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It is widely acknowledged that sustainable development is a long-term goal, which both individuals and institutions (and countries!) need to pursue. This important theme is characterized by an intrinsic complexity, since it encompasses ecological or environmental considerations on the one hand, and economic matters, social influences and political frameworks on the other. This makes provisions in respect of education for sustainable development a particularly challenging task, but one which is feasible and achievable, provided the right elements are put into place. This book is an attempt to f. Read more... Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Applied Sustainable Development: A Way Forward in Promoting Sustainable Development in Higher Education Institutions; Applying the Richard E. Gross Problem-Solving Model: Whistleblowing and the Environment, the Case of Avco Environmental; Community Engagement in University of British Columbia's Climate Action Plan; Making Education for Sustainability Work on your Campus: The Roundtables on Environmental Systems and Sustainability; Education for Sustainability Pedagogy: Ideological and Epistemological Barriers and Drivers. Integrated Theoretical and Practical MSc Education for Sustainable Industrial DevelopmentInnovation, New Goals and Challenges concerning Italian Trends in Environmental Education for Sustainable Development; On-Campus Innovation for Sustainability: Evolution of Sustainable Development on the Joondalup Campus, Edith Cowan University (ECU), Western Australia; Accounting Education for Sustainable Development: A View from the Profession; Engineers for More Sustainable Industrial Engineering. Institutionalization of Learning-Beyond-Academics Leads to Sustainability of Higher Education Institution in the Field of Engineering: A Case Study from IndiaSustainable Development, Bioenergy and Education: Experiences in Collaboration and Communication for Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Biofuel Development; Making Better Choices Today: Ethics, Technology and Sustainability; The Secret Garden: Geocaching Links the Classroom to the Campus; Greening the Waste Stream: A Case Study in Applied Environmental Analysis at Pomona College. Students Collaborate to Develop Educational Green-Clothing LabelClasses that Change the World: Synergistic Solutions and Multiplier Effects for Students, Campuses, and Communities; A Survey of Sustainability Promotion Experiences: The IPSO Project; Sustainability and the Struggle for Hegemony in Australian Architectural Education; Evaluating Education for Sustainable Development Programs; Making Environmental Connections in Courses in the Humanities and Social Sciences; A Short-Term Experiential Study Abroad Course on Sustainability in Costa Rica: Art as a Sustainability Case Study1. Transformative Sustainability Education in a Shipboard Living-Learning Community1Understanding Communities of Practice in Online Education for Sustainability; Preparing Teachers to Educate for Sustainable Development; About the Authors; Thematic Index.
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