Recent Submissions

  • Natural Capital’s Role in Sustainable Development 

    Ortega, Jennifer (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer Nature., 2020)
  • Sustainability Literacy Competencies in Coursework for Preservice Teacher Preparation 

    Potter-Nelson, Elizabeth M. (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-08)
    The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence of four categories of sustainability literacy competencies; sustainability knowledge; systems thinking; social justice; and futures thinking, throughout coursework ...
  • A Data-Driven Triple-Bottom-Line Sustainable Balanced-Reporting Framework for Small Municipalities 

    DeDeker, Daryl J. (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-12)
    This study focused on cities in the United States with a population maximum of 75,000. The first phase consisted of a qualitative study of current reporting frameworks to identify the current landscape of sustainability ...
  • Ojibwe culture & knowledge of climate change in fourth-grade curricula in Wisconsin public elementary schools 

    Aprill, Michael L. (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-08)
    The first purpose of this study was to provide recommendations for educators to update their fourth-grade social-studies and science curricula by including more accurate and thorough representation of Ojibwe knowledge ...
  • Nature-Deficit Disorder: How Art and Nature Help Children Focus and Succeed in School 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Psychological Coordinates of Personality Development: Realities and Perspectives, 3rd All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference, Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, Poltava, Ukraine, 2018-02)
    Nature-deficit disorder describes the human costs of being alienated from nature, including attention difficulties and higher rates of physical and emotional illnesses. This disorder was first named by Richard Louv, whose ...
  • Culinary Sustainability Education: A Culinary Education as Sustainability 

    Lewis, Branden J. (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-05)
    Critics have observed that modern culinary education still adheres to the traditions that emerged during the feudal era as well as the modernist values of power, hierarchy, reductionism, and dualist worldviews. More ...
  • School Grounds for Learning: Tying Curriculum to the Outdoors 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Project Central, 2018-11-29)
    This presentation was given to a graduate lab class at Kyushu Institute of Technology in Kitakyushu, Japan, in November 2018, at the invitation of Dr. Keitaro Ito, colleague and friend of the author. The students were ...
  • “Hey, That’s My Sandwich!”: Food Waste Recovery, Environmental Stewardship, and School Curriculum 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Solid Waste Association of North America, 2019-02-26)
    Over 3.5 years, more than 20 schools in the Kansas City, Missouri, region collected nearly a half ton of food and paper waste from their cafeterias for composting. This presentation, delivered at SWANA’s (a waste management ...
  • Forestry Programs in the U.S. and Current Changes in Forestry Management 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Project Central, 2019-04-25)
    Forests hold a special place for most Belarusians as sources of food, fuel, material products, and respite from everyday life. This presentation, given in April 2019 to a class in forestry at the Belarusian State Technological ...
  • Greening Our Minds: Benefits of Nature for Health and Creativity 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Project Central, 2019-04-16)
    This presentation was delivered to psychology classes at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University and V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University in Kyiv and Poltava, Ukraine, in April 2019. The presentation discusses the ...
  • Learning about the Environment through Art 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Art Congress, Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, 2020-04)
    Art is an invaluable means of expression and can also be a learning tool. This presentation introduces art as a way to include all learning styles, bring art into classrooms that may have experienced reduced art funding, ...
  • Protecting America’s Environment: Priorities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Water and Toxins 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Poltava Oil and Gas College of National University "Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic", 2020-03-24)
    In the mid-1900s, the environment in the United States was polluted and unhealthy for humans and other species. By the 1970s, it was clear that environmental laws and regulations were necessary to protect the public and ...
  • Backcasting: Visioning Our Way to a Sustainable Future 

    Wilson, Shari L. (5th All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference, Department of General, Developmental, and Practical Psychology, Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, 2020-04-27)
    This paper presents an example of the process called backcasting, a means for stakeholders to envision the future and work backwards to determine the steps needed to reach it. The author conducted this game in Spring 2020 ...
  • Schoolyard Biodiversity Exchange (SBE): Student Scientists Data Network for Schoolyard Global Biodiversity Habitats 

    Wilson, Shari L. (Ecological Society of America Annual Conference, 2020-08)
    Imagine what could happen if students acting as citizen scientists interacted with others around the world, sharing data and designing biodiversity projects. Then imagine how many species could be supported if school grounds ...
  • Regenerative Selves: Yoga as a Pedagogy for Cultivating Relationality 

    Payne, Lynn Ellen (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-04-16)
    This study explored whether and in what ways Yoga could cultivate relationality among practitioners and enable them to live sustainably and regeneratively through creating regenerative selves. It examined whether and how ...
  • Your Story is Your Strength: Developing an Ethic of Care Through Transformative Learning 

    Gaffney, Jessica L. (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-05)
    The purpose of this study was to explore how transformative-learning theory supported the development of an ethics of care among seven students participating in a women’s leadership development program and how their learning ...
  • Equity in the Education of English Learners of Hmong Descent 

    Vang Yang, Xee (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-05)
    This qualitative case study of a Hmong bilingual El program operating using the dual-language-immersion model in Paradigm 2.0 examined education of English learners of Hmong descent. I observed and interviewed seven educators ...
  • Educational Sustainability: First Year Transformative Learning Experience of Ed.D Program 

    Huang, Katherine (2020-06)
    This concept poster depicts my 1st year Transformative learning experience as a Ed.D Educational Sustainability student. This poster documents the pivotal theories in sustainability and the urgency of agents of change in ...
  • Deborah Chabi First Year Experience Concept Poster 6/2020 

    Chabi, Deborah (2020-06)
    This poster is a visual representation of some of the information I have learned in my transformative learning experience as a Doctoral Student in Educational Sustainability my first year. As a seasoned educator, mother, ...
  • SustainED 

    Davis, Tiphani (2020-05)
    This year has been about growing and branching out my learning and understanding of the world of sustainability education, while also pulling from and deepening my roots of experience. The base of my learning is supported ...

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