Funded Mini-Grant Proposals
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Tina Nilsen-Hodges, EcoVillage at Ithaca (2008-09)
Proposal: Teaching Sustainability Across the Disciplines
Outcome: A day-long workshop that engages faculty across the disciplines in considering how their pedagogy contributes to students' development as sustainability leaders, and how they can learn from one another how to enhance success in achieving these outcomes.
Tina Nilsen-Hodges, EcoVillage at Ithaca (2007-08)
Proposal: Continued development of “Education for Sustainability” course curriculum.
Outcome: Students in Spring 2007 course drew on sustainability education theory and practice to envision and design a high school. For Fall 2008, Tina proposed to work with environmental studies and education students interested in developing an application for the school to be considered for a New York State charter.
Tina Nilsen-Hodges, EcoVillage at Ithaca (2004-05)
Proposal: To develop sustainability curriculum for Ithaca College’s Teacher Education Program
Outcome: Two well-received modules were offered as part of IC professor Jeff Claus' course on "Education for Social Change," and plans were made to continue to infuse sustainability into the Center for Teacher Education curriculum.