1. Build knowledge on environmental problems from a developed and developing world view 2. Develop critical thinking skills 3. Build English vocabulary and communication skills 4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of environmental issues
This course aims to introduce students to the complexities of environmental issues. Students will have opportunities to share their ideas on the environment, as well as exchange opinions about the kinds of environmental futures they desire and how to achieve them. This course is designed to build students’ vocabulary skills, as well as develop abilities in discussion and presentation.
We will use online materials and additional handouts will be provided in class
Readings will be on reserve in the library
Attendance/ Active participation in class/ Reading assignments/ Oral presentations/ Vocabulary assessments/ and final research project and report
１．Introduction to course syllabus ２．Differences in consumer lifestyle: Noth and South ３．Documentary on lifestyle: USA and Nepal ４．Environmental movements in the North and South ５．Ecological Footprint ６．Research presentations ７．Global Warming and Environmental Refugees ８．Global Governance for the environment ９．Case studies in extinction: North and South 10．Fair trade 11．Water security and human conflict 12．Forest security and human conflict 13．Community movement for sustainable development 14．Documentary on environmental community leaders 15．Research project presentations and final evaluation
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