ERIC Number: ED193101
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Energy and the Way We Live. Article Booklet for the Twelfth Course by Newspaper.
Newman, Dorothy K.; And Others
The 15 articles in this booklet were written for the twelfth Course by Newspaper, "Energy and the Way We Live." Courses by Newspaper is a program presenting college-level courses to the public through the cooperation of newspapers and participating colleges. Other components of this course are the Reader/Study Guide (SO 012 724) and the Source Book (SO 012 722). The 1250-word articles, written by experts in the field and published in newspapers beginning in January 1980, focus on the nature and dimensions of our current energy dilemma, place it in historical perspective, and consider its implications for our way of life as individuals and as a nation. They also examine the potentials and limitations of alternative energy sources as well as moral, social, political, and economic issues involved in our energy choices. Specific topics are our energetic lifestyle, the nature of the energy crisis, ways energy was generated in the past, 19th and 20th century developments, waste, use of energy in other countries, international politics relating to energy, energy and the third world, conventional fuels in transition, nuclear and solar energy, synthetic fuels, effective energy use, and future choices and trade-offs. Authors include Dorothy K. Newman, S. David Freeman, Lynn White, Jr., John G. Burke, Daniel Bell, Norman Metzger, Joel Darmstadter, John K. Cooley, Kenneth E. Boulding, Don E. Kash, and others. (CK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Energy, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Newspapers, Nuclear Energy, Postsecondary Education, Resource Materials, Social Studies, Solar Radiation, United States History, World Problems
Boyd & Fraser Publishing Company, 3627 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 ($2.95, quality discounts available)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., San Diego. Univ. Extension.