The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.

Overview

How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Oberlin Environmental Dashboard

 This tool measures and tracks electricity and water usage in schools, businesses, public facilities and homes and is then able to translate this information into animated graphics. Each building has a unique “dashboard” to educate, motivate and empower occupants to make better informed choices that conserve resources. While this program is designed for a specific town, they offer assistance in bringing this project to other communities or college campuses!


Online Curriculum Lessons

 These online curriculum modules, developed to include dynamic computer models with real-world data, explore unanswered questions scientists are facing today. Lessons on a variety of topics are available: fresh water, the future of the Earth’s climate, how to feed a growing population, energy choices and more. Though developed for high school students, these lessons can be adapted for higher education use.


Open Educational Resources in Higher Education

 This guide provides a database of open-source educational resources for higher education, and includes a variety of sustainability topics. Materials range from full courses, to textbooks, to individual resources such as videos and news.


Papers and Reports: Economics for Equity and Environment

Educators and students can utilize this collection of briefs, papers and reports on topics relating economic development to the environment.


Creating Resilient Cities

 Arup, Siemens and RPA have conducted research and collected resources related to the role of technology in enhancing the resilience of cities and their critical infrastructure systems. Online resources include transportation, building systems, water management, and the electricity grid.


DAYAWAY Renewable Energy Career Listings

 This resource provides college students with searchable listings of available clean energy jobs to help them prepare for and find renewable energy careers. Also, check out their suggested Reading List for more information on the green energy sector.


Global Flood Analyzer

 The World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Global Flood Analyzer helps municipalities forecast and quantify the human and economic consequences of floods under a variety of scenarios. It also allows city officials to gauge how much potential damage could be avoided with flood protection such as dams, levees and improved land use management.


Green and Sustainability Jobs and Career Resources

 This article, on the state of green careers, provides information and resources for educators and students on current sustainable career trends and projections. Links to websites featuring sustainability related job offerings, disciplinary based sustainability associations, higher education consortia, and career pathways for students are included.


Higher Education Sustainability Review

 This yearly publication provides analysis of sustainability planning, campus living learning laboratory initiatives and regional drought response efforts at higher education institutions. It covers such topics as: academics, community engagement, operational information, administration, funding and investment.


Jobs 21! Good Jobs for the 21st Century

 Organized by the BlueGreen Alliance, Jobs21! provides resources for job seekers and students interested in the future of the employment market as it relates to bettering the environment while improving economic sustainability. News articles and publications are provided on a wealth of topics, including: infrastructure, green schools, energy efficiency, transportation, recycling, and internet services.


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