Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 32.32
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2012
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Hope College
ER-12: Sustainability Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Steve Bouma-Prediger
Professor of Religion
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Does the institution offer a program that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive experience(s) offered by the institution:

In REL 365, students spend two weeks in the Adirondack mountains, studying nature and the causes of current ecological degradation. the witness of Christian scripture and tradition concerning matters ecological, the duties and responsibilities of humans as earth keepers, and the practical implications of living in a more earth-friendly way.

In GEMS 295, students travel to Eleuthera Island, Bahamas studying their geology and biology, and the ways that people have used those geological and biological resources, and how new practices might lead to a more sustainable future.

The website URL where information about the immersive experience is available:

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