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EEI and iCED Fall Semester Welcome Back!


InterAmerican Lunch-
Wednesday, September 13, 12 noon – 2:00 PM

Kendall Coffee -
Watch for Details!

North Coffee-
Monday, September 18, 2 pm - 3:30 pm

Wolfson Lunch-
 Wednesday September. 6, 12 noon - 1:30 pm    
 

 

Coming in October!

Frances Moore Lappé

Author of:
Diet for a Small Planet

EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think,
To Create the World We Want

and her newest release
Daring Demo
cracy: Igniting Power,
Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want

 

October 11 and 12, 2017.

Watch for Details!



Join the 
Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network

The Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network provides inclusive educational opportunities for the Miami Dade College community to explore global citizenship, ecological sustainability, and civic engagement, through understanding planetary challenges and limits and by developing values, skills, and behaviors that promote prosperity and communities of well-being.

 

Professional Development for MDC Faculty and Staff

 



 


Health: Connecting People Place and Planet
A Four-Part Lunch and Learn Series
Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development
This workshop focuses on the interconnection of human health with environmental and community health.
Hialeah Campus - Begins Monday, September 25, 2017
Facilitated by Mariana Molina    To Register, class # EEI1011-3

Medical Campus - Begins Monday, September 25, 2017
Facilitated by EEI Staff  
To Register, class # EEI1011-1

North Campus - Begins Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 2017

Facilitated by Stephen Nesvacil 
To Register, class # EEI1011-4

Wolfson Campus - Begins Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Facilitated by Alison Walker  
To Register, class #EEI1011-2


 

  
Food, Ethics and Sustainability – Part 1
A Five-Part Lunch and Learn Series

Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development
This workshop focuses on food production and sustainability. The global food web has become increasingly more complicated with the industrialization and globalization of our world. Participants will build upon exploration of their own relationship with food to delve deeper into the interconnections between food, politics, health, environment, ethics and justice.
Kendall Campus, Five Wednesdays Beginning October 4th.

To Register, class #EEI1012-1

 


 

Reconnecting with Earth 1: Shifting Paradigms 
Awarding 12 hours of Professional Development

This workshop explores the appropriate relationship of human beings to Earth. As participants engage in readings and discussion questions, they will share observations and reflections on our relationship to Earth, the threats of ecological imbalance, what we can do to create a paradigm shift and make lasting, impactful change, and what the role of higher education is in creating a future generation of Earth literate citizens.  
InterAmerican Campus - Begins Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Facilitated by Mike Matthews 
To Register, class #EEI1005-3
 


 

Earth Charter Reflections
Awarding 3.5 hours of Professional Development
Friday, October 13, 2017       Simpson Park    1:30 - 5 pm

In this workshop, participants will explore the meaning and intent of the Earth Charter and consider its significance from an inter-disciplinary perspective.  A panel of renowned subject-area specialists will lead the discussion of how the Earth Charter can guide the development of new curriculum, and how familiarity with this document helps prepare students for success as global citizens.

Facilitated by Dr. Peter Blaze Corcoran
To Register, class #
  EEI1013-1


Virginia Key Beach Park: A Sense of Place
Awarding 3 Hours of Professional Development

Saturday, October 14, 2017    9 am - 12 Noon  Virginia Key
This Immersion provides an overview of Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Participants in this Immersion will tour this important ecologically rich site and gain an understanding of its importance to Miami as a barrier island with unique and valuable ecosystems and as a gathering place with a priceless cultural and historical legacy. 

To Register, class #
EEI1014-1

 

Programs for Faculty and Staff- Ongoing

Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network

Sustainability Education Professional Development Opportunities

Sustainability and Earth Literacy Professional Development Workshops

Graduate Courses in Collaboration with EEI

EEI and Florida International University (FIU)


Outdoor Immersions Awarding Professional Development

Sustainability in the Curriculum                      

Immersions for Your Classes

Sustainability Learning Lunches
Hialeah         IAC           Kendall         North         Wolfson
 

  

Programs for Students - Ongoing

The Next Generation of Global Leaders are Stepping Forward - JOIN US!

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience - Apply In December!

Programs and Resources for Students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course


YES! club

EEI Service-Learning
 

  Student Resources

  Faculty Resources

 
 
Recommended Reading

  Recommended Viewing

  Recommended Listening

  Related Websites

  NWF Campus Ecology Program

  Student Immersions

  EEI Service-Learning


  Sustainability and Earth Literacy
   in Curriculum - MDC Faculty 


  EEI Workshops-Power Point Presentations

  Recommended Reading

  Recommended Viewing

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  Related Websites
 



 
GSELS

Global Sustainability 
Earth Literacy Studies
Learning Network

 
Service-Learning

Earth Ethics Institute  Opportunities

 
MDC Students

YES! for Environmental Sustainability Club

 

Florida Keys
Wild Bird Center

Print Fundraiser

 


Community-Rooted Organic Produce Services

 


Join the MDC
Green Goals Challenge

 

Solar Lanterns
for Learning


 


 


 



Ecological Footprint Calculator
 

 


 

Water Clock Project
Kendall Campus
 


 

Journal of
Sustainability Education


 

 
Connect to EEI

 


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Earth Ethics Institute • An Earth Literacy Resource Center Serving MDC Administrators, Faculty, Staff,  and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
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