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Location: Summertown, TN
Permaculture Teacher Training Jude Hobbs and Andrew Millison March 10-17 2011
Empower Yourself To Advocate For Change Through Whole Systems Design And Teaching
In this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of settings. We are committed to encouraging and inspiring your unique strengths and talents by modeling diverse teaching modalities such as lecture, facilitating class discussions, storytelling, and using visual aids. In this setting of active learning, you will experience essential hands-on practice by preparing and co-teaching several presentations. As a final course project the class will organize, promote and present a workshop to the public.
Prerequisite: Permaculture Design Course Certificate or Instructor’s approval
This Certificate Course is offered by the Cascadia Permaculture Institute and Permaculture Institute USA Course Topics Include: • Philosophy and Ethics of Teaching • Teaching Systems, and Theories • Adult Learning Styles • Planning, Marketing, and Economics • Teaching Venue Logistics • Presentations and Facilitators Roles • Curriculum Building & Module Planning • Presenting Styles and Methods • Co-Instructing • Time Management • Mentoring, Apprentices and Interns • Evaluations and Feedback • Tips of the Trade • Keeping Up The Spirit • And More
Jude Hobbs is a horticulturist, Permaculture designer, and co-founder of Cascadia Permaculture Institute. Since 1982, she has provided whole system environmental design solutions for urban and rural settings. Jude has taught Permaculture workshops and courses, for the past 20 years, in the private and public sectors, developing curricula that is fun, accessible, and inspiring. She co- tends 7.5 acres of diverse habitat in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Andrew Millison has been teaching the Permaculture Design Course since 2001 at several Universities from Arizona to Oregon. His practical experience is as the owner of a design-build landscaping company, designer in a Landscape Architecture office, and public speaker. While in Arizona, he converted two city lots (and beyond) into diverse Permaculture 'Eco-Hood' demonstration sites. Andrew is currently teaching at Oregon State University.
This course will be held on The Farm hosted by Spiral Ridge Permaculture and the Ecovillage Training Center. Contact Jen and Cliff at spiralridgepermaculture at gmail.com or 931-964-2375 for registration.
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