TEACHING EXPERIENCES

IDS 6938 Water Resource Planning, Spring 17 (8 in-class, 5 online). This course provides an overview of water resources planning and introduces some of the tools that are useful for sustainable water resources management. It also discusses water quality issues and advancements in technology to improve water use efficiency in closing the water loop for sustainable water resources management. The course includes aspects of the project based learning approach where students will use tools to develop plans for sustainable water resources management. Provided the WEAP Model and the EnvioAtlas introductions lectures: https://youtu.be/p-uizeOf-TQ.

IDH 3350 Honors Natural Sciences: Agriculturally Led Sustainable Development, Spring 16 (18+19 in-class students). The major content areas within food and agriculture are introduced. These flipped courses encouraged active learning, which is often termed "service-learning," allowing greater flexibility for the students and other participants to complete tasks and assignments independently. This supported community sustainability project was introduced: https://youtu.be/Qv-FR3HI5A0 which has been expanded into new projects: https://youtu.be/rwPCxYZWbQo.

CGN 6933 Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities, Spring 16, (9 online students), Spring 15, (10 online students), Fall 13, (6 online students). This course discusses the characteristics of green design and green infrastructures in urban areas (i.e., water, wastewater, transportation, roads, bridges, buildings, energy, wastes, housing, etc.) in relation to sustainability scoring methods of LEED and Envisions.

IDS 6938, IDS 6245 Sustainable Water Resource Management, Fall 15 (11 online, 13 in-class students), Spring 14, (11 online, 15 in-class students). This course introduces the challenges and strategies for sustainable water resource management based on technical, legal, and institutional frameworks.

IDS 6235 Economics & Finance for Sustainability, Fall 15 (17 online, 34 in-class students), Fall 14 (6 online, 36 in-class students). The course provides sustainability practitioners with an overview of how economics and finance are expanded in the green economy to optimize the triple bottom line of profits, people, and the environment. Emphasis is placed on both environmental and corporate economics and finance. A real-world project offers students the opportunity to practice their knowledge.

IDS 6234 Systems Thinking: The Key to Sustainability, Spring 15, (8 online, 35 in-Class students), Spring 14 (15 online, 26 in-class students). The course develops the critical system thinking skills to solve sustainability challenges. It covers quantitative system analysis techniques including environmental impact assessment, life-cycle assessment, cost-benefit analysis and decision analysis.

HSC 4631 Critical Issues in Public Health, Fall 12 (29 online students). This course provides students the opportunity to learn about the multiple ways to view controversial topics in public health. The course covers current public health topics including biomedical issues, social & behavioral factors related to health, and environmental issues.

PHC 6104 Management of Public Health Programs, Summer 12 (40 students). Application of principles and methods for organization and management of government and non-government public health programs.

PHC 6102 Principles of Health Policy and Management, Summer 12 (32 students), Fall 11 (131 students), Spring 12 (83 students). General principles of planning, management, evaluation, and behavior of public and private health care organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

PHC 6147 Managing Quality In Health Care, Fall 11 (56 students). Examines methods and tools for managing quality in health facilities, physician practices, managed care, and public health; including developments in quality assurance and improvement, utilization review, risk management, and patient satisfaction.

PHC 6421 Public Health Law and Ethics, Fall 11 (61 students). This course examines major ethical and legal concepts and their impact on public health policy and practice.


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