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2012 Agenda

Monday, May 7th – CFT Workshop Space

8:30 Coffee & Pastries
9:00 Welcome and Introductions Teresa Goddu
9:30 A Student’s Call for Courses on Sustainability – Sommers Kline, ’14
9:45 Defining Sustainability across the Curriculum Joe Bandy
10:15 BREAK
10:30 Teaching the Social Dimensions of Sustainability Beth Conklin, Anthropology
11:00 Nine Ways to Incorporate Sustainability into Your Courses – Teresa Goddu
11:15 Connecting with Sustainability in your Projects Teresa Goddu and Joe Bandy
12:00 LUNCH
1:00 Connecting to Place: Campus Walk Steve Baskauf, Biological Sciences
2:00 Two-Legged Exercise – Teresa Goddu
2:45 BREAK
3:00 Sustainability on Vanderbilt’s Campus Andrea George, Director of Sustain VU
3:30 Discussion/Reflection – Connecting to Ideas of Place in your Projects – Joe Bandy
4:30 Wrap Up/Looking ahead to TomorrowTeresa Goddu
5:00 RECEPTION and Tour of Commonswith Judson Newbern – Fireside Room, Commons

Tuesday, May 8th – Dyer Observatory

8:30 Coffee & Quiches
9:00 Object that Sustains You – Joe Bandy
9:30 Interdisciplinarity Discussion: Inter/Disciplinary Contributions to Sustainability Studies – Teresa Goddu
10:45 BREAK
11:00 Interdisciplinary Teaching – Dana Nelson, English; John Ayers, Earth & Environmental Sciences
12:00 LUNCH and Tour of Star Chamber
1:00 Sustainability and Storytelling – Amanda Little, English
1:30 Teaching as Storytelling – Teresa Goddu
2:15 BREAK
2:30 Project-Based Learning – Joe Bandy
4:00 Group Reflections/Plans for Follow-up/Assessment/Refreshments – Teresa Goddu
5:00 ADJOURN