May 8th, 2010

Transforming Higher Education: A Practical Plan for Integrating Sustainability Education into the Student Experience

By Mark Stewart

Abstract

This paper introduces a comprehensive plan for integrating sustainability education into the practices of nearly any college or university.  Best practices in sustainability education including green orientation, first year education, graduation requirements, interdisciplinary education, the campus as a model sustainable community, and sustainability-focused academic programs are combined to construct a comprehensive, easy-to-replicate strategy that administrators, faculty, staff, and students could use to improve sustainability education efforts at their own institutions.

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Comments (1)

  1. Jim La Prad says:

    I have an interest in educational reform, especially the ability to connect service learning & experiential education to sustainability education.