Modes of Teaching

Resource: Ithaca College Professional Certificate in Sustainability Leadership

Description: Ithaca College offers a syllabus example for a Sustainability focused certificate.

Citation: Brown, Marian. Professional Certificate in Sustainability Leadership. Ithaca College Continuing Education Office.


Resource: Elon University Sustainable Faculty Scholars Program

Description: Elon University's Green Curriculum program is offered annually as a stipend program to faculty. Elon University.

Citation: "Sustainability Faculty Scholars Program - Teaching and Learning at Elon University." Elon University. Web. 06 Oct. 2010. <>.


Resource: Student Learning Outcomes

Descripion: ACPA offers suggestions for colleges/universities regarding student learning outcomes in relationship to sustainability. This document also considers student engagement - not just curriculum. Student Learning Outcomes.


Resource: Reclaim the Future: Teacher Guide

Description:  This online resource is a Teacher Guide for the classroom that can help fuel sustainability discussions with students. While it has a high school focus, it has some applicable elements to the college curriculum.


Resource: Greening the College Curriculum: A Guide to Environmental Teaching in the Liberal Arts

Description: This book offers research and rationale for the importance of interdisciplinary "greening" of the college curriculum and provides sample course syllabi and lesson plans for courses within the liberal arts.


Resource: Transforming Higher Education: A Practical Plan for Integrating Sustainability Education into the Student Experience

Description: This paper introduces a comprehensive plan for integrating sustainability education into the practices of nearly any college or university.


Resource: 147 Practical Tips for Teaching Sustainability

As the title states, this book offers 147 tips for teaching sustainability. It includes sections specifically focused on experiential learning, personal responsibility and empowerment, and connecting with the community and developing a sense of place. Timpson, William M. 147 Practical Tips for Teaching Sustainability: Connecting the Environment, the Economy, and Society.


Resource: AMBIENT Critical Reading – Environmental Justice

Description: These two Ambient sites work together to provide a module on Environmental Justice.

Citation: "Critical Reading – Environmental Justice." Ed. AMBIENT. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. 


Resource: How much is an ecosystem worth?

Citation: Ausema, John. ""How Much Is an Ecosystem Worth?" Action BioScience. Ecological Society of America, July 2005. Web. 23 Sept. 2010.<>.

Description: Guided exercises to demonstrate the value of ecosystem services to human lives.


Resource: Education for Sustainable Development, UNESCO

Citation: "Education for Sustainable Development.” United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO, 1995-2010. Web. 25 June 2010. <>.