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Posted April 18, 2012
Faculty Development Workshop: The Maine Watersheds Project draws together 15 full-time faculty members from diverse fields to explore environmental sustainability in a two-day workshop. Lectures, discussions, and readings examine the environment and the related issues of public health, social justice, economics, and social change, especially as they relate to our locale – the watersheds of Maine. Units on pedagogy and break-out sessions provide an opportunity for teachers to identify the connections between their discipline and sustainability and to reflect on the changes they plan to make in their teaching. Midday walks provide an opportunity for experiential learning. To build community, participants dine together the night before the first session.