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Teaching Resources

Sustainability "Big Ideas"* are used as fodder for curricular discussions throughout the workshop.  We are hopeful that these links will be populated by articles, case studies, digital media resources, etc. that faculty submits, as a way to gain background in these areas.  The hope is that it not only serves as a repository for information, but as a creative base for exploring new curricular development ideas.

                                                                                              Sustainability “Big Ideas”*

Intergenerational Thinking

Environmental Stewardship Human Population Growth and Carrying Capacity
Climate Change Interconnectedness and Interdependance Bioregional Thought and Practice
"Cradle-to-Cradle" Design Ecological Footprint and Carbon Footprint Good Governance: 3 Parts
Tragedy of the Commons Ecosystems and Biodiversity Water Quality and Quantity
Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources True Cost Accounting Social Justice and Fair Distribution
Cultural Diversity and Indigenious/Traditional Knowledge Systems Thinking Food Security

 *Co-created by Jean MacGregor, The Evergreen State College; Victor Nolet, Western Washington U; and Facing the Future

Greening UM



The Office of Sustainability
UM Facilities Services PP 110
32 Campus Dr MS 9288
Missoula MT, 59812