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Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies Workshops


Culture Cosmology and Context

Course ID - CTD 0488-5  Reference # 790758
(Awarding 3 hours Professional Development Credit)

Participants will examine the foundations of their own cosmology and discuss ways in which dominant worldviews influence cultural expression and shape the values and perceptions within our educational system, in order to develop an understanding of Earth Literacy in the context of the participant's respective discipline.

As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the foundations of one's personal cosmology

  • Explain ways in which cosmology influences worldview

  • Identify links between cosmology, culture and education

  • Discuss the cosmological contexts from which we frame our educational disciplines

  • Explain "Earth Literacy"

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Facilitated by Mike Matthews

IAC Campus
Friday, October 11, 2013

Room 401
12 Noon Lunch
12:30 - 3:30 pm Workshop

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