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Teaching Sustainable Development Through International Public Service: Lessons From The Sustainable Chiapas Program, Marco Tavanti May 2010

Teaching Sustainable Development Through International Public Service: Lessons From The Sustainable Chiapas Program, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

The presentation includes a SWOT analysis of an international public service program learning sustainable development and poverty reduction. The paper/presentation compares and contrasts the pedagogies, methods and outcomes on students and community projects connected with the sustainability Chiapas program in Mexico. The analysis illustrates effective pedagogical strategies for achieving professional learning while developing sustainability and organizational capacity in developing countries.


Sustainability Curriculum At Depaul University: A Strategic Value Analysis For A Catholic, Vincentian And Urban Institution, Marco Tavanti Apr 2010

Sustainability Curriculum At Depaul University: A Strategic Value Analysis For A Catholic, Vincentian And Urban Institution, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

DePaul University as institution and community is investing in sustainable values aligned with its mission. This requires a clear vision and collaborative efforts that go beyond disciplines and colleges. This presentation illustrates some of the challenges and opportunities for implementing sustainability across DePaul university, a Catholic, Vincentian and urban institution.


What Would Vincent Do? Vincentian Higher Education And Poverty Reduction, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin Dec 2007

What Would Vincent Do? Vincentian Higher Education And Poverty Reduction, Marco Tavanti, Craig Mousin

Marco Tavanti

The worldwide Vincentian major higher education institutions have best practices and pedagogical innovative strategies for linking their educational mission with poverty alleviation. This edited volume includes experiences from DePaul University, St. John;s University, Niagara University, Adamson University, Santa Isabelle University and All Hallows College.


Pedagogia Intercultural, Marco Tavanti Dec 2007

Pedagogia Intercultural, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

American and international students participating in the DePaul educational programs in Chiapas, Mexico learn to develop their intercultural intelligence. This article shows the pedagogical innovations behind the sustainable development and indigenous rights program in Chiapas.


Continuing The Mission Of St. Vincent De Paul: Insights On Vincentian Leadership Practices At Depaul University, Marco Tavanti Dec 2005

Continuing The Mission Of St. Vincent De Paul: Insights On Vincentian Leadership Practices At Depaul University, Marco Tavanti

Marco Tavanti

The mission of St. Vincent de Paul was one that was absolutely clear and absolutely simple. His mission was to serve. His mission was to provide service that empowered. His mission was to provide service that liberated. That service was provided to human beings, to people whom he recognized as being his brothers and sisters. He also provided to communities because communities are made up of human beings and you can’t liberate human beings, you can’t empower human beings, without empowering and liberating the communities they are a part of. And so DePaul University continues that mission of ...