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Curriculum Development

Our faculty members are busy integrating sustainability into new and existing classes and programs. This past year, we held a professional development opportunity for faculty on campus, Sustainability Across the Curriculum. Thirty-eight faculty from many disciplines (mix of both liberal arts and professional-technical) attended. The results of that work are posted here by discipline. Each title will link to a PDF file. 

More curriculum resources can be found here: curriculum resources

Business Division

Accounting and Economics Williams - Tragedy of the Commons

Business Information Technology Allyn - Can I really make a difference

Business Math McKay - Considering Waste 

Culinary Arts Fogarty - Sustainability in the Culinary Arts 

Horticulture Hankin - Comparing the True Costs of Landscape Materials 

Hospitality and Tourism Philips - Hospitality and Tourism Group Project

Developmental Education Division

Bridge Sharpe - Critical Reading Health Consequences of Cheap Food 

Career College and Life Success Coiro - An Introduction to Sustainability at Edmonds College        

High School Completion Haas - What is my carbon footprint

Health and Human Services

Allied Health Trivett - Social Justice and Cultural Competence in Health Care

Health and Physical Education Johnston - Externalizing Yamas And Niyamas Toney - Sustainability Through Yoga Philosophy

Legal Fitch-Introduction to Law 

Humanities/Social Science Division

Anthropology Burke - The role of human adaptation in the ecosystem-preliminary

Art Maki - Sustainability Mural

English Carty - A Sustainable Future for New Orleans Zale - The Role of Community in Sustainability

International Division

English for Academic Purposes Clarke-Blome - Violence as an Unsustainable Behavior Safford - Burning Season

Intensive ESL Weibel - Why Having Stuff Matters: A Fresh Perspective

Learning Resources Division

Learning Resources Moore - Who tells the stories about sustainability

Math/Science Division

Biology Stilson - Effects and Sources of Environmental Contaminants

Math Leoni - Modeling Population Growth

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