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A Learning Outcomes Based General Education Sustainability Requirement Webinar

The University of Vermont (UVM) adopted a learning-outcomes-based general education sustainability requirement in Fall 2015.  The requirement is unique because sustainability is a non-traditional general education theme, and general education requirements are routinely course-based, not learning-outcomes based. The learning-outcomes based nature of the requirement allowed us to create a flexible requirement with three options: taking […]

International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability

The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability features research addressing the themes listed below.  The 2018 conference includes a special focus: Forging Solidarity—Collective Sustainability Solutions in a Fragmenting World. Environmental Sustainability Sustainability in Economic, Social, and Cultural Context Sustainability Policy and Practice Sustainability Education

Engagement Resources for Sustainability Education & Action

After completing Northwest Earth Institute’s annual October EcoChallenge, participants often ask “How can we go deeper?” or “What are the next steps for me personally, or for my organization?” or “How can I keep my team engaged?” This 30-minute webinar facilitated by two long-term NWEI staffers, will answer these questions and more. During this webinar […]

Transformative Education Summit

This year’s trainings concentrate on three focus areas: Purpose, Optimism, and Innovation. Participants will learn how to cultivate in their students the skills needed not only survive, but thrive in today’s world. Training attendees will receive the latest curriculum and learning materials designed around these skills and work together on further exploring the needs of students in […]