Overview of the Standard START Course


Linked here are the 21 collections of reading sets (labeled A to U) and where they fit into
the eight segments (labeled I to VIII) and 24 sessions of the Standard 24-Session START course.

Each session number is linked to a suggested agenda for that session.

Session Topic / Readings
  I. Introduction to START
Session 1 Topic: Introduction to START and Personal Introductions to Other Participants
Session 2 Reading Sets Collection A. Learning about START
  II. Another World is Possible
Session 3 Reading Sets Collection B. Another World is Possible — A Few Positive Examples
  Understanding Problems and Identifying Solutions
  III. Meeting Basic Human Needs — Physical Systems
Session 4 Reading Sets Collection C. Air, Water, Land, and Food
Session 5 Reading Sets Collection D. Industrialization and Energy Use
Session 6 Reading Sets Collection E. Environment and Sustainability
  IV. Meeting Basic Human Needs — Economic Systems
Session 7 Reading Sets Collection F. Economic Systems
Session 8 Reading Sets Collection G. Meeting Basic Needs in the U.S.
Session 9 Reading Sets Collection H. Global Economics
  V. Providing Safety
Session 10 Reading Sets Collection I. International Security
Session 11 Reading Sets Collection J. Personal Safety
  VI. Living Together
Session 12 Reading Sets Collection K. Governance
Session 13 Reading Sets Collection L. Ways We Are Divided
Session 14 Reading Sets Collection M. Community
Session 15 Reading Sets Collection N. Communicating Information and Values
Session 16 Exercises AND/OR Planning a Change Activity
   
  VII. Strategies for Positive Change
Session 17 Reading Sets Collection O. Earlier Movements for Change
Session 18 Reading Sets Collection P. Later Movements for Change
Session 19 Reading Sets Collection Q. Personal and Cultural Transformation
Session 20 Reading Sets Collection R. Building Alternatives
Session 21 Reading Sets Collection S. Challenging Existing Structures
Session 22 Reading Sets Collection T. Theories and Strategies
  VIII. Next Steps
Session 23 Exercises AND/OR Planning a Change Activity
Session 24 Reading Sets Collection U. Next Steps

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