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EARTHSYS 187: FEED the Change: Redesigning Food Systems

FEED the Change is a project-based course focused on solving real problems in the food system. Targeted at upper-class undergraduates, this course provides an opportunity for students to meet and work with thought-leading innovators, to gain meaningful field experience, and to develop connections with faculty, students, and others working to create impact in the food system. Students in the course will develop creative confidence by learning and using the basic principles and methodologies of human-centered design, storytelling, and media design. Students will also learn basic tools for working effectively in teams and for analyzing complex social systems. FEED the Change is taught at the d.school and is offered through the FEED Collaborative in the School of Earth. This class requires an application. For application information and more information about our work and about past class projects, please visit our website at http://feedcollaborative.org/classes/
Terms: not given this year | Units: 2-3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

EARTHSYS 205: Food and Community: Food Security, Resilience and Equity (EARTHSYS 105)

What can communities do to bolster food security, resiliency, and equity in the face of climate change? This course aims to respond to this question, in three parts. In Part 1, we will explore the most current scientific findings on trends in anthropogenic climate forcing and the anticipated impacts on global and regional food systems. Specifically, Part I will review the anticipated impact of climate change on severe weather events, crop losses, and food price volatility and the influence of these impacts on global and regional food insecurity and hunger. In Part II, we will consider what communities can do to promote food security and equity in the face of these changes, by reviewing the emerging literature on food system resiliency. Finally, we will facilitate a conference in which multi-disciplinary teams from around the country will gather to initiate regional planning projects designed to enhance food system resilience and equity. Cardinal Course (certified by Haas Center). Limited enrollment. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Carlisle, L. (PI)

EARTHSYS 210A: Senior Capstone and Reflection

The Earth Systems Senior Capstone and Reflection, required of all seniors, provides students with opportunities to synthesize and reflect on their learning in the major. Students participate in guided career development and planning activities and initiate work on an independent or group capstone project related to an Earth Systems problem or question of interest. In addition, students learn and apply principles of effective oral communication through developing and giving a formal presentation on their internship. Students must also take EARTHSYS 210P, Earth Systems Capstone Project, in the quarter following the Senior Capstone and Reflection Course. Prerequisite: Completion of an approved Earth Systems internship ( EARTHSYS 260).
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

EARTHSYS 210B: Senior Capstone and Reflection

The Earth Systems Senior Capstone and Reflection, required of all seniors, provides students with opportunities to synthesize and reflect on their learning in the major. Students participate in guided career development and planning activities and initiate work on an independent or group capstone project related to an Earth Systems problem or question of interest. In addition, students learn and apply principles of effective oral communication through developing and giving a formal presentation on their internship. Students must also take EARTHSYS 210P, Earth Systems Capstone Project, in the quarter following the Senior Capstone and Reflection Course. Prerequisite: Completion of an approved Earth Systems internship ( EARTHSYS 260).
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

EARTHSYS 276: Open Space Management Practicum (EARTHSYS 176)

The unique patchwork of urban-to-rural land uses, property ownership, and ecosystems in our region poses numerous challenges and opportunities for regional conservation and environmental stewardship. Students in this class will address a particular challenge through a faculty-mentored research project engaged with the East Bay Regional Parks District. Grass Roots Ecology or the Amah Mutsun Land Trust that focuses on open space management. By focusing on a project driven by the needs of these organizations and carried out through engagement with the community, and with thorough reflection, study, and discussion about the roles of scientific, economic, and policy research in local-scale environmental decision-making, students will explore the underlying challenges and complexities of what it means to actually do community-engaged research for conservation and open space preservation in the real world. As such, this course will provide students with skills and experience in research desig more »
The unique patchwork of urban-to-rural land uses, property ownership, and ecosystems in our region poses numerous challenges and opportunities for regional conservation and environmental stewardship. Students in this class will address a particular challenge through a faculty-mentored research project engaged with the East Bay Regional Parks District. Grass Roots Ecology or the Amah Mutsun Land Trust that focuses on open space management. By focusing on a project driven by the needs of these organizations and carried out through engagement with the community, and with thorough reflection, study, and discussion about the roles of scientific, economic, and policy research in local-scale environmental decision-making, students will explore the underlying challenges and complexities of what it means to actually do community-engaged research for conservation and open space preservation in the real world. As such, this course will provide students with skills and experience in research design in conservation biology and ecology, community and stakeholder engagement, land use policy and planning, and the practical aspects of land and environmental management.nnAll students must complete the course application and turn it into Rachel Engstrand (rce212@stanford.edu) and Briana Swette (bswette@stanford.edu) by email. To receive priority consideration and an enrollment code, please submit the application by Monday September 10th, 2018. The course application consists of a short paragraph about your background and interest in and preparation for working on a real-world community-engaged earth systems project. The total course enrollment is necessarily limited by the project-based nature of the class.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

EDUC 470: Practicum

For advanced graduate students. (all areas)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-15 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Alvarado, A. (PI) ; Antonio, A. (PI) ; Ardoin, N. (PI) ; Atkin, J. (PI) ; Aukerman, M. (PI) ; Ball, A. (PI) ; Barron, B. (PI) ; Bettinger, E. (PI) ; Blikstein, P. (PI) ; Booker, A. (PI) ; Bridges, E. (PI) ; Brown, B. (PI) ; Brown, N. (PI) ; Bryk, T. (PI) ; Calfee, R. (PI) ; Callan, E. (PI) ; Carnoy, M. (PI) ; Cuban, L. (PI) ; Damon, W. (PI) ; Darling-Hammond, L. (PI) ; Davis, S. (PI) ; Eisner, E. (PI) ; Fogg, B. (PI) ; Gage, N. (PI) ; Goldman, S. (PI) ; Gordon, L. (PI) ; Greeno, J. (PI) ; Grossman, P. (PI) ; Gumport, P. (PI) ; Haertel, E. (PI) ; Hakuta, K. (PI) ; Hanushek, E. (PI) ; Heath, S. (PI) ; Juel, C. (PI) ; Kamil, M. (PI) ; Kennedy, D. (PI) ; Kirst, M. (PI) ; Krumboltz, J. (PI) ; LaFromboise, T. (PI) ; Labaree, D. (PI) ; Levin, H. (PI) ; Lit, I. (PI) ; Loeb, S. (PI) ; Lotan, R. (PI) ; Lythcott, J. (PI) ; March, J. (PI) ; Martinez, A. (PI) ; Massy, W. (PI) ; McDermott, R. (PI) ; McFarland, D. (PI) ; McLaughlin, M. (PI) ; Mendoza-Newman, M. (PI) ; Meyerson, D. (PI) ; Murata, A. (PI) ; Nasir, N. (PI) ; Noddings, N. (PI) ; Olkin, I. (PI) ; Padilla, A. (PI) ; Pea, R. (PI) ; Perez-Granados, D. (PI) ; Phillips, D. (PI) ; Pope, D. (PI) ; Porteus, A. (PI) ; Post, L. (PI) ; Powell, W. (PI) ; Ramirez, F. (PI) ; Reich, R. (PI) ; Rickford, J. (PI) ; Rogosa, D. (PI) ; Rohlen, T. (PI) ; Schwartz, D. (PI) ; Shavelson, R. (PI) ; Shulman, L. (PI) ; Simms, W. (PI) ; Spindler, G. (PI) ; Staklis, S. (PI) ; Stipek, D. (PI) ; Stout, F. (PI) ; Strober, M. (PI) ; Suarez, D. (PI) ; Thoresen, C. (PI) ; Tyack, D. (PI) ; Valdes, G. (PI) ; Walker, D. (PI) ; Weiler, H. (PI) ; Williamson, J. (PI) ; Willinsky, J. (PI) ; Wineburg, S. (PI) ; Wotipka, C. (PI) ; reardon, s. (PI)

ENERGY 203: The Energy Transformation Collaborative

Solving the global energy challenge will require the creation and successful scale-up of hundreds of new ventures. This project-based course provides a launchpad for the development and creation of transformational energy ventures and innovation models. Interdisciplinary teams will research, analyze, and develop detailed launch plans for high-impact opportunities in the context of the new energy venture development framework offered in this course.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

GEOPHYS 118X: Sustainable Urban Systems Fundamentals (ESS 118X, ESS 218X, GEOLSCI 118X, GEOLSCI 218X, GEOPHYS 218X, POLISCI 224X, PUBLPOL 118X)

The Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Seminar Series will feature speakers from academia, practice, industry, and government who are on the forefront of research and innovation in sustainable urban systems. The SUS Seminar will be open to the public; students will have the option of obtaining 1 unit of course credit based on attendance and completion of writing assignments.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

GEOPHYS 218X: Sustainable Urban Systems Fundamentals (ESS 118X, ESS 218X, GEOLSCI 118X, GEOLSCI 218X, GEOPHYS 118X, POLISCI 224X, PUBLPOL 118X)

The Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Seminar Series will feature speakers from academia, practice, industry, and government who are on the forefront of research and innovation in sustainable urban systems. The SUS Seminar will be open to the public; students will have the option of obtaining 1 unit of course credit based on attendance and completion of writing assignments.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

URBANST 164: Sustainable Cities (EARTHSYS 160)

Service-learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. Focus will be on the relationship of land use and transportation planning to housing and employment patterns, mobility, public health, and social equity. Topics will include government initiatives to counteract urban sprawl and promote smart growth and livability, political realities of organizing and building coalitions around sustainability goals, and increasing opportunities for low-income and communities of color to achieve sustainability outcomes. Students will participate in team-based projects in collaboration with local community partners and take part in significant off-site fieldwork. Prerequisites: consent of the instructor. (Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center.)
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Chan, D. (PI)
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