1. Understand the principles and practices of environmental sustainability 2. Develop critical thought connected to paradigm shifts in modern society 3. Develop academic research and writing skills 4. Expand English vocabulary and environment terminology
The course introduces the sustainability movement and the principles that guide human behavior in contemporary society.
The Sustainability Revolution, by Andres R. Edwards, New Society Publishers
Additional reading materials will be on reserve in the library
Attendance/Active participation in class/Leading discussions/Two research papers and presentations/weekly journal responses
１．Overview of course and syllabus ２．Thesis research guidelines ３．Introduction to sustainability ４．Environmentalism as the precursor of sustainability ５．Brundtland Report:The emergence of sustainability ６．The Three Es as the core of sustainability ７．Sustainability and community: North and South ８．The Earth Charter ９．Student research presentation and paper 10．Integrating sustainability values in the community 11．Sustainability and Businesss 12．Adopting sustainable strategies 13．Environmental assessments and green taxes 14．A business model of social responsibility 15．Student research presentation and paper
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