Keynote Speaker: Gary E. Machlis, Science Advisor to the Director of the US National Park Service and Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University.
University teaching is a craft, The skills and techniques of teaching can be shared, learned and honed by practice. In this lively and informative presentation, Dr. Machlis describes and illustrates the craftsmanship that can be applied to the teaching of sustainability. Combining years of teaching, experience in environmental research and policy-making, and the contributions of the arts, social sciences, and biophysical sciences, his presentation is a provocative and insightful view of how to teach sustainability at universities in North America in the early decades of the 21st century.
The Craft of Teaching Local Sustainability
February 6 | 11:30 am – 1 pm
Dr. Roger Epp Conference Room