Ecovillage Design Education: Dimensions and Modules

Social Dimension

social learning outcomes
  • Module 1: Building Community & Embracing Diversity
  • Module 2: Communication Skills: Conflict, Facilitation, and Decision making
  • Module 3: Leadership & Empowerment
  • Module 4: Art, Ritual & Social Transformation
  • Module 5: Education, Personal Networks and Activism

Economic Dimension

economic learning outcomes
    • Module 1: Shifting the Global Economy to Sustainability
    • Module 2: Right Livelihood
    • Module 3: Local Economies
    • Module 4: Community Banks & Currencies
    • Module 5: Legal & Financial Issues

Ecological Dimension

ecological learning outcomes
    • Module 1: Green Building & Retrofitting
    • Module 2: Local Food; Nutrient Cycles
    • Module 3: Water, Energy & Infrastructure
    • Module 4: Restoring Nature, Urban Regeneration & Rebuilding after Disasters
    • Module 5: Whole Systems Approach to Design

Worldview

worldview learning outcomes
    • Module 1: Holistic Worldview
    • Module 2: Reconnecting with Nature
    • Module 3: Transformation of Consciousness
    • Module 4: Personal Health and Planetary Health
    • Module 5: Socially Engaged Spirituality