Integrating Sustainability Topics into the Second Language Classroom

Organization: Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota

Venue: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 24, 2013 / 8:30 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Jun 27, 2013 / 4:30 pm - (CST)
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June 24-27, 2013, 9:00 am-4:30 pm, Room 614 Social Sciences, West Bank U of MN

 

Registration deadline: June 10, 2013

 

Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations. Participants in this summer institute will define sustainability and explore interdisciplinary approaches to the topic in second language classrooms. The focus of the institute will be on developing a knowledge base about sustainability through lectures, networking and field trips to local gardens and Target Field to learn about local sustainability initiatives.

 

Co Sponsored by Center for Advanced Research Acquisition  

 

Cost: $100 includes parking, materials, fieldtrips and lunches

Optional on campus housing available for $300

CEUs: 30

Optional Graduate Credits: 2

 

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Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota