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Ecotours: A Tour Through Disaster
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How to Cite

Rubin, Zach. 2021. “Ecotours: A Tour Through Disaster”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, June. Washington DC: American Sociological Association. https://trails.asanet.org/article/view/ecotours-a-tour-through-disaster.

Abstract

Following the reading an article by Bauer and Kalz, students are assigned to create a"tour" of a local environmental hazard or concern. This could be a site of pollution, a site of potential natural hazard, or some combination of both. Whichever it is, the objective of this assignment is to show how humans relate to their natural environment through...

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Subject Area(s):
Environmental Sociology
Resource Type(s):
Assessment, Essay
Class Level(s):
Any Level
Class Size(s):
Any

Usage Notes

This assignment requires use of a journal article. I have not uploaded it because I do not own the copyright.

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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. Describe and environmental hazard or disaster, including humans’ role in it or relationship to it.Document the effects of an environmental disaster.Employ the “tour” motif to give meaning to an environmental site.

Goal Assessment(s):

  1. Students will complete an essay of approximately 750 words in the voice of a tour guide, taking their reader on a "tour" of an ecological hazard site.

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