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Higher education for sustainability

Lucas F. Johnston

Higher education for sustainability

cases, challenges, and opportunities from across the curriculum

by Lucas F. Johnston

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainability,
  • Higher Education,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Sustainable development,
  • EDUCATION / Higher,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Interdisciplinary approach in education

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lucas F. Johnston
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2324 .H543 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223369M
    ISBN 109780415519359, 9780415519366, 9780203123041
    LC Control Number2012003924

    As this book makes clear, there are many paths to sustainability in higher education. Please contact the editor directly with your ideas or questions: Clare Hintz, Ph. Accordingly, it is essential that education takes on the role of transforming unsustainable human-earth interactions and when this takes place we will see an increase in efforts to build resilient communities, robust alternative energy infrastructure, and a restructuring towards place-based municipalities Hensley, ; Hensley, Equity therefore entails understanding student learning needs in order to mitigate obstacles to achieving student academic success. Revitalizing the commons: Cultural and educational sites of resistance and affirmation.

    Sterling, S. Strengthening ecological mindfulness through hybrid learning in vital coalitions. One of the key questions to be addressed is: what can higher education leaders, faculty and students do to implement sustainable development in their institutional vision, mission and values statements, their strategic plans and their organisational culture? Numerous institutions and individuals are beginning to recognize the moral imperative associated with sustainability Hawken, JSE is a peer-reviewed, open access trans- and interdisciplinary e-journal.

    This place-orientation will be recognized as relevant within and throughout each discipline especially within the context of advancing sustainability. More specifically, it involves educating students on the necessity of sustainable development by integrating sustainable development issues into all aspects of teaching, research and service. Down to the wire: Confronting climate collapse. Matthias Barth has written a book that stimulates rich reflections on what'sustainability change agents need to be capable of, and how to acquire these skills. Areas of research interests: organizational and human dimensions necessary to the adoption and maintenance of practices in proactive environmental management in organizations.


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Envisioning a sustainable world.

Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education

Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Sol, J. When we consider what needs to be conserved and how to be more ecologically sustainable, place comes into the forefront.

Transformative Higher Education I envision that, in the future ie. JSE encourages submissions from educators active in a wide variety of settings: public and private K schools; higher education; early childhood education; environmental, outdoor and experiential education; community organizing and education; residential and nonresidential treatment and therapy programs; as well as informal and non-traditional educators.

Sustainability in Higher Education

Classroom Leadership. Thus, college students will encounter, within each of their classes, the significance of place and the value of sustaining the interconnections of ecological integrity, social solidarity, and economic vitality.

In NCSE,p. Addressing issues of sleepwalking and stimulating amusements, sustainable education utilizes a relevant and active curriculum to promote student agency and critical thinking skills. References: Ackley, K. Engaging students in authentic inquiry in the classroom enables students to become better citizens and stronger problem solvers within the context of sustainability and beyond.

It is, in other words, an educational crisis. Sustainability - is it legal? Each year the focus is on a pre-selected theme associated with a wicked problem such as public water supply, public housing, or hunger to tackle the problem from multiple perspectives and develop strategies to make the problem less wicked.

Her main research and teaching areas include environmental risk assessment, environmental and spatial planning management tools, environmental citizenship and participation, sustainable consumption and e-learning in science education.

Her current research interests include sustainability in higher education and green campuses, environment management, management of urban infrastructure, sustainable cities and green buildings. New divisions, degree programs, and courses of study cross traditional disciplinary boundaries; Sustainability Councils become part of campus governance; and new sustainability issues link to historic social and educational missions.

February View Citation summary In colleges and universities across the United States, students, faculty, and staff are forging new paths to sustainability.

Because our schools and universities educate our citizens and train our future teachers, policymakers, and community and business leaders, these institutions bear a deep and moral responsibility to provide the expertise and vision needed to foster a sustainable future.

Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education: Learning in an age of transformation

Ecology and Society, 14 2. Huutoniemi, K. To protect what is wild is to protect what is gentle. She founded the Office of Sustainability at Yale University and has advised on the development of similar offices nationally and internationally.

Transactions of the ASAE, 23 3— NCSE,p. What Are We Striving For? The moral argument for this enterprise is cogent: [sustainable education is] important from a moral perspective. From an educational standpoint, it is critical that students are informed of existing environmental challenges and presented with alternative and less pervasive methods of consumption because lack of awareness and understanding about the environment leads to unchecked consumption patterns and destroys prospects for sustainable stewardship Orr, ; Hensley, ; Hensley, Barlett, Geoffrey W.

I hope the book gets widely used by students and teachers to put these reflections to work in education and professional practice.

William Scott, University of Bath, UK A comprehensive and important contribution to the literature and initiatives focused on transforming our universities to deliver their critical role of producing graduates with the capabilities necessary to ensure the sustainable development of our world over the coming decades.

Releasing the imagination: Essays on education, the arts, and social change.The series will also provide information on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies, and applications of higher education for sustainability.

It aims to communicate the latest developments and thinking as well as the latest research activity relating to higher education, namely engineering education. Oct 11,  · Higher Education Leads the Way for Climate Change Action Advice & News In David Orr's book "Earth in Mind," he asserts, "The kind of education we need begins with the recognition that the crisis of global ecology is first and foremost a crisis of values, ideas, perspectives, and knowledge, which makes it a crisis of education, not one in.

He has also interest in Management & Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability & Engineering Education.

He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences.

Aug 30,  · Includes lessons learned from sustainability research and educational challenges presenting case studies, technological developments, outputs of research and studies, best practices and examples of successful projects.

Discusses relevant and international perspectives on sustainability, higher education and SGDsAuthor: Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro, J. Paulo Davim. Aug 16,  · As this book makes clear, there are many paths to sustainability in higher education.

These stories offer a snapshot of what has been accomplished and a roadmap to what is possible. Colleges and Universities Covered. Higher Education and Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals - CRC Press Book.

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.