How is this related to our class• Shows how humans have impacted environmental change• These impacts are political: they are motivated by economic, social, cultural, and psychological factors• Resistance to Change…
Writing Intensive and LASC/DC 10• Dragon Core/LASC 10: Humans and the Environment• Writing Intensive
Lessons • Twenty-one “class sessions” • Lectures • Section One: What is Environmental History? • Section Two: A short history of the Environment • Section Three: Commodities • Section Four: 20th century enviro. problems • Readings • Articles on Moodle • Login through a VPN • Course Packet • Optional: all readings are free online • Discussion on Moodle
The Paper• Twelve-page paper on environmental history of anything between 1500-2000 • List of possible topics on Moodle• Research based • Intelligent use of the internet• Written in steps (see syllabus for deadlines)• Contact me for individual meetings in the next two weeks.• nwclarke on google talk, skype, facebook, yahoo, msn, twitter, and ichat.• Office hours
Short Papers and Exam• Film Analysis: Who Killed the Electric Car?• Book Analysis: based on your research topic.• Exam: covering the entire semester
Extra Credit• Films, talks, books, or activities.• 300-word essay: one paragraph of what the film or experience was and one paragraph on how it related to the class.