HM NS SS 100 B - A Sense of Place: Spring
Depending on the semester, students experience an intensive introduction to the ecology, society, and culture of their new environment in northern New England. This includes studying local botany, human history, land-use practices of the regional economy, and the local artisan community. Students begin outdoor challenge activities and small group work, learn about establishing norms of social conduct, build community, and initiate conversations about what it means to live sustainably. This course consists of group discussions, tours, orientations to various Sterling College programs, and outdoor activities. Topics and content vary by semester.
A Sense of Place: Spring
Instructors: Laura Lea Berry, Favor Ellis, Sydney Flowers, Liz Mills, Anne Obelnicki, Jennifer Payne, Leland Peterson, Patrick Sweatt, Petra Vogel, John Zaber
Email and Phone: firstname.lastname@example.org | ext. 165
Texts: A Sense of Place Reader
Format: 22.5 hours of contact time: includes lectures, discussions, orientation activities, and field based studies.
Final grades for this course will be determined as follows:
Note: All assignments must be completed on time and placed in John Zaber’s mailbox. No assignments will be accepted after Monday, February 11th.
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Students bring a variety of learning styles to class. We do our best to support different learning modes by mixing lecture, discussion, hands-on work, and visual information. Please feel free to let us know what mode works best for you—we will do our best to accommodate your learning style. If you have a learning problem or documented disability, please check in with Leland Peterson, Learning Support Coordinator. Leland can help you determine what accommodations will be helpful for you in this course.