[permaculture] Oregon Pc Teacher Training

J Hobbs hobbsj at efn.org
Tue Apr 27 17:50:00 EDT 2004

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We are delighted to offer an Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching,
with Jude Hobbs and Tom Ward, this June at Wolf Gulch Farm in Southern
Oregon. With hundreds of
graduates of the Permaculture Design Course in the United States,
 we hope that many will take the opportunity to deepen their understanding
of how to convey 
the philosophy and practice of Permaculture to others.  Jude and Tom¹s
Teacher Training courses
get to the heart of Permaculture while focusing on the creation of
versatile, expansive learning environments,
 group process, and confidence building. Students of this advanced level
certification course have utilized these new
 teaching tools and techniques in diverse settings, including community
development, activism, coalition building,
school programs and Pc design workshops and courses.
If you are interested in learning more details or wish to register for this
email Maud at tompowell&@aol.com or call at (541) 899-9668.
An Advanced Certification Course:
Permaculture Teacher Training

with Jude Hobbs and Tom Ward

June 23-28, 2004 

Empower yourself to promote sustainable living and design!
In this dynamic, interactive and entertaining course learn powerful
techniques in communicating whole
systems education to others by applying Permaculture design principles to
teaching.  Jude and Tom
have developed a curriculum that offers in-depth exposure to curriculum
design, presentation skills,
and practical methods for organizing, managing and designing courses and
workshops.   They act as
guides in developing your teaching skills by discussing a wide variety of
teaching strategies and techniques.
  Innovative experiences are created, addressing varied learning styles and
utilizing your unique strengths
and talents. Group exercises, module building and team presentations round
out the experience by including
the essential hands-on aspects of the course.

Course Topics Include:

€ Philosophy and Ethics of Instruction                                € Team
€ Patterns in Teaching
€ Integrating Gender Balance
€ Planning, Marketing, and Economics                                €
Evaluations and Feedback
€ Organizing Curriculum, Modules and Resources              € Working w/
Interns and apprentices
€ Presentations and Facilitators Roles                                 €
Keeping Up The Spirit€ Time Management


Jude Hobbs and Tom Ward have a combined experience of over 30 years of
teaching and in-the-field-design,
 including teaching three previous Permaculture Teacher's Training courses
together. They supply a vast library
of information for you to peruse.

Jude Hobbs is a horticulturist, Permaculture designer, and instructor. She
has presented workshops and courses throughout the
West for 15 years, developing curricula that encompass diverse learning
styles. Since 1982, Jude's landscape design business
has provided environmental design solutions for both urban and rural
settings. She has written "A Guide to Multi-Functional
Hedgerows" and tends a forest garden in Eugene, Oregon. This course was
modeled after Max Lindeggar and Lea Harrison¹s
1990 Permaculture Teacher Training, which Jude attended.

Tom Ward is an ethno-botanist, eco-forester and Permaculture designer. He
has extensive multi-cultural experience in the
USA and overseas. He is the author of "Greenward Ho: An Ecological Approach
to Sustainable Health". Tom has developed
curricula for Permaculture courses at Laney College and D-Q University in
California. He has taught Permaculture Design
Courses for 17 years and is based in Ashland, Oregon where he has worked
building  ecotopian cultures for 26 years.

Course Tuition: $600 (includes course materials, camping and three daily
organic meals)

Prerequisite: Permaculture Design Course Certificate or equivalent
experience in Permaculture

Location: Wolf Gulch Farm, Jacksonville, Oregon.  Wolf Gulch is a
Permaculturally designed organic farm in the beautiful
 Siskiyou Mountains.  Camping with some indoor accommodations. Sauna and hot
tub facilities are available to participants.
Wolf Gulch is surrounded by miles of forest trails and is located two miles
from a swimming hole on the Little Applegate River.
Classes will take place in a straw bale retreat center.

For more information or to register, contact:
Maud Macrory at tompowell7 at aol.com or (541) 899-9668




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