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Greening the college curriculum [electronic resource] : a guide to environmental teaching in the liberal arts : a project of the Rainforest Alliance / edited by Jonathan Collett and Stephen Karakashian.

Contributor(s): Collett, Jonathan | Karakashian, Stephen | Rainforest Alliance.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 328 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417539305 (electronic bk.); 9781417539307 (electronic bk.); 9781610910804 (electronic bk.); 161091080X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Education, Humanistic -- Curricula -- United States | Environmental education -- Curricula -- United States | Education, Higher -- Curricula -- United States | EDUCATION -- Aims & Objectives | MilieueducatieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Greening the college curriculum.DDC classification: 370.112/071/1 Other classification: 43.04 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Reinventing higher education / David W. Orr -- Anthropology / William Bal�ee -- Biology / David G. Campbell and Vern Durkee -- Economics / Gerald Alonzo Smith -- Geography / Lisa Naughton-Treves and Emily Young -- History / John Opie and Michael Black -- Literature / Vernon Owen Grumbling -- Media and journalism / Karl Grossman and Ann Filemyr -- Philosophy / Holmes Rolston III -- Political science / Michael E. Kraft -- Religion / Steven C. Rockefeller -- Reinventing the classroom : connected teaching / Jonathan Collett.
Summary: Product Description: Greening the College Curriculum provides the tools college and university faculty need to meet personal and institutional goals for integrating environmental issues into the curriculum. Leading educators from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, history, literature, journalism, philosophy, political science, and religion, describe their experience introducing environmental issues into their teaching. The book provides: a rationale for including material on the environment in the teaching of the basic concepts of each discipline : guidelines for constructing a unit or a full course at the introductory level that makes use of environmental subjects :sample plans for upper-level courses : a compendium of annotated resources, both print and nonprint :Contributors to the volume include David Orr, David G. Campbell, Lisa Naughton, Emily Young, John Opie, Holmes Rolston III, Michael E. Kraft, Steven Rockefeller, and others.
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Reinventing higher education / David W. Orr -- Anthropology / William Bal�ee -- Biology / David G. Campbell and Vern Durkee -- Economics / Gerald Alonzo Smith -- Geography / Lisa Naughton-Treves and Emily Young -- History / John Opie and Michael Black -- Literature / Vernon Owen Grumbling -- Media and journalism / Karl Grossman and Ann Filemyr -- Philosophy / Holmes Rolston III -- Political science / Michael E. Kraft -- Religion / Steven C. Rockefeller -- Reinventing the classroom : connected teaching / Jonathan Collett.

Product Description: Greening the College Curriculum provides the tools college and university faculty need to meet personal and institutional goals for integrating environmental issues into the curriculum. Leading educators from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, history, literature, journalism, philosophy, political science, and religion, describe their experience introducing environmental issues into their teaching. The book provides: a rationale for including material on the environment in the teaching of the basic concepts of each discipline : guidelines for constructing a unit or a full course at the introductory level that makes use of environmental subjects :sample plans for upper-level courses : a compendium of annotated resources, both print and nonprint :Contributors to the volume include David Orr, David G. Campbell, Lisa Naughton, Emily Young, John Opie, Holmes Rolston III, Michael E. Kraft, Steven Rockefeller, and others.

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