Conservation Psychology Online Summer Session 1 - Still open!
Contributed by Kathryn Caldwell
Join Kathryn Caldwell, Associate Professor of Psychology, to learn how psychology can help humans develop thriving, resilient and just lifestyles in harmony with the planet.
PSYC 235 | ICC Sustainable Futures | Social Science Perspective
**Override requests for PSYC 103 prereq. will be accepted.
- Explore how to change values, attitudes and behaviors at the individual-level and within larger groups and cultures.
- Become mindful, systems thinkers about environmental and social problems and their solutions.
- Communicate effectively about environmental issues and sustainable behavior.
- Connect with the natural world in your community, benefitting your psychological and physical well-being.
- Contemplate the myriad ways sustainability is a social-justice concern.
Class will consist of:
- Asynchronous lectures, to fit your summer schedule
- Once-weekly zoom discussions, optional but highly recommended (Time TBD)
- Office hour meetings with instructor via ZOOM
- Shared student-annotated readings
- Weekly Blogs
- Open-book quizzes
- A final proposal to make your local community more sustainable