Sustainability as a core outcome for a liberal education
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At Marylhurst University (Oregon), we're reviewing our long-standing liberal arts core curriculum (general education outcomes for some of you). There is a receptivity to add learning outcomes in service learning and sustainability for our graduates, alongside the traditional core of critical thinking, communication, and so on. I've been reviewing some of the literature on sustainability in higher education, education for sustainable development (ESD), ecopedagogy and other paradigms. I would love to have examples of how sustainability is defined as a core learning outcome at other colleges and universities. I'd be happy to share the examples I collect from this group and from the literature.
Thanks for any examples or assistance you can provide.
Member, Marylhurst University Sustainability Advisory Council (MUSAC)
Faculty, Accelerated Online Programs / MBA in Sustainable Business
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