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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Sustainability Education : Perspectives and Practice across Higher Education.
London : Earthscan, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Paula Jones; David Selby; Stephen R Sterling
|Description:||1 online resource (385 pages)|
|Contents:||Contents; List of Figures, Tables and Boxes; Acknowledgements; Preface; Foreword: Sustainability education in higher education: Perspectives and practices across the curriculum; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 More than the Sum of their Parts? Interdisciplinarity and Sustainability; Chapter 3 'It's Not Just Bits of Paper and Light Bulbs': A Review of Sustainability Pedagogies and Their Potential for Use in Higher Education; Chapter 4 Third-wave Sustainability in Higher Education: Some (Inter)national Trends and Developments. Chapter 5 Education for Sustainability in the Business Studies Curriculum: Ideological StruggleChapter 6 Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences: A Suitable Home for ESD?; Chapter 7 Climate Change, Sustainability and Health in UK Higher Education: The Challenges for Nursing; Chapter 8 Sustainability Is it Legal? The Benefits and Challenges of Introducing Sustainability into the Law Curriculum; Chapter 9 Staging Sustainability: Making.|
How do we equip learners with the values, knowledge, skills, and motivation to help achieve economic, social and ecological well-being? How can universities make a major contribution towards a more sustainable future? Amid rising expectations on HE from professional associations, funders, policy makers, and undergraduates, and increasing interest amongst academics and senior management, a growing number of higher education institutions are taking the lead in embracing sustainability. This response does not only include greening the campus but also transforming curricula and teaching and learni.
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