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Higher education for sustainability : cases, challenges, and opportunities from across the curriculum

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, New York, NY, p.262 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2324 .H543 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9729589

Keywords:

Education, Higher--Environmental aspects, Interdisciplinary approach in education, Sustainability--Study and teaching (Higher), Sustainable development--Study and teaching (Higher)

Abstract:

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 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"-- Provided by publisher.

Publication Language:

eng