Interdisciplinary workshop on Sustainability Science 5 cr.
HENVI organises annually an environmental special course and a workshop, which are linked to the theme of the Science Days. We invite the speakers of the Science Day to act as visiting teachers of the workshop.
Theme of workshop course in spring 2017 in the 4th teaching period is Sustainability Science.
5 ECTS credits
Helsinki University Centre for Environment HENVI
|Time||4. teaching period 2017
|Place and working methods||
n connection to registration in Weboodi, students are asked to list groups in their actual order of preference, beginning with rank #1 for the most preferred group.
We accept students to the groups using following principles:
|Aim||The aim of the workshop is to help students with different backgrounds (i.e., natural sciences, humanities or social sciences) to deepen their understanding of issues dealing with environmental reseach and its role in the society and decision making. We aim at concentrating on subjects represented by those invited speakers of the Science Day who act as workshop teachers.|
International experts acting as visiting teachers
|Group work themes||
Students work in groups.
The themes of the groups will be announced in Jan 2017.
Group work is conducted web-based in Moodle
Group work is done as internet based e-learning using closed group work sites in a web-based teaching platform Moodle
Link to course Moodle site
The key needed for entering the site has been sent to all accepted students in welcoming email on 15 Mar
The course is open to all university students at intermediate or advanced level in their studies.
We aim to form multidisciplinary working groups with students from natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Accordingly we hope to get registrations from all faculties and disciplines.
|Course on the web||The course group work and preparing the reports for the workshop is done using the learning platform Moodle.|
The previous workshops have covered following topics: