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    • Riverspeaking: Transformative Learning within a Relational Ontology 

      O'Neil, Joy Kcenia (2016)
      The co-authors perturb the modernist ontology of rationalism, cognitivism, progressivism, and the view of the self as autonomous that is predominant in current transformative learning theory. Entering into a co-learning ...
    • Nature-Deficit Disorder: How Art and Nature Help Children Focus and Succeed in School 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Psychological Coordinates of Personality Development: Realities and Perspectives, 3rd All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference, Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, Poltava, Ukraine, 2018-02)
      Nature-deficit disorder describes the human costs of being alienated from nature, including attention difficulties and higher rates of physical and emotional illnesses. This disorder was first named by Richard Louv, whose ...
    • Special Issue: Transformative Sustainability Education 

      O'Neil, Joy Kcenia (Journal of Transformative Education, 2018-09-17)
      In a time of integration and convergence rather than reductionism and specialization, we invite you to read this special issue on transformative sustainability education. This collection of articles examines the ...
    • Critical Food Pedagogy and Sustainable Development 

      O'Neil, Joy Kcenia; Lewis, Branden J. (Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education, Springer Nature, 2018-10-25)
      Food pedagogy is the fusion of food-related content and experiential process as one co-occurrence. Coupled with the critique of, and solutions to food related issues, society forms power relations that serve as the ...
    • School Grounds for Learning: Tying Curriculum to the Outdoors 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Project Central, 2018-11-29)
      This presentation was given to a graduate lab class at Kyushu Institute of Technology in Kitakyushu, Japan, in November 2018, at the invitation of Dr. Keitaro Ito, colleague and friend of the author. The students were ...
    • “Hey, That’s My Sandwich!”: Food Waste Recovery, Environmental Stewardship, and School Curriculum 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Solid Waste Association of North America, 2019-02-26)
      Over 3.5 years, more than 20 schools in the Kansas City, Missouri, region collected nearly a half ton of food and paper waste from their cafeterias for composting. This presentation, delivered at SWANA’s (a waste management ...
    • Greening Our Minds: Benefits of Nature for Health and Creativity 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Project Central, 2019-04-16)
      This presentation was delivered to psychology classes at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University and V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University in Kyiv and Poltava, Ukraine, in April 2019. The presentation discusses the ...
    • Forestry Programs in the U.S. and Current Changes in Forestry Management 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Project Central, 2019-04-25)
      Forests hold a special place for most Belarusians as sources of food, fuel, material products, and respite from everyday life. This presentation, given in April 2019 to a class in forestry at the Belarusian State Technological ...
    • Natural Capital’s Role in Sustainable Development 

      Ortega, Jennifer (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer Nature., 2020)
    • Protecting America’s Environment: Priorities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Water and Toxins 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Poltava Oil and Gas College of National University "Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic", 2020-03-24)
      In the mid-1900s, the environment in the United States was polluted and unhealthy for humans and other species. By the 1970s, it was clear that environmental laws and regulations were necessary to protect the public and ...
    • Beyond Access: Technology, Blindness, & Self-Determination 

      Rudinger, Belinda (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-03-30)
      This mixed-methods study sought to examine the user experience of technology related to self-determination from the perspective of persons who are blind. Connections between assistive technology and Deci and Ryan’s (2017) ...
    • Learning about the Environment through Art 

      Wilson, Shari L. (Art Congress, Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, 2020-04)
      Art is an invaluable means of expression and can also be a learning tool. This presentation introduces art as a way to include all learning styles, bring art into classrooms that may have experienced reduced art funding, ...
    • Regenerative Selves: Yoga as a Pedagogy for Cultivating Relationality 

      Payne, Lynn Ellen (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-04-16)
      This study explored whether and in what ways Yoga could cultivate relationality among practitioners and enable them to live sustainably and regeneratively through creating regenerative selves. It examined whether and how ...
    • Backcasting: Visioning Our Way to a Sustainable Future 

      Wilson, Shari L. (5th All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference, Department of General, Developmental, and Practical Psychology, Poltava V.G. Korolenko National Pedagogical University, 2020-04-27)
      This paper presents an example of the process called backcasting, a means for stakeholders to envision the future and work backwards to determine the steps needed to reach it. The author conducted this game in Spring 2020 ...
    • Your Story is Your Strength: Developing an Ethic of Care Through Transformative Learning 

      Gaffney, Jessica L. (School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2020-05)
      The purpose of this study was to explore how transformative-learning theory supported the development of an ethics of care among seven students participating in a women’s leadership development program and how their learning ...
    • Amending the Soil: Preparing to Cultivate Transformational Professional Development 

      Kilmurray, Felicity Rose (2020-05)
      This poster, Amending the Soil: Preparing to Cultivate Transformational Professional Development, summarizes noteworthy learning experiences in my journey as a first year doctoral student in the field of educational ...
    • Building a Community of Partnerships 

      Wagner, Jim (2020-05)
      This concept poster represents both the linear and non-linear growth experienced in the program this first year. It is linear in the sense it is a continuum of experiences gained throughout my life that point towards the ...
    • A Doctoral Student’s First-Year Experience Paves a Path to Activism 

      Hess, Gloria L. (2020-05)
      Although my decision to pursue an Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability was driven by an intention to change the world for the better in some small way, I began this doctoral journey with a lack of clarity of what that would ...
    • Growing Relational Well-being 

      Reynolds, Desiree (2020-05)
      This concept poster represents the journey through my first year of the Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. This concept poster demonstrates my history in organizational ...