Environmental Studies Compendium
This brief introduction provides imagery to answer the question "Why teach
pollution prevention in an environmental studies class?"
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Lists 47 books, 24 reports, 99 articles, 6 videos, and 13 course syllabi;
arranged by topics that correspond with the Bibliographic Teaching
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Alphabetically lists and describes all materials in the Resource List.
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Selected Reading Material
A collection of key documents.
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- Curran, Mary Ann: "Broad-Based Environmental Life Cycle Assessment."
- Jamieson, Dale, and Klasina VanderWerf: "Cultural Barriers to
Behavior Change: General Recommendations and Resources for State Pollution
- Wise, John: "Challenges for the Future."
Bibliographic Teaching Outline
Covers pollution prevention topics ranging from fundamental concepts to
everyday applications. Written in narrative form; follows the structure
of the Resource List, to which it makes numerous references. Serves as a
teaching guide for integrating pollution prevention into environmental
studies courses; also helps teachers locate resources.
115K Acrobat file
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The following short documents complement the Bibliographic Teaching
Suggested Course Structures
Highlights major topics in the Bibliographic Teaching Outline to suggest
how long to spend on the topics, depending on the amount of classroom time
available, be it one day or an entire semester.
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References by Academic Discipline
Shows the relevance of Resource List materials to seven liberal arts
disciplines: biology and natural resources; chemistry, physics,
mathematics, and geology; economics; education; humanities; political
science and policy studies; and sociology, psychology, and anthropology.
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