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 Designated Courses - Global Sustainability and Earth Literacy Studies (GSELS)   

 

GSELS Designated Classes - Find Classes listed by Semester

Use links below to find classes listed by semester, campus, professor, and reference/class number (Scroll Down to see GSELS Designated classes from previous years).
 

2022-23 GSELS-Designated Classes
Find GSELS classes at your campus! 

Summer 2022 GSELS-Designated Classes

Fall 2022 GSELS-Designated Classes


GSELS-Designated Classes
Faculty who particpate in the GSELS learning network designate which classes are GSELS by registering these classes with Earth Ethics Institute.

There are Two Designations for GSELS Classes:

     1. GSELS-focused: all course objectives presented through the lens of GSELS criteria.

     2. GSELS-related: include a module addressing GSELS criteria.

GSELS-focused Classes

These classes, relatively few in number, will concentrate on all components of sustainability including its social, economic, and environmental dimensions, or examine an issue or topic using sustainability as a lens.  Faculty who teach a GSELS-focused class agree to promote and explain how to join the GSELS Learning Community. In the GSELS-focused class, students will be encouraged (but not required) to begin or contribute to their electronic portfolio and learn how to add course work and syllabi, as well as other accomplishments, to the portfolio. A GSELS-focused class may include a civic engagement or service-learning requirement, which may also be archived in the portfolio. 


GSELS-related Classes

Almost any existing class can, with some small additions, become a GSELS-related class.  These classes might incorporate GSELS principles as a distinct course component or module or they might concentrate on a single sustainability principle or issue. Faculty who teach a GSLES-related class will also explain and promote GSELS, how to join the GSELS Learning Community, encourage students to create an electronic portfolio and identify help for them to start it. In GSELS-related classes, students will be encouraged to add the syllabus and GSELS related coursework to their portfolio if they choose to create one.

Fieldwork and GSELS Contract Classes

All field experiences addressing sustainability or Earth Literacy offered as a college course may be approved by a GSELS certified faculty as qualifying as either GSELS-Focused or GSELS-Related (Example: Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Field Experience)Students may also approach GSELS certified faculty and create a GSELS contract for a class that is not designated as GSELS-focused or GSELS-related which will then apply toward the GSELS designation.

 

Do you want to check if you took classes that were GSELS-Designated
so you can get credit for participating?

Follow the links below - and if you were in a class that is listed, contact us.

Scroll down for past years of registered classes

GSELS Designated Classes 2019-20 

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2019 (2197)
GSELS-Designated Classes Spring 2020 (2203)
GSELS-Designated Classes Summer (2205)
Summer A         Summer B         Summer C
 

GSELS-Designated Classes 2018-19

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2018
GSELS-Designated Classes Spring 2019
GSELS-Designated Classes Summer
Summer A         Summer B         Summer C
 

GSELS-Designated Classes 2017-18

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2017 (2177)
GSELS-Designated Classes Spring 2018 (2183)

GSELS-Designated Classes Summer (2185)
Summer A         Summer B         Summer C


GSELS-Designated Classes 2016-17

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2016

GSELS-Designated Classes Spring 2017

GSELS-Designated Classes Summer
Summer A         Summer B        Summer C

 


GSELS-Designated Classes 2015-16

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2015
GSELS-Designated Classes
Spring 2016 (2015-2)

GSELS-Designated Classes Summer (2015-3)
Summer A      Summer B      Summer C


GSELS Designated Classes 2014-15 

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2014
GSELS-Designated Classes Spring 2015 (2014-2)

GSELS-Designated Classes Summer (2014-3)
Summer A          Summer B                Summer C


GSELS-Designated Classes 2013-14 

GSELS-Designated Classes Fall 2013  

GSELS-Designated Classes Spring 2014 (2013-2)

Summer A              Summer B          Summer C 
 

 

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 and
Sustainable Education

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