Thursday, March 31, 2011

Sustainable Educational Resources

Educational Resources

Last modified 2010-08-10 16:50
All Educational Resources are copyrighted and may be used for educational purposes without a fee unless so noted.

I.  Curriculum

  • The Web Book of Regional Science, Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University: Key Concepts in Sustainable Development by Grunkemeyer and Moss (copyright belongs with RRI)
  • Sustainable Comp Planning goes beyond traditional comp planning in the following ways:
      • It is based on an inclusionary, shared community vision
      • It thinks long-term to future generations
      • It balances and interconnects the social, environmental and economic sectors of the community
      • It uses multi-dimensional indicators to measure success
               Characteristics of a Sustainable Comp Plan
  • Sustainable Communities In-Service

II.  Conference/Community Presentations

Video Presentation

PowerPoint Presentations




Microsoft PowerPoint or PowerPoint Viewer 2007 is needed to view presentations. The viewer can be downloaded for free from Microsoft.

III.  Sustainable Communities In-Service

The following steps can be used in a community to facilitate a sustainable community building process. These steps and process are designed as a general guide and can be modified as needed to address the unique needs of a particular community or situation.

Sustainable Communities In-Service Page

Last modified 2008-08-05 10:36
Welcome to the Sustainable Communities Inservice. We are happy that you can join in this discussion of:
What is Sustainable Development?
How can we build Sustainable Communities?
The purpose of this section is to provide a common understanding among the Inservice participants regarding the above two questions. We hope this goal is accomplished through three activities:
  1. sharing a common tutorial regarding Sustainable Communities
  2. sharing our individual reactions and thoughts to the topics presented in the tutorial
  3. individually providing additional web reference materials for greater depth of understanding
The following tutorial is designed as a beginning discussion piece for the participants of this In-service. This tutorial was designed in cooperation with the United States Environmental Protection Agency through the CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES, Cascadia Community and Environment Institute, University of Washington. Contained in the tutorial are nine sessions: