Problem-Based Learning in Ecological Economics. Joshua Farley and Jon D. Erickson University of Vermont Herman E. Daly University of Maryland. Problem-Based Learning in Ecological Economics. What does an ecological economist do? What approach does the ecological economist take?
Joshua Farley and Jon D. Erickson
University of Vermont
Herman E. Daly
University of Maryland
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Ch. 1 – Choosing a Problem
Project Step 1: Generating a list of projects and groups of students.
Ch. 2 – Defining the Problem
Project Step 2: Contacting and contracting with a sponsor.
Ch. 3 – Structuring the Problem
Project Step 3: Preliminary research, interviews, and literature review.
Ch. 4 – Breaking down the Problem
Project Step 4: Problem statement.
Ch. 5 – Evaluating the Objectives
Project Step 5: Begin analysis based on inventory of stakeholder and disciplinary expertise.
Ch. 6 – Bringing it all Together
Project Step 6: Preliminary synthesis of goals, criteria, and decision alternatives.
Ch. 7 – Choosing a Synthesis Framework
Project Step 7: Choose and work within a synthesis framework .
Ch. 8 – Communicating the Results
Project Step 8: Final draft and extended peer review.
Ch. 9 – Changing the World
Project Step 9: Handoff to sponsor.
8. Material Stocks and Flows
7. Regulating Negative Feedback Loops
6. Driving Positive Feedback Loops
5. Information Flows
4. The Rules of the System
3. The Power of Self Organization
2. The Goals of the System
Donella Meadows, Places to Intervene in a System
1. The mindset or paradigm out of which the goals, rules, and feedback structure arises
Chapter Drafts: www.uvm.edu/~jdericks/EEwkbk/