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Teaching Climate Change by Creating an ‘Earth Community’

October 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT


This webinar will explore how to teach introductory classes in such a way as to create an ‘Earth Community’ where all students are intellectually and emotionally engaged. Additionally, students are invited to create and work on ‘service learning projects’ (loosely defined) in order that their work may help advance the knowledge and understanding of the social side of climate change. This combination of intellectual and emotional engagement, as well as student driven service learning projects, make these classes transformative for both students and less directly, though nevertheless connected, the larger society.

This webinar will be rescheduled.


Phoebe Godfrey, UCONN, Associate Professor in Residence

Dr. Phoebe Godfrey is an Associate Professor –in-Residence at UCONN. She is the co-editor of Systemic Crises of Global Climate Change: Intersections of Race, Class and Gender, London: Routledge.and Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability: Intersections of Race, Class and Gender, London: Routledge.
She attempts to put into practice that which she preaches, both within the classroom and outside in her larger community / life. In that vein, she is also the co-founder of the non-profit CLiCK Inc. in Windham, CT, a commercially licensed co-operative kitchen, as well a health and nutrition education center.



October 11, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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