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Reflections of participants in the 2009 Sustainability Decathlon

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  •  What have you learned?

    Thursday, Mar. 26, 2009

    In terms of what I have learned in this class, I will definitely take with me all the ideas of being more environmentally conscious and living a more sustainable lifestyle.

    Additionally, I will also take with me what I have learned about communication skills as well as the complexities of staring a project. In terms of communication skills, I felt that I learned a lot, even just with initially emailing my school and talking in front of the class, something I’ve always struggled a little bit with.

    In terms of starting a project, I think what I’ve seen and learned just by being a part of a generally new project was just showed my the challenges that any new project will face.

    I’m sure I will experience many more types of these challenges in the future, but hopefully the rewards as well!

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  •  What have you learned?

    Thursday, Mar. 26, 2009

    Throughout this quarter I learned so much, from being able to really understand and experience what “sustainability” is, to how to communicate effectively. Through the readings and the speakers that came to the class, I was able to get new ideas and perspectives on what sustainable living really is. Even though I consider myself to be considerably environmentally conscious, I initially struggled with coming up with a good definition of what “sustainability” is, for example. I think that what I’ve learned can be reflected in how my ideas concerning sustainability have changed, and how I’ve applied what I’ve learned outside the classroom.

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