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Title Challenges in higher education for sustainability / J. Paulo Davim, Walter Leal Filho, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, [2016]

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Series Management and industrial engineering.
Management and industrial engineering.
Subject Sustainability.
Sustainability -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Sustainable development -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Davim, J. Paulo, editor.
Leal Filho, Walter, editor.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 318 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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 Columbia's 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.
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Note Vendor-supplied metadata.
ISBN 9783319237053 electronic bk.
3319237055 electronic bk.
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-23705-3
OCLC # 927404674
Additional Format Original 3319237047 9783319237046 (OCoLC)915120099.