On March 2, the LA471 class was challenged to ground the University of the Future initiative in a meaningful context. The class brainstormed some of the dynamics they thought were essential to the Universities of the Future serving its optimal role in moving society to a sustainable future. The class felt that the following were essential to effectively moving from unsustainable decisions to sustainable decisions (see note below):LOCI OF LEARNING
STAYING ON-TARGET / BEING EFFECTIVE (in helping society move to sustainability)
“EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY” MODEL
Note: Howard Odum’s definition of Sustainability: "sustaining the ability to change" to address changing conditions.
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