Sustainability, Society and You
School: The University of Nottingham
Start Date: June 16, 2014 (6 Weeks Long)
Workload: 5 Hours Per Week
Instructor: Sarah Speight
Credentials: Speight is an archaeologist, who also serves as the University of Nottingham’s Academic Director of Online Learning. An expert in the areas of employability and sustainability, Speight has won the Nottingham Lord Dearing Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
Graded: Not specified.
Description: In this course, students will examine sustainability from historical, economic, technological, environmental, political, and business perspectives. In particular, the course will review how decisions, both large and small, are reducing options and spreading inequality. Students will also complete assignments that require them to review their professional and personal lives, so they can identify small steps that will help conserve resources.
Additional Note: Readings will be available at no charge through this course.