Sustainability in Higher Education

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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 24 August 2015
  • ISBN : 9780081003756
  • Page : 144 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information between different aspects of sustainability in higher education. This book includes chapter contributions from authors who have provided case studies on various areas of education for sustainability. focus on sustainability present studies in aspects related with higher education explores a variety of educational aspects from an sustainable perspective

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Sustainability in Higher Education

Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : J. Paulo Davim
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-24
  • ISBN : 9780081003756
GET THIS BOOKSustainability in Higher Education

Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information between different aspects of sustainability in higher education. This book includes chapter contributions from authors who have provided case studies on various areas of education for sustainability. focus on sustainability present studies in aspects related with higher education explores a variety of educational aspects from an sustainable perspective

Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-10-28
  • ISBN : 3030113515
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

This encyclopedia serves as a tool to support universities across the world to implement sustainable development in higher education in a number of key areas, spread over 5 volumes:1. Policy-making, visioning, structures, management and strategies 2. Teaching, learning and competencies 3. Research and transformation 4. Campus greening, design, operations and carbon impacts5. Students and stakeholders ́ initiatives and involvement The encyclopedia will be of special interest to administrators and managers at higher education institutions; academic staff (e.g. lecturers, professors, researchers); technical staff and students.

Higher Education and Sustainability

Higher Education and Sustainability
  • Author : Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro,J. Paulo Davim
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-30
  • ISBN : 9781351368360
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The book provides descriptions of experiences from research and educational sustainability projects and the role HEIs can play together with contributions presenting a variety of initiatives showing how SDGs are being implemented. The book promotes the theoretical and practical understanding on this thematic and disseminates knowledge and international research and cooperation. Contributions cover the role of SDGs in advancing implementation of sustainable development, sustainability in higher education, the role of universities in sustainable development, new paths towards sustainable development and

Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education

Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Matthias Barth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • ISBN : 9781135052027
GET THIS BOOKImplementing Sustainability in Higher Education

In a time of unprecedented transformation as society seeks to build a more sustainable future, education plays an increasingly central role in training key agents of change. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to promote sustainability and how the higher education curriculum can be changed to facilitate the paradigm shift needed. Across the globe, a rising number of higher education institutions and academics are responding to these questions by transforming their own teaching

Contemplative Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Education

Contemplative Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Marie Eaton,Holly J. Hughes,Jean MacGregor
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-10-14
  • ISBN : 9781317279426
GET THIS BOOKContemplative Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Education

How do we foster in college students the cognitive complexity, ethical development, and personal resolve that are required for living in this "sustainability century"? Tackling these complex and highly interdependent problems requires nuanced interdisciplinary understandings, collective endeavors, systemic solutions, and profound cultural shifts. Contributors in this book present both a rationale as well as a theoretical framework for incorporating reflective and contemplative pedagogies to help students pause, deepen their awareness, think more carefully, and work with complexity in sustainability-focused courses.

Sustainability Education

Sustainability Education
  • Author : Paula Jones,David Selby,Stephen R. Sterling
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781844078776
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'To summarise, this book has a clear academic justification and is aptly outlined with examples of creative and relevant ideas that could easily be adapted and implemented in many fields - particularly for those subject areas that were intentionally omitted. Readers can easily navigate to their field of interest and the book would be a highly recommended resource for many, including the student market, academics, practitioners, policy makers and senior managers.'Nancy El-Farargy, A Guide to Publications in the Physical

The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education

The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education
  • Author : Richard Frederick Heller
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • ISBN : 9789811665066
GET THIS BOOKThe Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education

This book is open access and discusses the re-imagining of the higher education sector. It exposes problems that relate to the way that universities have become over-managed business enterprises which may not reflect societal, national, or global educational needs. From there, it proposes some solutions, including three innovative programs, that make universities more responsive to needs, as well as reduce their impact on the environment. The central idea of this book is developing the ‘Distributed University,’ which distributes education to

Higher Education for Sustainability

Higher Education for Sustainability
  • Author : Lucas F. Johnston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9780415519359
GET THIS BOOKHigher Education for Sustainability

This edited collection provides a glimpse at the ways colleges and universities have integrated sustainability across the curriculum.

The Sustainability Curriculum

The Sustainability Curriculum
  • Author : Cedric Cullingford,John Blewitt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781136552090
GET THIS BOOKThe Sustainability Curriculum

The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and engaged it faces pressure not only to integrate the insights and lessons drawn from the perspective of sustainable development, but also to be responsive to scrutiny of its own practices in relation to sustainability. Among professionals in higher

Sustainable Development Goals and Institutions of Higher Education

Sustainable Development Goals and Institutions of Higher Education
  • Author : Godwell Nhamo,Vuyo Mjimba
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-14
  • ISBN : 9783030261573
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This volume brings together both theoretical and case study based contributions to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Institutions of Higher Education (IHE), presenting an impactful combination of authors from both developing and developed countries. While most current publications addressing the SDGs and education focus on sustainable development in general and specific topics such as climate change or energy, this book attempts to accelerate the localisation of the SDGs by presenting opportunities and innovations offered in various

Storytelling for Sustainability in Higher Education

Storytelling for Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Petra Molthan-Hill,Heather Luna,Tony Wall,Helen Puntha,Denise Baden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-09
  • ISBN : 9781000763218
GET THIS BOOKStorytelling for Sustainability in Higher Education

To be a storyteller is an incredible position from which to influence hearts and minds, and each one of us has the capacity to utilise storytelling for a sustainable future. This book offers unique and powerful insights into how stories and storytelling can be utilised within higher education to support sustainability literacy. Stories can shape our perspective of the world around us and how we interact with it, and this is where storytelling becomes a useful tool for facilitating understanding

Education and Sustainability

Education and Sustainability
  • Author : Michelle Y. Merrill,Patricia Burkhardt-Holm,Chew-Hung Chang,Md Saidul Islam,Youngho Chang
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781351614740
GET THIS BOOKEducation and Sustainability

This book provides an introduction to the state of sustainability education in Asia. It covers national policies, institutional policies and practices within Asian universities, sustainability considerations for teacher training at schools of education, and pedagogical practices for sustainability in higher education. With contributors from universities and NGOs in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, India, China and South Korea, this volume brings together the best papers from a series of successful international conferences on post-secondary education for sustainability in

The Sustainable Development Goals in Higher Education

The Sustainable Development Goals in Higher Education
  • Author : Wendy Steele,Lauren Rickards
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 9783030735753
GET THIS BOOKThe Sustainable Development Goals in Higher Education

"The world's universities are important for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. What should universities be offering to this effort? Equally important, how should universities themselves change, in response to the SDGs? Wendy Steele and Lauren Rickards provide a unique, up-to-date guide to these issues, offering frameworks for thought and resources for action." - Raewyn Connell, author of The Good University "This book presents a compelling and refreshing take on the contemporary university and its transformative potential. Analysing the engagement

Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability

Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability
  • Author : J. Paulo Davim,Walter Leal Filho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-12
  • ISBN : 3319237047
GET THIS BOOKChallenges in Higher Education for Sustainability

This book presents the latest advances on the incorporation of sustainability in higher education. Different aspects such as the environmental, economic and social are here discussed. Several examples illustrating how sustainability in higher education is being pursued in different countries can be found in this book. Case studies include institutions from Kosovo, Brazil, Portugal, UK, Canada and USA.

Higher Education for and beyond the Sustainable Development Goals

Higher Education for and beyond the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Author : Tristan McCowan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-29
  • ISBN : 9783030195977
GET THIS BOOKHigher Education for and beyond the Sustainable Development Goals

This book analyses the role of the university in working towards the Sustainable Development Goals. In contrast to the previous Millennium Development Goals, higher education is seen to have a crucial role in this new agenda. Yet how can the university fulfil these weighty expectations, and are the dominant trends in higher education supporting or undermining this vision? This book draws on the idea of the ‘developmental university’, a model characterised by its porous boundaries with society and commitment to