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Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Paul Pace

Part of the World Sustainability Series book series (WSUSE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Curriculum Elements and Innovation

  3. Contextualised Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Rhoda Trimingham, Boris Lazzarini, Agustí Pérez-Foguet, Neil Noble, Alejandra Boni, Manuel Sierra-Castañer et al.
      Pages 175-190
    3. Dianne P. Chambers, Clare Walker, Kathryn Williams, John Rayner, Claire Farrell, Anne-Maree Butt et al.
      Pages 205-219
    4. Antony Johnston, Rebecca Leach, Heather Sproat
      Pages 221-233
    5. Miriam Block, Mirjam Braßler, Vincent Orth, Martin Riecke, Juan Miguel Rodriguez Lopez, Grischa Perino et al.
      Pages 341-355

About this book

Introduction

This book introduces readers to the latest research and findings from projects focusing on teaching education for sustainable development at universities. In particular, it describes practical experiences, outline courses, training schemes and other initiatives aimed at promoting better teaching on matters related to sustainable development at institutions of higher education. In order to meet the pressing need for publications to support sustainable development education, the book places special emphasis on state-of-the art descriptions of approaches, methods, initiatives and projects from around the world, illustrating how teaching education for sustainable development can be implemented at the international scale.

The book represents a timely contribution to the dissemination of approaches and methods that may improve the way we perceive the importance of teaching education for sustainable development, as well as how we implement it.

Keywords

Education for Sustainable Development Higher Education Programmes Sustainability Research Sustainability Teaching Teaching Techniques Transformative Pedagogies

Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Paul Pace
    • 2
  1. 1.Metropolitan UniversityHAW Hamburg and ManchesterHamburgGermany
  2. 2.University of MaltaMsidaMalta

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32928-4
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-32926-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-32928-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-7373
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-7381
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