WWU Connections: How Climate Change Affects Lives

Posted on: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 1:35pm

Village Books and the Western Washington University Libraries are pleased to present WWU Connections, a brown bag speaker series
the expertise of WW U faculty and staff.
Join us at Village Books for these engaging presentations and discussions!

Join us at Village Books
Tuesday, April 9th, noon-1pm

Professor of Secondary Education,
Woodring College of Education, WWU

First Person Singular Students’ First Person Accounts
How Climate Change is Affecting Their Lives

Through words and photographs, see how the lives of teens from ecologically sensitive parts of the world are affected by our changing climate. This presentation includes a series of short films produced by students in Alaska, Vermont, and Mongolia.
Dr. Lauren G. McClanahan is Professor of Secondary Education in the Woodring College of Education, Western Washington University. A former middle school English teacher, Dr. McClanahan has found a way to fuse her loves of literacy and photography to illustrate how our changing climate is affectingteens in ecologically sensitive areas. She is especially interested in how teens can use technology to amplify their voices when speaking out about topics that are important to them.

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