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Sustainability education : perspectives and practice across higher education

Author: Paula Jones; David Selby; Stephen R Sterling
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.
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This text explains why it is important for higher education institutions to take the lead in embracing sustainability. It goes on to explain the best methods for bringing sustainability to the campus through case studies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sustainability education.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2010
(DLC) 2010000827
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Jones; David Selby; Stephen R Sterling
ISBN: 9781849776516 1849776512
OCLC Number: 671498488
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 364 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Paula Jones, David Selby, and Stephen Sterling --
More than the sum of their parts?: interdisciplinarity in relation to sustainability / Paula Jones, David Selby, and Stephen Sterling --
"It's not just bits of paper and light bulbs": a review of sustainability pedagogies and their potential for use in higher education / Debby Cotton and Jennie Winter --
Third wave sustainability in higher education: some (inter)national trends and developments / Ajen Wals and John Blewitt --
Education for sustainability in the business studies curriculum: ideological struggle / Delyse Springett --
Education for sustainable development in geography, earth, and environmental sciences / Brian Chalkley, Jennifer Blumhof, and Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir --
Climate change, sustainability, and health in United Kingdom higher education: the challenges for nursing / Benny Goodman and Janet Richardson --
Sustainability, is it legal?: the benefits and challenges of introducing sustainability into the law curriculum / Tracey Varnava, Jason Lowther, and Simon Payne --
Staging sustainability: making sense of sustainability in he dance, drama, and music / Paul Kleiman --
Engineering our world toward a sustainable future / Simon Steiner --
Developing critical faculties: environmental sustainability in media, communications, and cultural studies in higher education / Debbie Flint --
Sustainability in the theology curriculum / Katja Stuerzenhofecker, Rebecca O'Loughlin, and Simon Smith --
Sustaining communities: sustainability in the social work curriculum / Andrew Whiteford [and others] --
Sustainability and built environment professional: a shifting paradigm / Judi Farren Bradley, Sarah Sayce, and Amanda Lewis --
Costing the earth: the economics of sustainability in the curriculum / Anthony Plumridge --
Translating words into action and actions into words: sustainability in languages, linguistics and area studies curricula / John Canning --
If sustainability needs new values: whose values?: initial teacher training and the transition to sustainability / Robert Cook, Roger Cutting, and Denise Summers.
Responsibility: edited by Paula Jones, David Selby and Stephen Sterling.


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