FLP 2012 - The Psychology of Sustainability

2012 Workshop Schedule

All sessions will take place in Clark Lounge unless otherwise specified

Thursday, May 24

8:30 am                Continental Breakfast

9:00 -10:00          Workshop Welcome (Susan Swensen)  What is Sustainability Education?  (Jason Hamilton) 

10:00 - 11:00       Ecopsychology and Systems Thinking: Reciprocity, Identity, and Health (Kathryn Caldwell and Darryl Mayeaux)

11:00-11:15         Break

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

  • Jonathan Ablard (Associate Professor, History): Historical Perspectives on Sustainability, Health, and Disease
  • Linda Gasser (Assistant Professor, Management): Developing Sustainability Education Resources for the School of Business
  • Srijana Bajracharya (Professor, Health Promotion & Physical Education): Developing a Community-Based Service Learning Experience for "Environmental Health"
  • Mara Alper (Associate Professor, Communications):  Water Awareness and Behavioral Change

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

1:00- 2:30            Workshop: Thinking (and Feeling) in Systems (Kathryn Caldwell and Darryl Mayeaux)

2:30 - 2:45           Break

2:45 - 4:45           Nature Sensory Awareness Workshop (Jason Hamilton) - (walking shoes & weather appropriate clothing)

5:00 - 6:00           Connecting and Clinking  (Klingenstein Lounge)

6:00 - 8:30           Dinner & Film (Klingenstein Lounge)

                             Film: The Great Dance: A Hunter's Story (2000) with discussion led by Jason Hamilton

Friday, May 25

9:00  am               Continental Breakfast (Clark Lounge)

9:30 - 10:30         How can Administrators Support Sustainability Education? (Marian Brown, Sustainability Coordinator, Ithaca College)

10:30 - 10:45       Break

10:45 - 11:45       Reports from the Students - What Worked for Me!

                             Victor Shelden (Ithaca College Environmental Studies '11)

                             Madison Vander Hill (Ithaca College Environmental Studies '13)                            

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

1:00 - 1:30           Project Look Sharp:  Sustainability Course Modules (Cyndy Scheibe, Psychology Dept. Ithaca College)

1:30 - 2:30           Challenges: How do I Incorporate Sustainability into THAT course? Discussion Based Workshop facilitated by

                              Karryn Olson-Ramanujan

3:00 - 4:30           Tour of Permaculture Demonstration Site (101 Delaware; walking shoes & weather appropriate clothing)