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               Earth Ethics Institute Workshops for MDC Faculty and Staff

 

InterAmerican Earth Days: Visioning A Resilient Miami
Series of Lectures and Programming
Beginning Monday, March 28, 2016 through Friday, April 1, 2016
Addressing several of the Key Concepts of Sustainable Development
MONDAY - March 28 - Room 401
-Seeking Sustainability in Everglades National Park (9 am)
-Keynote: Anthony Rogers-Wright- "Fractivism"  (10 am)
-Should We Put Miami Rain Water on the Market? (11 am)
-Fracking Florida (12:30 pm)

TUESDAY- March 29
-IAC Sustainability Fair  9 am - 12 Noon
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Breathing in, Breathing Out:
Nature as a Refuge from Hegemony (9:50 am)

Link to Schedule of Events

Lectures, Film Screenings, Sustainability Fair, Poster Sessions

                           

 
 


Black Lives Matter: A Series of Lectures and Programming
Beginning Monday, March 21, 2016 through Thursday, March 24, 2016
Addressing several of the Key Concepts of Sustainable Development
Check back soon for dates and locations

Link to Schedule of Events

Sustainable Development Key Concepts
1) Interdependence - of society, economy and the natural environment, from local to global
2) Citizenship and stewardship--rights and responsibilities, participation, and co-operation
3) Needs and rights of future generations
4) Diversity -- cultural, social, economic and biological
5) Quality of life, equity and justice
6) Sustainable change -- development and carrying capacity
7) Uncertainty, and precaution in action

Key Characteristics of Education for Sustainable Development

               Earth Ethics Institute Workshops for MDC Faculty and Staff




Supportive. Sustainable Community Agriculture
Verde Community Farm and Market, Homestead
Saturday, January 30, 2015           9 am - 12 Noon
This workshop focuses on the operations of a non-profit organic farm and market in the South Florida region that also serves as a job skills training facility. Participants will tour Verde Gardens with its 145 LEED-certified “green” town homes for formerly homeless families with disabilities and a 22-acre organic farm which includes a produce nursery, market and rentable commercial kitchen.
Facilitated by Chuck Lyons, Verde Community Farm Director
6 hour Professional Development Credit
To Register, Reference #
911560


Seeing Systems: Peace, Justice and Sustainability (Part 1)
A Four-part Lunch and Learn Series

MDC InterAmerican Campus, Wednesdays,
February 10, 2016              12 Noon - 1 pm
February 17, 2016              12 Noon - 1:30 pm
March 9, 2016                   12 Noon - 1:30 pm
March 16, 2016                12 Noon - 1:30 pm


Facilitated by  Mike Matthews
11 hours of Professional Development Credit,
To Register, Reference #
 911535

 

 

Systems Thinking and System Dynamics Modeling
MDC  Wolfson Campus, Room 3404-8
Friday, February 19, 2016
Facilitated by David Roman,
Energy Policy Manager at Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
6 hours of Professional Development Credit
Systems Thinking (ST) is a way of seeing and talking about the world that helps us better understand complexity and change. ST allows us to see feedback responses rather than linear cause-effect chains, to see patterns of change rather than a static “snapshot”.
To Register, Reference #
911563

                 Earth Ethics Institute Outdoor Immersions for MDC IAC Students


 

Earth Ethics Institute Organizes Student Immersions
to National, State and County Parks.
Below are a few of our partners:

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center
Everglades National Park      Oleta River State Park        
Fruit and Spice Park               Deering Estate

to schedule an immersion for students email mmatthew@mdc.edu

Immersions taking place in Fall Semester 2015
Professor Alejandro Salinas & Laurel Nakanishi
MDCand Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Everglades National Park
Poetry Writing with students from
MDC, InterAmerican Campus and Orchard Villa Elementary

Saturday, December 12th, 2015
 

                    Programs for Faculty and Staff - Ongoing



 

 

Participate in the Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)


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



 


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

Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience

Programs and Resources for students

Earth Literacy and Sustainability I -new course


YES club
 

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Meatless Miércoles
Vegetarian potluck lunch,
open to MDC students,
faculty, and staff!
Room 3102

1/27/2016
12:00 – 1:00

2/24/2016
12:30 – 1:30

3/23/29016
12:00 – 1:00

4/13/2016
12:00 – 1:00
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