Higher Education for Sustainability

Written By Lucas F. Johnston
Higher Education for Sustainability
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 April 2021
  • ISBN : 0415519357
  • Pages : 262 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Higher Education for Sustainability written by Lucas F. Johnston which was release on 18 April 2021, this book published by Routledge. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 the ways colleges and universities have integrated sustainability across the curriculum. The research-based chapters provide empirical studies of both traditional and innovative degree programs as well as case studies from professional schools. Chapter authors illustrate some of the inclusive and deliberative community and political processes that can lead to sustainable learning outcomes in higher education. Exploring the range of approaches campuses are making to successfully integrate sustainability into the curricula, this much-needed resource provides inspiration, guidance, and instruction for others seeking to take education for sustainability to the next level.

Higher Education for Sustainability

Higher Education for Sustainability
  • Author : Lucas F. Johnston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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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 ...

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 : 0415519357
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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 ...

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 : 2021-04-18
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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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 ...

The Sustainable University

The Sustainable University
  • Author : Stephen Sterling,Larch Maxey,Heather Luna
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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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 ...

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 : 0415519357
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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 ...

Sustainability Education

Sustainability Education
  • Author : Paula Jones,Dr. David Selby,Stephen R. Sterling
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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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 ...

The Sustainability Curriculum

The Sustainability Curriculum
  • Author : John Blewitt,Cedric Cullingford
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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Summary : 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 ...

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 : 0415519357
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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 ...

Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Walter Leal Filho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-10-28
  • Total pages : 2306
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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Summary : 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 ...

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 : 0415519357
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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 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 : 0415519357
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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 ...

Leadership for Sustainability in Higher Education

Leadership for Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : Janet Haddock-Fraser,Peter Rands,Stephen Scoffham
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-06-14
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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Summary : Sustainability is a complex concept, and the challenge of understanding it and applying it to a diverse, multi-agent, organisational setting with its potentially conflicting priorities cannot be underestimated. Leadership for Sustainability in Higher Education provides key learning from the authors' extensive academic, leadership and professional experience in this area, supplemented ...

Sustainability in Higher Education

Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Author : J. Paulo Davim
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-24
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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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 ...

Sustainable Development and Higher Education Institutions

Sustainable Development and Higher Education Institutions
  • Author : Göran Finnveden,Leendert Verhoef,Julie Newman
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-03-16
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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Summary : Higher education institutions (HEIs) have a unique role and responsibility for the future and for driving the development of a sustainable society. HEIs are charged with the task of fostering sustainability in the leaders of tomorrow, developing solutions and methods for addressing a sustainable future and ensuring that knowledge is ...

Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability

Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability
  • Author : Peter Blaze Corcoran,Arjen E.J. Wals
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-05-08
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0415519357
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Summary : This book challenges universities to rethink their missions and to re-structure courses, research programs, and campus life in terms of sustainability. The author offers valuable theoretical and practical resources for students, teachers, researchers, and administrators who seek sustainability in higher education. Sustainability is explored as an outcome and a process ...