Education

Sustainability Course Outcomes in 19 Programs

Date posted: September 25, 2013

Over the course of Spring Quarter the Faculty Sustainability Representatives identified Bellevue College courses with sustainability learning outcomes with fruitful results.  In total, they identified 69 courses from 19 programs with sustainability focused or related learning outcomes that mapped to sustainability learning outcomes (PDF), as defined by the sustainability curriculum committee, a subcommittee of the EAC.   Identifying learning outcomes …more about Sustainability Course Outcomes in 19 Programs


Teach Sustainability Fall Quarter!

Date posted: September 12, 2013
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Fall Quarter is coming up quick!  Now is the time to consider how you can integrate sustainability in your sections.  Here are a few resources and ideas: Sustainability Teaching and Learning Guide:   See what your colleagues in the integrating workshop have done, link to BC and other colleges materials and syllabi, find faculty in your …more about Teach Sustainability Fall Quarter!


Community Alliance for Global Justice: Member Development Intern

Date posted: August 27, 2013

Membership Development Intern Community Alliance for Global Justice  is grassroots, community-based and committed to anti-oppressive organizing as we build solidarity across diverse movements. CAGJ seeks to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies and practices imposed by corporations, governments and other institutions while creating and supporting alternatives that embody social justice, sustainability, diversity and grassroots democracy. …more about Community Alliance for Global Justice: Member Development Intern


Seattle Tilth: Drop-in Gardening Volunteer Opportunities

Date posted: August 27, 2013

Weekly Volunteer Seattle Tilth Seattle Tilth mission is to” inspire and educate people to safeguard our natural resources while building an equitable and sustainable local food system.” If you enjoy growing your own food, or are interested in learning how to grow your own food, Seattle Tilth is a great organization to volunteer with. They have …more about Seattle Tilth: Drop-in Gardening Volunteer Opportunities


Integrating Sustainability Workshop Wrap-up and Summer Session

Date posted: May 28, 2013
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Bellevue College Faculty participated in the first Integrating Sustainability across the Curriculum Workshop on campus and gave presentations on the last day of Earth Week. These Faculty spent Winter and Spring quarters creating a teaching philosophy, mapping their course outcomes to sustainability, developing lessons and assessments, and revising their syllabi.  Workshop participants submitted a revised syllabus …more about Integrating Sustainability Workshop Wrap-up and Summer Session


10 Things You Can Do

Date posted: May 3, 2013
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Now that Earth Week has passed, hopefully you’re eager to make a difference yourself. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 simple (but significant) actions you can take today. 1.  Try Bussing/Carpooling/Biking The majority of Bellevue College’s carbon footprint comes from the daily trips our students take—a large portion which consists of solo drivers. …more about 10 Things You Can Do


Earth Week Wrap-Up!

Date posted: April 30, 2013
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Earth Week 2013 was a huge success! Here is a brief wrap-up on some of Earth Week’s highlights. Remember! Treat every day as Earth Day! Climate Pledge- In the weeks prior to Earth Week we began to ask faculty to make a Climate Pledge. The pledge entailed integrating climate change into classroom curriculum during Earth Week …more about Earth Week Wrap-Up!


Integrating Sustainability Presentations 4/26

Date posted: April 15, 2013

On Friday, April 26th faculty in the Integrating Sustainability Workshop will present their courses.


Make the Climate Teach-In Pledge!

Date posted: April 15, 2013
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During Earth Week this year, the Environmental Advisory Committee and the Student Sustainability and Science Association are asking all faculty to pledge to teach climate change in some way, big or small. I urge you to support this effort.  The goal is to reach 500 sections and thousands of students during Earth Week; April 22nd …more about Make the Climate Teach-In Pledge!


Sustainable Assignment Grant Period Open – Earn $100!

Date posted: April 10, 2013
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Earn $100 for completing an assignment focused on sustainability. With this program, students can apply for $100 grants when they research or apply concepts of sustainability to a course assignment. Read about the details carefully! Standard “sustainability” classes that teach about do not qualify. See the Sustainable Assignment Grant website for more information and details about this …more about Sustainable Assignment Grant Period Open – Earn $100!