||Education for Sustainability |
Team Work and Leadership
- Orr, David W. 2004. “What is Education for?” Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect. Washington: Island Press, 7-15.
- Wals, Arjen E. J. 2011. Learning our Way to Sustainability. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 5 (2):177-186.
Conflict and Ethics
- Parker, Glenn M. 2008. “What Makes a Team Effective or Ineffective.” Team Players and Teamwork: New Strategies for Developing Successful Collaboration, Second Edition. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 13-68.
- Zander, Rosamund Stone, and Benjamin Zander. 2000. “Leading from Any Chair.” The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life. New York: Penguin Books, 66-77.
Advocacy, Activism, and Institutional Change
- Clarke, Jane. 2012. “Understanding and Handling Conflict.” Savvy: Dealing with People, Power and Politics at Work. London: Kogan Page, 103-120.
- Rayman, Paula M. 2001. “Social Responsibility.” Beyond the Bottom Line: The Search for Dignity at Work. New York: Palgrave, 81-106.
- Popovic, Srdja. 2015. Blueprint
for Revolution: How to Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and other
Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow
Dictators, and Simply Change the World. New York: Spiegel & Grau.(on reserve)
- Cox, Robert, and Phaedra C. Pezzullo. 2016. “Advocacy Campaigns and Message Construction.” In: Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere, 4th Edition. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Inc., 91-117.
Work, Life, and Gender
- Van Dyke, Fred. 1998. “What Is a Christian Environmental Professional?” Caring for Creation – Faith and the Environmental Professional. Conference Proceedings, 22-36.
- Cassio, Jim, and Alice Rush. 2009. “What is a Green Career and Where are the Green Jobs?” In: Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future. Gabriola Island: New Society Publishers.
- ECO Canada. 2017. “Environmental Career Profiles.” http://www.eco.ca/training/career-profiles/
Faith vs. Environment
- Alvesson, Mats, and Yvonne Due Billing. 2009. “Introduction: The Many Faces of Gender and Organization.” Understanding Gender and Organizations. Los Angeles: Sage, 1-19.
- Schulte, Brigid. 2014. “The Stalled Gender Revolution.” Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers.
- Zaleha, Bernard Daley, and Andrew Szasz. 2015. “Why Conservative Christians Don’t Believe in Climate Change.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 71 (5):19-30.
- Berry, Wendell. 1993. “Christianity and the Survival of Creation.” In: Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community. New York: Pantheon Books, 93-116.
- Orr, David W. 2011. “Hope (in a Hotter Time).” In: Hope Is an Imperative: The Essential David Orr. Washington, DC: Island Press, 324-332.
- Boyd, David R. 2015. “From Optimism to Action.” The Optimistic Environmentalist: Progressing Toward a Greener Future. Toronto: ECW Press, 187-203.
||This is a fourth-year, capstone course in the Environmental Studies
curriculum. The course builds on your internship experience, and
university education to date, to further develop competence and
readiness for an environmental career. |
At the completion of this course, you should have:
This course follows a seminar format. We will employ an interactive
learning approach using readings, class discussion, presentations and
research projects. You will actively participate in, and also lead,
various learning activities in the course.
- Enhanced career readiness through an understanding of the environmental profession.
stewardship principles and your professional knowledge and skills to a
specific environmental problem through a team-based consulting
- Developed an applied understanding of biblical environmental stewardship. and
- Demonstrated skill in developing effective oral/ visual presentations and peer evaluation