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The ecology of learning : sustainability, lifelong learning and everyday life

Author: John Blewitt
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Your house is flooded by 'unseasonal' heavy rain. What do you learn from this experience? Do you shrug your shoulders and call your insurer? Or do you choose to learn about climate change, switch to renewable energy and lobby politicians? In this insightful book, John Blewitt explores the possibilities for developing a sustainable society through 'lifelong learning'? that is, learning that happens in everyday
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Blewitt, John, 1957-
Ecology of learning.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006
(DLC) 2006012534
(OCoLC)70264486
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Blewitt
ISBN: 9781136535994 1136535993 1844072037 9781844072033 1844072045 9781844072040
OCLC Number: 859325560
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Learning as sustainability --
Sustainability and the practice of everyday life --
Learning through leisure --
Building sustainable neighbourhoods and communities --
Social learning and community action --
The media, sustainability, and learning --
Reschooling society. List of Boxes, Figures and Tables --
Introduction --
1. Learning as Sustainability --
2. Sustainability and the Practice of Everyday Life --
3. Learning through Leisure --
4. Building Sustainable Neighbourhoods and Communities --
5. Social Learning and Community Action --
6. The Media, Sustainability and Learning --
7. Reschooling Society.
Responsibility: John Blewitt.
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