Higher education for sustainability : cases, challenges, and opportunities from across the curriculum
- New York, NY : Routledge, 2013.
- Physical description
- x, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LB2324 .H543 2013
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- Johnston, Lucas F.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Foreword: When You Wake Up Tomorrow, Paul Rowland Chapter 1: Introduction: What's Required to Take EfS to the Next Level? Dedee DeLongpre Johnston and Lucas Johnston SECTION 1: Understanding the Landscape for Change Chapter 2: The Emerging Environmental Sustainability Program at Meredith College: Exploring Student and Faculty Interest and Participation, Laura Fieselman and Erin Lindquist Chapter 3: Understanding Student Environmental Interests When Designing Multidisciplinary Curriculum, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Greg Hitzhusen, Robyn S. Wilson, Adam Zwickle Chapter 4: Learning Outcomes: An International Comparison of Countries and Declarations, Debra Rowe and Lucas Johnston SECTION 2: Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Strategies and Tactics Chapter 5: Systems Study of an International Masters Program: A Case from Sweden, Sanaz Karim, Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, Asa Heiter Chapter 6: Keys to Breaking Disciplinary Barriers that Limit Sustainable Development Courses, William Van Lopik SECTION 3: Educating the Professional Chapter 7: Strategies for Transforming Healthcare Curricula: A Call for Collaboration between Academia and Practitioners, Carrie Rich and Seema Wadhwa Chapter 8: Sustainability and Professional Identity in Engineering Education, Mark Minster, Patricia D. Brackin, Rebecca DeVasher, Erik Z Hayes, Richard House, Corey Taylor Chapter 9: Implementing Environmental Sustainability in the Global Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Industries: Developing a Comprehensive Cross-Disciplinary Curriculum, Michelle Millar, Chris Brown, Cynthia Carruthers, Thomas Jones, Yen-Soon Kim, Carola Raab, Ken Teeters, Li-Ting Yang SECTION 4: Problem-Based Learning Chapter 10: Everybody's Business: Addressing the Challenge of Team-Teaching Partnerships in the Global Seminar, Tamara Savelyeva Chapter 11: The Moral Ecology of Everyday Life, James J. Farrell Chapter 12: The Living Home: Building It into the Curriculum, Braum Barber and Leona Rousseau SECTION 5: Transformational Approaches Chapter 13: Shaping Sustainability at Furman and Middlebury: Emergent and Adaptive Curricular Models, Angela C. Halfacre, Michelle Horhota, Katherine Kransteuber, Brittany DeKnight, Brannon Andersen, Jack Byrne, Steve Trombulak, Nan Jenks-Jay Chapter 14: Stepping Up to the Challenge-The Dalhousie Experience, Tarah Wright Chapter 15: Sustainability as a Transformation in Education, Charles L. Redman Chapter 16: Toward a Resilient Academy, Richard M. Carp Epilogue About the Contributors.
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- Publisher's 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.
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- Publication date
- edited by Lucas F. Johnston.