Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Beyond Access: Technology, Blindness, & Self-Determination 

    Rudinger, Belinda (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-03-30)
    This mixed-methods study sought to examine the user experience of technology related to self-determination from the perspective of persons who are blind. Connections between assistive technology and Deci and Ryan’s (2017) ...