Faculty Development Workshops
Faculty Sustainability Workshop Spring 2021
Interested in interdisciplinary conversations around local and global challenges? Are you new to teaching sustainability or been teaching about it for years and want some fresh ideas? Join your peers for a half day workshop focused on integrating sustainability concepts and ideas into the classroom. Through small and large group discussion, we will discuss techniques and strategies for inclusion, student engagement, and opportunities to collaborate across disciplines. Faculty are invited to share their experience and learn from each other through facilitated conversations and activities. This workshop will include a focus on community sustainability, resilience, and recovery from COVID-19.
Details for Spring 2021
- Date: May 18, 2021
- Time: 9:00am-12:00pm; with optional outdoor lunch 12-1pm
- Location: Flinchum’s Phoenix in Whitehall Forest
- Precautions: The large discussions will be indoors with windows open at a safe Covid capacity. We will make use of the ample porch and outdoor spaces for our small group conversations.
- Lunch: A box lunch will be available at noon to take with you or eat on location for additional networking and conversation outside.
Feedback from Participants
“I’m energized and optimistic and have a much better idea than I did two days ago about what I can do and what others are doing and what resources are out there.”
“This was a very engaging learning experience. I feel well prepared to build the new syllabus I had envisioned creating. Great use of diverse learning formats.”
“I loved the workshop, especially the opportunity to have a lively discussion about sustainability across the curriculum over the course of two days. The campus tours were inspiring and I learned a great deal about sustainability initiatives as well as the rich cultural history across the the campus ecosystem.”