FLP 2011 - Sustainability as a Transformative Learning Experience

2011 Workshop Schedule

All sessions will take place in Clark Lounge unless otherwise specified

Wednesday, May 25

5:00 - 7:00 pm     Reception, Registration, & Networking - Klingenstein Lounge

7:00 - 9:00 pm     Documentary Film: Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai - Clark Lounge

Thursday, May 26

8:00 am               Continental Breakfast

8:30 -9:30            Workshop Welcome (Susan Swensen)  What is Sustainability Education?  (Jason Hamilton) 

9:30 - 11:00         Powerful Learning Experiences: Exposition & Development (Gordon Rowland & Carrie Reuning-Hummel)

11:00-11:15         Break

11:15-12:00         Reports from Mini-Grant Recipients

  • Carol Dennis (Occupational Therapy): Occupational Justice: Sustainable Living & Health
  • Cyndy Scheibe (Psychology): Teaching about Media Constructions of Sustainability and Other Environmental Issues
  • David Turkon (Anthropology): Conceptualizing & Implementing Sustainable Community Development

12:00 -1:00          Lunch (Klingenstein Lounge)

1:00- 4:00            Is Sustainability a Discipline? Workshop by Jason Hamilton

4:00 - 4:15           Break

4:15 - 6:00           Mindfulness & Sustainability: Contemplative Education (Michael Faber)

6:00 - 7:00           Dinner (Klingenstein Lounge)

7:30                     Keynote:  Powerful Learning Experiences: Recapitulation (Gordon Rowland)

Friday, May 27th

8:00  am               Continental Breakfast (Clark Lounge)

8:30 - 10:15          International Perspectives on Sustainability Education

  • Wendi Losha Bernadette: The Association for Creative Teaching for Rural Women and Youth in Develop in Cameroon, Africa
  • Alicia Swords: Collaborative approaches to pedagogy for social justice and sustainability                        

10:15 - 10:30        Break

10:30 - 12:00        Curriculum Design for Transformational Learning (Karryn Olson-Ramanujan)

12:00 - 1:00          Lunch (Klingenstein Lounge)

1:00 - 3:00           Place-Based Learning on Campus: An Exploration of Ithaca College's Natural Lands (Jason Hamilton)

3:30 - 5:00           Sustainability Tour of Ithaca College (Meet at west entrance, Egbert Hall)

5:30                     Shuttle to Ecovillage (meet at Phillips Hall north entrance parking lot)

5:45 - 6:00           EcoVillage at Ithaca Tour

6:00                     Dinner (EcoVillage)