Category Archives: climate change pedagogy

Of Words and Their Power: Three Examples and a Musing

I’ve been thinking lately about terms and terminology, and the power of words.  Consider the following three examples: Global Warming and climate change.  What is the difference between them?   There are people who feel strongly about using one term versus … Continue reading

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Universities of the Future and Other Intellectual Re-Imaginings: More from the AAC&U Conference

Below I continue from my last post to summarize what I learned at the AAC&U Conference in Portland, OR, at the end of February, 2014.  We begin by imagining the university of the future, and end with a serendipitous meeting, and climate change.

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Words, Communication and Action: Upcoming posts

I haven’t posted here for a while now, partly because of upcoming travels.  As of now, two posts are currently in progress, one about the power of words and metaphors in the context of climate and education (in which I … Continue reading

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