Ecohumanities Pedagogy: An Experiment in Environmental Education through Radical Service-Learning

Contemporary Pragmatism 9 (1):223-251 (2012)
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The ecohumanist/service-learning approach to environmental education provides a bridge between science and public policy on the one hand, and direct civic action on the other. This pedagogy appears to be a promising way to engage students and to extend the reach of environmental education beyond the classroom. This paper surveys the philosophical context for ecohumanities pedagogy, relates the key moments of teaching such a course, describes specific outcomes, and offers practical advice for those who might wish to try a similar approach to environmental education

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