This course aims to: 1. Build knowledge about the concepts and principles of sustainable society 2. Build knowledge on research methods 3. Activate knowledge learned in class through research projects outside of class 4. Develop the four English language skills
Students will be introduced to the concepts of sustainable society, and through the study of key principles and movements from the past to present they will analyze the present sustainability measures adopted in countries, companies, schools and societies.
Living a Sustainable Lifestyle for our Children's Children
Additional reading materials will be distributed in class.
Students are expected to read assigned materials prior to class and actively participate in class using English.
Class participation, reading assignments, short papers, field research project, class presentations, final research paper.
１．Overview of course and syllabus ２．Overview of early Environmentalism ３．Social movements for the environment in the North ４．Social movements for the environment in the South ５．Emergence of sustainable society: Brundtland Report ６．Global governance for sustainable society ７．Student research presentation and paper ８．Fundamental principles of sustainable society ９．Environment Education for sustainable society 10．Sustainability issues: Rural 11．Sustainability issues: Urban 12．Sustainable Indicators 13．Sustainable Indicators 14．Overview and analysis of sustainable ranking methods 15．Group research presentation and paper
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