This learning software
has been developed to lead specialists and the ecologically interested
lay public to dealing with complex and controversially discussed problems
of environmental politics. Starting from the case of a controversial large
investment tolerance and cultured dispute in ideological discussions as
well as the way of thinking of several specialists that has been marked
by their disciplines are to be conveyed.
The ecological dialogue can be disturbed considerably by two factors:
you can talk at cross purposes, because the ecological attitudes differ
and/or the experts think and argue mainly within the conceptual range of
their own disciplines.
This programme has been split up into 12 topics which are relatively
independent and can be worked through in any order whatever. From almost
every place in the hypertext-hierarchy it is possible to jump to "Contents"
via the menu button marked "I".
At the beginning, however, the topic CASE STUDY should be studied.
As regards contents the topics are structured in the following way:
first there is a reference to the case study followed by a list of specific
information concerning the topic in the main part. Afterwards the case
will be looked at again against the background of the knowledge conveyed in
the main part.
The topics ECONOMIC SURROUNDINGS and CENTER-PARK BISPINGEN amplify the
documentation of the case study by local and poitical-economic background
information and the description of a comparable investment object.
In TOURISM, ECO-SCENE, ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING and ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
political and juridical problems are dealt with. SCENERY, TRAFFIC and REFUSE
deal with scientific and technological problems.
EDUCATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS and ECO-PHILOSOPHY touch on the
It is recommended to follow the guided tour at first. It starts with
a short documentation of the case study, followed by the topic ECO-PHILOSOPHY
in which problems of cultured dispute and tolerance in the ecological dialogue
are dealt with.