HUM 150 Ecoliteracy, Education and Society

This course investigates how educational theory and practice should respond to 21st Century ecological challenges such as climate change, health and food crises, degradation of culture, language and knowledge, as well as the destruction of sustainable indigenous practices and other convivial social relationships under globalization.  Through a vigorous survey of contemporary postindustrial society, the course tries to offer practical and theoretical venues for sustainable educational experiences.  Students are introduced to multiple educational perspectives to literacy and learning, which address the crucial inter-relationship of all life and all living things, in an effort to foster sustainable and democratic sensibilities of learning,knowledge and society.  Prerequisite(s): A passing score on the the College's English placement test or C or better in ENG 090, ENG 091 or ENG 092.  Passing score on the College's Reading placement test or C or better in ENG 091 or concurrent enrollment in/or prior completion of RDG 090.  Competency met: Critical Analysis (1.0); Global Awareness (5.2); Multicultural Perspective (5.3); Social Phenomenon (5.4); Humanities (6.0); Ethical Dimensions (7.0)Three lecture hours per week.
3 credits Fall, Spring, Summer
3 credits
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