This page is under development. Resources will be categorized as more resources become available. If you would like to recommend readings, websites, movies, presentations, or any other media that will help faculty and/or students learn more about sustainability, please send them to Mark Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presentations and Materials from the May 2015 Workshop
- Introduction to Sustainability and other slides - Mark Stewart's presentation on definitions of sustainability, pedagogical examples, and other slides from day 1
- Business Sustainability - Rachelle Sampson's presentation on businesses and sustainability from day 1
- Pedagogy for Creative Problem Solving - Rachelle Sampson's slides from the pedagogy session on day 1
- Sustainability "Big Ideas" - these reference cards summarize some of the big concepts in sustainability
- SustainableUMD - Mark Stewart's presentation on campus sustainability initiatives from day 2
Content Specific Readings and Other Resources
- Climate Literacy - Frank Niepold's presentation on climate science.
- Resilience and Climate Adaptation - Zoe Johnsons' presentation on the impact of sea level rise on Maryland communities.
- Key Competencies for Sustainability - Knowledge and skills students should have in order to be change agents for sustainability.
- Climate Change Resources - from our friends at MADE-CLEAR.
- Environmental Sustainability Resources - a comprehensive list of resources for environmental science, environmental history, environment and the humanities, and ecological economics provided by Bruce James
- Scarcity and its Social Impacts - an article by Kurt Finsterbusch
- Economics of Sustainability Resources - a book list provided by Rachelle Sampson and Michel Wedel
- What Executives Don't Get About Sustainability - celebrated scientist, entrepreneur and sustainable business strategist Amory Lovins on how companies can seize the opportunities they're missing
- Arts and the Environment - online resources provided by Sharon Mansur
- Carrying Capacity - a presentation by Betty Dabney
- Carbon Footprint of Political Ads - provided by Trevor Parry-Giles
- Story of Stuff - a great 20 minute movie that addresses many of the issues we discussed during the workshop including our culture of consumption and sustainable economics. Could be a great way of generating discussion!
- My Ecological Footprint - an ecological footprint quiz that lets users determine their impact on Earth`s natural resources
- @LAST: Applying Today`s Learning to Achieve Sustainably Tomorrow - a project by the 2009 cohort of the Lilly Graduate Teaching Fellows
Links to Other Sustainability Resource Libraries
- Creative Change Educational Solutions - the Curriculum and Resource Center (CRC) is an on-line curriculum library that provides educators (K-12, college, and adult) access to the curriculum portfolio on a low-cost subscription basis. The materials in the CRC address a full range of sustainability topics, including food systems, land use/sustainable communities, brownfields redevelopment, green design, renewable energy, environmental justice, and ecological economics.
- Piedmont Project Revised Syllabi - revised syllabi from the faculty at Emory University
- Curriculum for the Bioregion Resources - various resources (you may skip the "bioregional resources" since they are specific to Washington State)