Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development
Faculty Development

 

Instructional Development

Sustainability Across Curriculum

  LCTS 3219 - Course Description    
  In this course, participants will examine sustainability concepts, explore available resources, and develop a plan to infuse sustainability and ethical responsibility into a current course. Participants will learn a variety of strategies and techniques they can use to make sustainability concepts relevant to students' lives and academic work. Through collaborative learning, including face-to-face and online group work, participants will prepare assessment plans to measure student learning for the sustainability focused module or unit.    
  Participant Outcomes    
 
  • Participants will discuss sustainability concepts and the benefits of taking a sustainability approach to activities.
  • Participants will describe varies actions that faculty members and students can take to reduce environmental impact.
  • Participants will provide examples of Valencia College's efforts to green the campuses.
  • Participants will relate sustainability to ethical responsibility and discipline concepts.
  • Participants will infuse sustainability-focused concepts into their course.
   
 

 

This course received national recognition by the American Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

 

   
  How It Works    
 

This is a hybrid course with a face-to-face orientation and a wrap-up session. Participants will develop a formal plan to infuse sustainability concepts into at least one unit of a course they currently teach.

   
 

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is a search for ecological stability and human progress that can last over the long term.

For questions or to learn more, please visit the Sustainability website.