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Curricula for Sustainability in Higher Education

  • J. Paulo Davim
  • Presents research advances in the learning process

  • Proposes the appropriate curricula for sustainability in higher education

  • Includes a special chapter on greening pedagogical


Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jéssica Garcia, Sthefanie Aguiar da Silva, Andréia Simas Carvalho, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra
    Pages 1-18
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 129-130

About this book


This books presents the curricula necessary for sustainability in higher education. It shows how the learning process is transforming in order to promote sustainability. It prepares administrators, teachers and students to diffuse the development in the field, showing a curricula based on three interconnected pillars: the environment, the economic and the social aspects. It contains 8 chapters introducing research advances in the field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • J. Paulo Davim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

About the editors

J. Paulo Davim received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1997 from the University of Porto (FEUP), Full Habilitation from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and a D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with a MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. Recently, he has also interest in Management/Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability/Engineering Education.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Curricula for Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Editors J. Paulo Davim
  • Series Title Management and Industrial Engineering
  • Series Abbreviated Title Management, Industrial Engineer.
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-56504-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-85930-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-56505-7
  • Series ISSN 2365-0532
  • Series E-ISSN 2365-0540
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 130
  • Number of Illustrations 1 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Sustainable Development
    Sustainability Management
    Engineering/Technology Education
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