Its Easy Being GREEN: Advising Tips for Earth-friendly Study Abroad. NAFSA Region IV Conference, Fargo, ND October 28, 2008. Panelists…. Jessica Haas, Coordinator, Recruitment and Promotions, Center for Global Education, Augsburg College
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NAFSA Region IV Conference, Fargo, ND
October 28, 2008
Astrid Jirka's AbroadView article, http://www.abroadview.org/green/jirka.htm
How to Go Green articles, http://www.treehugger.com
Q: Should you, as an environmentally concerned advisor, be sure to include information on (for example) the Chinese government’s record on regulating air pollution in your pre-departure orientation for students going to Beijing? Why or why not?
Q: Should you, as an ethical study abroad office, ensure that all of your approved/affiliated programs have, and fully abide by, a green mission statement? Why or why not?
Q: Should you as an advisor be requiring that Pre-med student to devote one of his three semester courses at Australian National University to the study of Aboriginal environmental philosophies? Why or why not?
Q: Should you, as am institution which upholds the Forum standards of good practice, be delivering all your advising materials in electronic format instead of print? Or be including the cost of carbon-offsets in your financial aid needs estimates for study abroad participants? Hiring a full-time sustainability coordinator? Why or why not?
Advising resource: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Clearinghouse/AdvisingIssues/index.htm