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Sustainability Education : Perspectives and Practice across Higher Education.

Author: Paula Jones; David Selby; Stephen R Sterling
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jones, Paula.
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
ISBN: 9781849776516 1849776512
OCLC Number: 670411544
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.

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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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