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 Faculty Participation - Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) 

 

 

Participate in the GSELS Learning Network

GSELS certified faculty
or faculty in the certification process will identify existing courses
that will be taught addressing GSELS Criteria.

1)    Designate course(s) as GSELS-focused or GSELS-related.
2)     Register the course(s) you have designated, identifying reference numbers.

3)     Agree to put information about the GSELS Learning Network (see suggested language below)  

         in your course syllabus

5)     Agree to give us feedback about this project.

 

Suggested language for Syllabus of your GSELS Designated Course:

This is a GSELS-focused (or GSELS-related) course:

This course will include a way to think about course content from a Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy perspective and is part of the Earth Ethics Institute Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS) Learning Network covering the following  MDC Learning Outcomes:

#3—Solve problems using critical and creative thinking and scientific reasoning.
#5—Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures, including global and historical perspectives.
#6—Create strategies that can be used to fulfill personal, civic, and social responsibilities.
#7—Demonstrate knowledge of ethical thinking and its application to issues in society.

#10—Describe how natural systems function and recognize the impact of humans on the environment.


This course is a GSELS-focused course – with all content presented through the GSELS lens.

OR

This  course is a GSELS-related course – including a component or module addressing GSELS.

As a result of participating in GSELS, you will have access to the EEI GSELS Learning Network, a group of participating faculty and students at many campuses. You will have the opportunity to create and receive help with a GSELS e-portfolio. In addition, if you successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits in GSELS-designated courses (including at least three credits of GSELS-focused courses), earning a minimum of a "B" in each of your GSELS-designated courses, and complete a GSELS Civic Engagement Project, you may apply to be recognized as a GSELS Scholar! To learn more about participation in the GSELS Learning Network visit www.earthethicsinstitute.org  or http://www.earthethicsinstitute.org/GSELSStudent.asp.

 

GSELS Faculty Checklist

 

 

Learn more about the guiding philosophy behind GSELS


The Earth Charter

 

 

Thomas Berry's -Nature of Universe
 and  12 Principles
of Understanding the Universe,

 



Life Long Learning,
Environmental, Global and
Sustainable Education

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