|SPRING 2021 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
Deep Time Wisdom &
An Earth Ethics Institute professional
development workshop awarding 6 hours of credit
Rev. Michael Dowd is a
bestselling eco-theologian, TEDx speaker, and
pro-future advocate. This three-hour workshop
showcases wisdom distilled from his acclaimed
2020 "Post-Doom" conversation series.
March 26, 1 - 4:00 p.m.
To register, class #EEI1029-1
A multipart virtual discussion
awarding 12 hours of
professional development credit
Exploring the paradox of increased technological
connection leading to increased personal
disconnection, as well as the importance of
media literacy and simplicity in moving us
forward into an uncertain future.
Facilitated by Dr. Mark Tirpak, Padrón Campus
EEI Program Professional
Four Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 3, March 17
Register, class #
Community and Virtual Symposium
Sustainable Cities Campus Learning Community takes place
during the 2020-21 academic year at Miami Dade College
(MDC) Padrón and North campuses.
Participating faculty from both campuses will
integrate elements of United Nations Sustainable
Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
into their curricula through the Fall and Spring terms.
MDC’s Earth Ethics Institute (EEI) and the
Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy (iCED) will
offer support in the form of content, programming, and
related civic engagement changemaking opportunities for
Both academic terms will culminate in a symposium
featuring student projects, guest speakers, film
screenings, special events/activities, and more.
The Sustainable Cities Campus
Learning Community offers the opportunity for faculty to
employ such high-impact pedagogies as academic
service-learning, project-based learning, and
It also offers a framework for not only the study
of sustainability but examining current events and
social issues through the lens of urban sustainability.
Additionally, such topics as urban design, green
spaces, poverty, transportation, and more are all “fair
game” for faculty to tackle.
MDC faculty already participating in EEI’s Global
Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)
learning network as well as implementing the Civic
Action Scorecard through iCED will find extending into
the campus learning community an easy yet rewarding
on the Sustainable Cities Campus Learning Community,
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Staff, and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
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