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The Resource Challenges in higher education for sustainability, J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, editors, (electronic book)

Challenges in higher education for sustainability, J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, editors, (electronic book)

Label
Challenges in higher education for sustainability
Title
Challenges in higher education for sustainability
Statement of responsibility
J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
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 from Kosovo, Brazil, Portugal, UK, Canada and USA
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.9/270711
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2324
LC item number
.C43 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Davim, J. Paulo
  • Leal Filho, Walter
Series statement
Management and industrial engineering,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainable development
  • Sustainability
Label
Challenges in higher education for sustainability, J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sustainability as a catalyst for change in universities: New roles to meet new challenges / Dianne P. Chambers and Clare Walker -- Interdisciplinary problem-based sustainability education: The case of the CLIMASP-Tempus Minor / Vassilios Makrakis and Nelly Kostoulas-Makrakis -- Reading the signs of sustainability in Christian higher education: Symbolic value claims or substantive organizational change? / Aaron Routhe -- Sustainable development, the significance of culture: Foundations of present practices and indigenous reflections / Madhavi Venkatesan -- The performance of Brazilian government toward sustainability in the context of RIO+20 (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development): An analysis of the Brazilian programs and the importance of education for sustainability / Jenifer Schmitt [and 3 others] -- Institutionalizing ethics of sustainability in American universities / Fayyaz Vellani and Naveed Nanjee -- Toward sustainability through higher education: Sustainable development incorporation into Portuguese higher education institutions / Ana Marta Aleixo, Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro and Susana Leal -- Sustainability in higher education: Linking teacher education with labor market in Kosovo / Arlinda Beka -- Academic freedom, bureaucracy and procedures: the challenge of curriculum development for sustainability / Petra Molthan-Hill, Aldilla Dharmasasmita and Fiona M. Winfield -- Sustainability and performativity / Judy Rogers -- Cool breezes, cool classes: Infusing sustainability into the curriculum at California State University Monterey Bay / John Cusick -- Confronting the challenges in integrating sustainable development in a curriculum: The case of the Civil Engineering Department at Université de Sherbrooke (Canada) / Chirjiv Kaur Anand, Véronique Bisaillon and Mourad Ben Amor -- The University of Northern British Columbia's Green Fund: Crafting a tool for sustainability transformation / Ken Wilkening -- Grass roots and green shoots: Building ESD capacity at a UK university / Srephen Scoffham -- Achieving sustainability through rooftop solar electricity generation on the college campus: A case study / Anna Green, Isha Wilson and G. Bothun
Control code
SPR927404674
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 318 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319237053
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-23705-3
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Challenges in higher education for sustainability, J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sustainability as a catalyst for change in universities: New roles to meet new challenges / Dianne P. Chambers and Clare Walker -- Interdisciplinary problem-based sustainability education: The case of the CLIMASP-Tempus Minor / Vassilios Makrakis and Nelly Kostoulas-Makrakis -- Reading the signs of sustainability in Christian higher education: Symbolic value claims or substantive organizational change? / Aaron Routhe -- Sustainable development, the significance of culture: Foundations of present practices and indigenous reflections / Madhavi Venkatesan -- The performance of Brazilian government toward sustainability in the context of RIO+20 (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development): An analysis of the Brazilian programs and the importance of education for sustainability / Jenifer Schmitt [and 3 others] -- Institutionalizing ethics of sustainability in American universities / Fayyaz Vellani and Naveed Nanjee -- Toward sustainability through higher education: Sustainable development incorporation into Portuguese higher education institutions / Ana Marta Aleixo, Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro and Susana Leal -- Sustainability in higher education: Linking teacher education with labor market in Kosovo / Arlinda Beka -- Academic freedom, bureaucracy and procedures: the challenge of curriculum development for sustainability / Petra Molthan-Hill, Aldilla Dharmasasmita and Fiona M. Winfield -- Sustainability and performativity / Judy Rogers -- Cool breezes, cool classes: Infusing sustainability into the curriculum at California State University Monterey Bay / John Cusick -- Confronting the challenges in integrating sustainable development in a curriculum: The case of the Civil Engineering Department at Université de Sherbrooke (Canada) / Chirjiv Kaur Anand, Véronique Bisaillon and Mourad Ben Amor -- The University of Northern British Columbia's Green Fund: Crafting a tool for sustainability transformation / Ken Wilkening -- Grass roots and green shoots: Building ESD capacity at a UK university / Srephen Scoffham -- Achieving sustainability through rooftop solar electricity generation on the college campus: A case study / Anna Green, Isha Wilson and G. Bothun
Control code
SPR927404674
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 318 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319237053
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-23705-3
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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