The Resource Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability, edited by J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, (electronic resource)

Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability, edited by J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, (electronic resource)

Label
Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability
Title
Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability
Statement of responsibility
edited by J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho
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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
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LC call number
TJ807-830
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Davim, J. Paulo
  • Leal Filho, Walter
  • SpringerLink
Series statement
Management and Industrial Engineering,
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  • Engineering
  • Renewable energy resources
  • Higher education
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Alternate energy sources
  • Green energy industries
  • Sustainable development
  • Engineering
  • Renewable and Green Energy
  • Higher Education
  • Sustainable Development
Label
Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability, edited by J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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 -- Interdisciplinary Problem-based Sustainability Education: The Case of the CLIMASP-Tempus Minor -- Reading the Signs of Sustainability in Christian Higher Education: Symbolic Value Claims or Substantive Organizational Change?- Sustainable development, the significance of culture: Foundations of present practices and Indigenous reflections -- The performance of Brazilian government towards 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 -- Institutionalizing Ethics of Sustainability in American Universities -- Towards Sustainability through Higher Education: Sustainable Development incorporation into Portuguese Higher Education Institutions -- Sustainability in Higher Education: Linking Teacher Education with Labor Market in Kosovo -- Academic Freedom, Bureaucracy and Procedures: The challenge of curriculum development for sustainability -- Sustainability and perfomativity: Challenges in Curriculum Design for Sustainability in Higher Education -- Cool Breezes, Cool Classes: Infusing sustainability into the curriculum at California State University Monterey Bay -- Curriculum wide integration of sustainable development: The case at the Civil Engineering department of Université de Sherbrooke (Canada) -- The University of Northern British Columbiaâs Green Fund: Crafting a Tool for Sustainability Transformation -- Grass Roots and Green Shoots: Building ESD capacity at a UK university -- Achieving Sustainability through Rooftop Solar Electricity Generation on the College Campus: A Case Study
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unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
VIII, 318 p. 31 illus., 8 illus. in color.
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multiple file formats
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electronic
Isbn
9783319237053
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uncompressed
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-23705-3
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-23705-3
Label
Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability, edited by J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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 -- Interdisciplinary Problem-based Sustainability Education: The Case of the CLIMASP-Tempus Minor -- Reading the Signs of Sustainability in Christian Higher Education: Symbolic Value Claims or Substantive Organizational Change?- Sustainable development, the significance of culture: Foundations of present practices and Indigenous reflections -- The performance of Brazilian government towards 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 -- Institutionalizing Ethics of Sustainability in American Universities -- Towards Sustainability through Higher Education: Sustainable Development incorporation into Portuguese Higher Education Institutions -- Sustainability in Higher Education: Linking Teacher Education with Labor Market in Kosovo -- Academic Freedom, Bureaucracy and Procedures: The challenge of curriculum development for sustainability -- Sustainability and perfomativity: Challenges in Curriculum Design for Sustainability in Higher Education -- Cool Breezes, Cool Classes: Infusing sustainability into the curriculum at California State University Monterey Bay -- Curriculum wide integration of sustainable development: The case at the Civil Engineering department of Université de Sherbrooke (Canada) -- The University of Northern British Columbiaâs Green Fund: Crafting a Tool for Sustainability Transformation -- Grass Roots and Green Shoots: Building ESD capacity at a UK university -- Achieving Sustainability through Rooftop Solar Electricity Generation on the College Campus: A Case Study
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2016.
Extent
VIII, 318 p. 31 illus., 8 illus. in color.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9783319237053
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-23705-3
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-3-319-23705-3

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