ways that meet campus learning outcomes and prepare them as change agents ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Service Learning through On-Campus Technical Design Projects: Examples from Engineers for a Sustainable World Membership Required

  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (DC)

Engineers for a Sustainable World is a national organization whose local student chapters help students practice technical skills in real-world projects. Many chapters choose to work on their own campuses ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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A Case Study on a Residential Energy Efficiency Service Learning Education Program Membership Required

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

The mission of the National Energy Leadership Corps (NELC) education program is to train (STEM discipline) students in partner universities to complete energy assessments and to perform home energy assessments ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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A Service Learning Course that Engages a Student Workforce to Help Implement Stanford's Sustainability Programs Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)

As a leader in resource management, demonstrated through infrastructural improvements and efficiency programs, Stanford has great potential to couple operational achievements with program-based local actions that promote both resource conservation ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Developing a Service Learning Course on Sustainability Focused Nonprofit Organizations Membership Required

  • Dickinson College (PA)

The objective of this service learning course offered during the fall 2010 term was to generally provide students with a clearer understanding of the ways nonprofit organizations individually and collectively ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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