If you are developing new courses or are interested in integrating
environmental content into your current teaching, here are some
ideas and some useful sources of information.
On the Mount Holyoke Campus
Several facilities and programs on campus are well suited for learning
about the environment.
- Mount Holyoke Botanic Gardens:
Talcott Greenhouse and Botanic Gardens -
visit their webpage at Mount
Holyoke College Botanic Gardens.
- The Geoprocessing Laboratory
The Department of Earth and Environment maintains a state-of-the-art
geoprocessing lab. This lab is equiped with computers running
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software. Visit their web
page at The
- Center for Leadership and Public Interest Advocacy
The Center educates women in leadership and advocacy of the public
interest. Visit their web page at: Center
for Leadership and Public Interest Advocacy.
- Mellon Web Grant:
The purpose of the Mellon Web grant is to expand the use of Web
technology on campus, so that most faculty and students (not just
technophiles) can use it comfortably in their teaching and learning.
Visit their web page at: MWG
Outside Mount Holyoke College
They maintain several good databases to help with curriculum
Their resource center is called Starfish and has information
about Course Development, Teaching Methods and a Bibliography
for course reading lists.
In addition, Second Nature
has a list of Collaborators that have resources for curriculum
Here are some quick links to their collaborators:
Ecological Society of America
ESA has some information that can assist in your course