“Using Hawken’s Ecology of Commerce with a study guide for discussion and co-creation by students”
Friday, April 20
Dr. Jane Talkington
Wichita State University
After years of teaching with Paul Hawken’s classic book on business and sustainability, Ecology of Commerce, Dr. Talkington refined and tested a list of discussion questions as a study guide for Hawken’s book. The study guide is available through Amazon?. In this webinar, you will learn why there is a need for guided class dialogue, what to expect when you use these questions, how the questions allow for students to co-create the content of a course discussion, and how these questions support the flipped classroom format.
Dr. Talkington has taught a wide variety of sustainability courses, online and on campus, at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and the University of California-Berkeley, Extension. In Fall 2018, she joins Wichita State University as the Innovation Campus scholar-in-residence. She spent a decade as the prototype graduate student in the effort to create a new PhD in Sustainability through the Environmental Science graduate program at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Her doctoral studies orbited around Entrepreneurship and Architecture. The result was a thesis focused on how higher education institutions could secure relevance by fostering innovation focused on sustainability-oriented solutions. It included research on innovation districts, innovation campuses, and corporate co-location partnership buildings on campus. A bound version of her thesis “Fostering Innovation” is also available on Amazon.
In her spare time, she is learning how to train her Belgium Malinois as a projection dog. Goose is an excellent student in spite of his novice teacher.
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