1. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the concepts of sustainable society 2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills and strategies connected to sustainable society 3. Conduct field research connected to sustainable society 4. Develop English language skill abilities
Students will continue to study and research the concepts of sustainable society, and will analyze the present sustainability measures adopted in companies, schools and the larger society.
The Sustainability Revolution by Andres R. Edwards
Additional reading materials will be distributed in class.
Students are expected to read assigned materials prior to class and actively participate in class.
Class participation, reading assignments, short papers, field research, class presentations, final research paper.
１．Report on summer assignments ２．Research methods for field research ３．Indicators for sustainable society ４．Developing indicators for field research ５．Introduction to Deep Ecology ６．Principles of Deep Ecology ７．Environment Charter of Rights and Responsibilities ８．Introduction to Eco-feminism ９．Eco-feminism case studies 10．Student presentations 11．Introduction to Animal Rights 12．Animal Rights and sustainable society 13．Fieldtrip to NGO 14．Synthesis of sustainable society 15．Student field research presentation and paper
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