Workshop: Awakening the Dreamer Symposium
Course ID - CTD0487a
|Length of Workshop:||7 hours (5 F-2-F hours and 2 post workshop hours)|
By examining the core values and ways of seeing the world that are deeply embedded in our modern worldview, the Earth Literacy - Awakening the Dreamer Symposium will help participants rethink the "American Dream." Participants will learn to shift focus away from material accumulation and unrestrained private interest to an appreciation for the ecosystems upon which we depend for life. The aim of the symposium is to explore the assumptions that underlie the way we see the world and our place in it. Participants will consider what each of us can do - both individually and cooperatively - to move toward a more environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on this Earth.
This 5-hour symposium is a multimedia, hands-on exploration of the current state of our planet through film, demonstration and discussion. Participants will consider four questions:
•Where Are We? – an examination of the state of environmental, social and personal well-being
•How Did We Get Here? – tracing the root causes that lead to our current imbalance
•What’s Possible for the Future? – discovering new ways of relating with each other, with the Earth and looking at the emerging Movement for change
•Where Do We Go from Here? –
considering the stand we want to take in the world and our personal and
Faculty can receive professional development credit of 7 hours for attending the symposium and writing a reflection paper or lesson plan that incorporates key concepts from the experience. Due to the director of the Earth Ethics Institute within three weeks of the Symposium
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.
As a result of successful completion of the
workshop, participants will be able to:
Dates of Workshop
Course Title: Awakening t/ Dreamer
Reference # - see table
Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system. The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.
You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer. Example: Richard Johnson would be rjohnson (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop)
Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions
Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule. Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited. However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen. CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.
If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made. College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.