Jun 16, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SCI 100 - Sino-Amer Exch for Environmental Ldrshp


Students study regional natural history and,natural resource management in a three week summer,residential field program based at Champlain,College. Each American student is required to,investigate specific and current hot topics in,environmental policy with a Chinese student.,Prior to the field program, students will develop,a review paper addressing the complexity of the,topic that they have selected. During the,program, they will have an opportunity to visit,sites and meet with professionals directly,associated with their topic. Students will have,access to technology to continue research on the,Champlain campus. At the close of the program,,American and Chinese students will co-author a,position statement and offer a public presentation,of their findings on campus. Effective student,papers will be published in Green Across the,Pacific’s annual magazine and distributed to,policy makers and the general public to further,meaningful debate about regional natural resource,management and sustainability. This independent,,student-driven work will be embedded in the,context of a broad overview of the region’s,natural history, economy and politics. Sharing,this work with Chinese students will broaden the,perspective and world view of all participants.
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