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Building Capacity for Sustainability through Curricular and Faculty Development: A Learning Outcomes Approach
Metropolitan Universities
  • Jennifer H. Allen, Portland State University
  • Jeffrey J. Gerwing, Portland State University
  • Leslie G. McBride, Portland State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Subjects
  • Sustainability -- Study and teaching,
  • Sustainability development -- Study and teaching -- Higher education,
  • Interdisciplinary approach in education,
  • Portland State University
Abstract
Portland State University has made integration of sustainability across its academic programs an institutional priority. This article describes the strategies that have been used to engage faculty in developing sustainability curricula, including adopting sustainability as one of eight campus-wide learning outcomes, incorporating sustainability into the general education program, providing faculty development, and developing a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability. The article shares lessons learned and next steps planned to advance Portland State's sustainability curricula.
Description

Originally published in Metropolitan Universities, volume 20, number 4 (2010): 60-74.

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/12408
Citation Information
Allen, Jennifer H., Jeffrey J. Gerwing, and Leslie G. McBride. "Building Capacity for Sustainability through Curricular and Faculty Development: A Learning Outcomes Approach." Metropolitan Universities 20.4 (2010): 60-74.