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ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings College Course Materials Package Membership Required

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)
The ENERGY STAR college-level course, *Introduction to Commercial Building Energy Efficiency Through EPA's ENERGY STAR Program*, gives students practical, hands-on experience with commercial building energy efficiency. This course was piloted ...
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Sustainability Works: Rethinking Business As Usual Membership Required

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)
Northwest Earth Institute's newest discussion-based course book, Sustainability Works: Rethinking Business as Usual, offers sustainability staff a ready-made employee engagement process designed to inspire green teams and employee teams alike ...
  • Posted 4 months ago
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Sustainable Table Food Issues Resources Membership Required

  • GRACE Communications Foundation (NY)
This online resource provides in-depth information on topics relating to sustainable and industrial agriculture and food systems. Useful as a higher education teaching tool.
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Voluntary Simplicity and Consumerism Discussion Activity Membership Required

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)
Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This discussion activity takes participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group discussion and personal reflection ...
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"Seeing Systems" Discussion Activity on Peace, Justice and Sustainability Issues Membership Required

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)
Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This discussion activity takes students and other campus participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group ...
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Powering A Bright Future Discussion Activity on Energy Issues Membership Required

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)
Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This activity takes students and other campus participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group discussion ...
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Climate Change Discussion Activity Membership Required

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)
Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This activity takes students or other campus participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group discussion ...
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Food, Ethics and Sustainability Discussion Activity Membership Required

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)
Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This activity takes participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group discussion and personal reflection designed ...
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Rice U 2012 Syllabus - Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Communities Membership Required

  • Rice University (TX)
The Rice University course Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Communities is cross-listed between Chemical Engineering and Environmental Studies. The class explores the principles of sustainability, the science of global warming, and ...
  • Posted 6 months ago
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Ecological Footprint Journal Assignment Membership Required

  • Bellevue College (WA)
This is a journal assignment that I ask students to do after calculating their ecological footprint. The prompt from the last time I gave this assignment is attached.
  • Posted 6 months ago
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Citizen Pledge Assignment Membership Required

  • Bellevue College (WA)
As a Political Science instructor, one of my primary goals is to help students realize their rights and responsibilities as citizens. By “realize” I mean both knowing and appreciating what ...
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Global Trade Game Membership Required

  • Bellevue College (WA)
One of the ways I like to assess student learning is through class games. I use this particular game to assess knowledge about globalization and the stake holders involved in ...
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Facebook Project Membership Required

  • Bellevue College (WA)
Here is a quarter long project that I use in my SOC:278 Global Sociology class. The Project Outline includes weekly assignments that require students to spend 50 minutes on Facebook ...
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Rice U 2012 Syllabus - Environmental Issues: Rice Into the Future Membership Required

  • Rice University (TX)
Attached is the course syllabus for Rice University's ENST 302 / SOCI 304 "Environmental Issues: Rice Into the Future," a project-based class that uses the university as a laboratory for ...
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SCT100: Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments Membership Required

  • Maricopa County Community College District Office (AZ)
Study of the built environment and implications on human health, the natural environment, and society. Understanding of strategies that achieve sustainable design. Exploration of positive and negative sustainable product attributes. ...
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Triple Bottom Line Reporting Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (MA)
Triple Bottom Line Reporting focuses on transparent disclosure of the organization’s triple bottom line: economic, environmental and social aspects, also known as the three pillars of sustainability. While not legally ...
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Imagined Landscapes: Visions of Sustainability Membership Required

  • University of Utah (UT)
Sustainability is often characterized, graphically, as three overlapping ellipses, typically labeled “People”, “Planet”, and “Profit”. If we think of these ellipses as individual lenses though which to view the world, ...
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Externalities in Microeconomics Membership Required

  • Harper College (IL)
This assignment will be introduced when externalities is being taught in the course. In microeconomics externalities is a cost (negative) or benefit (positive) that is not passed on to the ...
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Honors Seminar: The Sustainable Campus Membership Required

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
This seminar examines social, economic and environmental sustainability issues as they pertain to complex institutions like colleges and universities. Using examples from universities and businesses around the country (including UIC), ...
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Introduction to Sustainability (ACR 187 - Michigan State University) Membership Required

  • Michigan State University (MI)
Integration of balance among social equity, ecological integrity, economic vitality, civic engagement, aesthetic understanding, critical thinking, systems thinking, personal development, and competency-based learning. Portfolio assessment. ACR 187 is an introductory ...
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Sustainable Design 101: A Syllabus Supplement Membership Required

  • BuildingGreen, Inc. (VT)
Use this syllabus outline if you are teaching an existing course on sustainable design or developing a new course. The weekly topic headings can help organize and prioritize the overall ...
  • Posted 6 months ago
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