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Presenting for the Healthy and Sustainable Living MOOC 2014 September 1 October 5, 2014

Subject: Healthy and Sustainable Living MOOC 2014 September 1 October 5, 2014


In today’s times of environmental, economic and social unrest, more and more people are
considering the need to shift to a healthy and sustainable way of living that supports personal,
community and ecosystem health, addressing the need to think and act differently in the near
and long term. Through an informative set of sessions hosted by the world’s foremost futurists
and pioneers in thinking about sustainability, you will learn how you can get involved in the
sustainable transformation, personally, locally and globally.

Join Healthy and Sustainable Living MOOC (HSLMOOC14), a free 5week online course that seeks wide participation from across the globe from those concerned with creating a sustainable future. The MOOC is a collaborative project between WizIQ, Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) and the Masters of Arts in Sustainability Studies (MASS) program at Ramapo College of New Jersey. The MOOC runs from the 1st of September to the 5th of October.

The goals are to:

  • create an informative program for those who wish to learn more about the sustainability transformation that is occurring worldwide
  • broadly frame the issues that can be further explored in future online programming,through educational programs such as MASS and through independent learning and action
  • plan to demonstrate an informative and communicative process with a global reach useful to furthering the Sustainable Transformation for a mass audience, informing local initiatives while building networks to promote global sustainable action and facilitate replication of valuable models everywhere.

Drs. Nellie Deutsch and Ludmila Smirnova of IT4All have produced and are directing
HSLMOOC14. The program is organized by Professor Michael R. Edelstein, Ph.D., who will
serve as our opening speaker and host throughout the MOOC. Edelstein has collaborated with
his colleague, Dr. Ashwani Vasishth, Director of the Masters of Arts in Sustainability Studies at
Ramapo College of New Jersey and with many other sustainability experts from across the
world to make this MOOC a positive learning experience.

Join the MOOC now and start making a difference to the world and transform your life! .


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