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Reconnecting Through voluntary Simplicity
A multipart virtual discussion series
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 Netiva Kolitz, Kendall Campus EEI Program Professional
Four Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:00, fifth Wednesday 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10, and March 24
To Register, class # EEI1027-1 


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
To Register, class # EEI1027-2

 

  Visions of Sustainability
A multipart virtual discussion series awarding 15 hours of professional development credit
Explore the importance of diversity and equity in building resilient communities, the impacts of the evolving American transportation system, and the ties between consumer culture  and the economy

Facilitated by Stephen Nesvacil, North Campus EEI Program Professional  
Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10, and March 24
To Register, class # EEI1028-1

Facilitated by Dr. Karen Alvarez-Delfin, Hialeah Campus   
Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 3, March 17, and March 31
To Register, class # EEI1028-2

  A Call to Sustainability
A multipart virtual discussion series awarding 15 hours of professional development credit
Exploring the urgent need for sustainability, the importance of ecological principles in understanding the many social issues that define humanity's relations with the natural world, social and ecological issues inherent in food productions, and water the impact of humanity on Earth's aquatic systems.

Facilitated by Professor Ben Augustyne, Wolfson Campus
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 3, March 17, and March 31
To Register, class # EEI1025-3

Facilitated by Professor Sarah Jacob, West Campus
Wednesdays, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 3, March 17, and March 31
To Register, class #  EEI1025-4

  Food, Ethics, and Sustainability pt. 2
A multipart virtual discussion series awarding 12 hours of professional development credit
This workshop explores the hidden ethical implications of industrialized agribusiness and connects our eating choices to farm animal welfare as well as social justice and human rights issues. The impact of climate change on food supply and production will also be discussed.   

Facilitated by Dr. Ileana Pino, Medical Campus
Fridays 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Feb. 12, Feb 26, March 12, March 26

To Register, class # EEI1016-5
Deep Time Wisdom & Post-Doom Inspiration
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. 

Date and time TBA

Earth Ethics Institute Professional Development for Faculty

 

EEI/CIOL professional development workshops and immersions allow MDC faculty the opportunity to earn credit toward maintenance of rank and promotion as well as earning Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) certification

These learning opportunities focus on Earth Literacy and sustainability education while fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and community. 

There are more than 55 EEI workshop/immersion opportunities  for MDC faculty/staff in the CIOL catalogue, with several of these offered each term at various campuses and offsite locations. 

 

 
 
 

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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