TSES 4008 V - Environmentally Harmonious Lifestyles
Brief history of humans as part of the ecosystem; religious and ethical views; current degree of disturbance of the ecosystem by industrial society; innovations in products and services furthering the sustainability of the ecosystem, with emphasis on the Canadian context. Guest lecturers and a major group project. Prerequisite(s): third-year standing or equivalent and permission of the Chair of TSE.
CRN for section V: 21392
CRN for section VOD (optional Video On Demand service): 21393
In-class lecture time & location:
Time & location TBA
Instructor: John Buschek
About the instructor: John Buschek's background makes him exceptionally well-suited to teach in a multidisciplinary program concerned with the interactions of technology with society and the environment. A chemist by training, he is active in environmental matters having served as a member of the Environmental Appeal Board of Ontario and as the chemist aboard the Greenpeace research vessel "Beluga. He was a medical specialist in the US army, with a tour of duty in Vietnam, and is an accomplished poet.
With this varied experience and widespread knowledge of current issues, he is a very effective teacher in the challenging TSE courses where students in one class often come from as many as 13 different degree programs. He was awarded a Professional Achievement Award in recognition of his effectiveness as a teacher and his contributions to the TSE program.
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