Activity By Skills: Holistic Thinking

  Sustainability Lesson 2 Conclusion

What are three ways your current habits or practices impact ecosystems?

What might you do to improve your impact?

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  Sustainability Lesson 2 Reading Discussion

The instructor could shorten the lecture and use class time for a discussion of the main reading. (French, 2000).

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  Sustainability Lesson 2 Group Activity Human Effects on the Ecosystem and Sustainability

Divide students into four groups with each group assigned one of the four examples in slide 15: 1) nitrogen cycle, 2) water cycle, 3) biodiversity, and 4) mineral extraction and consumption. Each group will give a presentation on a topic.

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  Sustainability Lesson 2 Lecture and Discussion

Using lecture outline and PowerPoint slides, introduce students to the concepts of natural capital, nutrient cycling, ecosystems, water cycles, biodiversity, and energy sources.

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  Sustainability Lesson 2 Hook

Have students answer the following:

What was “The Battle in Seattle” that French described? How did she summarize the outcome of the 1999 WTO meetings there?
What “battles” occurs over globalization today?

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  Sustainability Lesson 1 Conclusion

How could one elaborate on the 1987 UN Commission’s definition of sustainability? What elements would you add to reflect the diverse issues and interpretations revolving around this topic?

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  Sustainability Lesson 1 Reading Discussion

One could shorten the lecture and use class time for a discussion of the main reading (Barlett, 1998). Please note that the Barlett article is rather long.

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  Sustainability Lesson 1 Lecture and Discussion on Population

Using lecture outline and PowerPoint slides, introduce students to the concepts of sustainability, globalization and population. Make the lecture interactive through questioning and analysis

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  Sustainability Lesson 1 Hook

Task for students: In your own words, define “sustainability” or at least some of its key elements. If there is time, 1) ask students to compare with 2-3 neighbors and develop a common definition; and/or share/discuss as a class.

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  Global Banking Lesson 6 Ethical Issue Activity

The following activity is a role-play about regulating the financial services industry.

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