Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education

Written By Walter Leal Filho
Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education
  • Publsiher : Springer
  • Release : 24 February 2017
  • ISBN : 331947877X
  • Pages : 540 pages
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Download or read book entitled Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education by author: Walter Leal Filho which was release on 24 February 2017 and published by Springer with total page 540 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This Handbook approaches sustainable development in higher education from an integrated perspective, addressing the dearth of publications on the subject. It offers a unique overview of what universities around the world are doing to implement sustainable development (i.e. via curriculum innovation, research, activities, or practical projects) and how their efforts relate to education for sustainable development at the university level. The Handbook gathers a wealth of information, ideas, best practices and lessons learned in the context of executing concrete projects, and assesses methodological approaches to integrating the topic of sustainable development in university curricula. Lastly, it documents and disseminates the veritable treasure trove of practical experience currently available on sustainability in higher education.

Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education

Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho,Ulisses M. Azeiteiro,Fátima Alves,Petra Molthan-Hill
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-02-24
  • Total pages : 540
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : This Handbook approaches sustainable development in higher education from an integrated perspective, addressing the dearth of publications on the subject. It offers a unique overview of what universities around the world are doing to implement sustainable development (i.e. via curriculum innovation, research, activities, or practical projects) and how their ...

Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education

Implementing Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Matthias Barth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-10-17
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

Higher Education for Sustainability

Higher Education for Sustainability
  • Author : Lucas F. Johnston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : Student and employer demand, high-level institutional commitment, and faculty interest are inspiring the integration of sustainability oriented themes into higher education curricula and research agendas. Moving toward sustainability calls for shifts in practice such as interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships for engaged learning. This timely edited collection provides a glimpse at ...

Sustainability in Higher Education

Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : J. Paulo Davim
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-24
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

Sustainability Education

Sustainability Education
  • Author : Paula Jones,Dr. David Selby,Stephen R. Sterling
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

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
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

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
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

Universities and the Sustainable Development Future

Universities and the Sustainable Development Future
  • Author : Peter H. Koehn,Juha I. Uitto
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-07
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : Since the mid-1970s, a series of international declarations that link environment and sustainable development to all aspects of higher learning have been endorsed and signed by universities around the world. Although university involvement in sustainable-development research and outreach has increased substantially, systematic learning from higher-education engagements has been limited. ...

The Sustainable University

The Sustainable University
  • Author : Stephen Sterling,Larch Maxey,Heather Luna
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : "The direction of Higher Education is at a cross roads against a background of mounting sustainability related issues and uncertainties. This book seeks to inspire positive change in Higher Education through exploration of the rich notion of the sustainable university. Drawing on a wealth of experience, it provides reflective critical ...

Sustainability Assessment Tools in Higher Education Institutions

Sustainability Assessment Tools in Higher Education Institutions
  • Author : Sandra Caeiro,Walter Leal Filho,Charbel Jabbour,Ulisses M. Azeiteiro
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : This book contributes to debates on current sustainability practices, with a focus on assessment tools as applied in higher education institutions. These institutions are challenged to carry out management, research, and teaching, and to create settings that allow developing new competencies to address the complex global environmental, social, cultural, and ...

Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability

Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability
  • Author : J. Paulo Davim,Walter Leal Filho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-31
  • Total pages : 318
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

Sustainability of Higher Education A Global Perspective Penerbit USM

Sustainability of Higher Education  A Global Perspective  Penerbit USM
  • Author : Rosni Bakar ,Aziah Ismail
  • Publisher : Penerbit USM
  • Release Date : 2021-06-21
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : As the higher education landscape is ever evolving, sustainability continues to be an essential concern. This publication covers existing sustainability matters ranging from internationalisation and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to university social responsibility. The main contribution of this book is to reveal the efforts and issues of internationalisation of ...

Sustainable Development and Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Sustainable Development and Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Author : Z. Fadeeva,L. Galkute,C. Mader,G. Scott,Simon Mohun
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : To help address the challenges of sustainable development, higher education institutions must transform themselves, bringing together best practice in quality management for tertiary education with best practice in education for sustainable development. This book provides tested strategies and pathways for undertaking this successfully....

Contemplative Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Education

Contemplative Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Marie Eaton,Holly J. Hughes,Jean MacGregor
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-10-14
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : 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 ...

Higher Education and Sustainable Development

Higher Education and Sustainable Development
  • Author : Cheryl Desha,Karlson 'Charlie' Hargroves
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-08
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 331947877X
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Summary : Responding to the global and unprecedented challenge of capacity building for twenty-first century life, this book is a practical guide for tertiary education institutions to quickly and effectively renew the curriculum towards education for sustainable development. The book begins by exploring why curriculum change has been so slow. It then ...