Schedule of Lectures, Readings, Project and Due Dates:

 

Class Week

 

Lectures/Class Sessions

Draft Project Schedule

Assigned Readings and

Due Dates

Week One

   January 14

   January 16

 

 

Class Introduction

Concepts of Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

Roseland Ch 1

Internet homework ex

Week Two

   January 21

 

 

   January 23

 

 

Sustainability, Environment and Economy

 

Environmental Corridor

 

 

 

 

Introduction of Term Project

 

Bartelmus 1994

Rees 1999

 

Client website

Observation/description field trip

Week Three

   January 28

  

 

   January 30

 

 

Group Roles, Process

This did not get done

 

Individuals in Groups

 

Group Formation

 

 

Guest:  Norm Riggs

Thering and Doble 2000, Rorty 2002

 

 

Roseland Ch 3, 13.

Week Four

   February 4

 

   February 6

 

 

Group Tasks:

Techniques of Description

Sustainable Economics

 

Descriptions of Area:

- demographic, visual, economic

Readings journal due

 

 

Power 1988

 

Week Five

   February 11

 

   February 13

 

 

Sustainable Environment

 

Description Reviews

 

Descriptions cont’d

 

Initial Review of Descriptions

 

Torgerson 1995

Rein and Schon 1993

 

 

 

Week Six

   February 18

 

   February 20

 

 

Description Reviews and work session

Work session

 

Identification of Issues

 

Develop Project Ideas

 

Description reviews due

Week Seven

   February 25

   February 27

 

 

Analyzing futures:  environment, economy and society

 

 

Decide what needs analysis, plan for analysis

 

Hawken et al 1999

 

Sitarz 1998

Week Eight

   March 4

   March 6

 

 

Project-based resource people, as needed

 

Doing analysis, developing projects

 

Krizek and Power 1997

 

Week Nine

   March 11

   March 13

 

 

 

 

Doing analysis, developing projects

 

Resources as needed

Week Ten

   Spring Break

   Mar 17-21

 

 

 

Week Eleven

   March 25

  

   March 27

 

 

Indicators of Sustainability

Defining Good Presentations

 

 

Readings journal due

See website for readings/links

Week Twelve

   April 1

   April 3

 

 

Practice Presentations and Review

 

Practice Presentations and Review

 

Week Thirteen

   April 8

 

   April 10

 

 

Work on Final Client Presentations

 

 

Work on Final Client Presentations, use reviews

 

Practice Presentations Reviews Due

Week Fourteen

   April 15

   April 17

 

 

The Bigger Picture:  Global Discussions of Sustainability

 

 

Presentations to client:  date/format to be determined

 

Week Fifteen

   April 22

   April 24

 

 

Reflection

Review of Class

 

 

Week Sixteen

   April 29

   May 1

 

 

 

Presentations in atrium:  date/format to be determined

May 1:  Final readings journal due (cumulative, with changes as needed),

Reflection paper due

584 papers due