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Title Curricula for sustainability in higher education / J. Paulo Davim, editor.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2017.

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Series Management and industrial engineering
Management and industrial engineering.
Subject Education, Higher -- Curricula.
Sustainable development -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Davim, J. Paulo.
Description 1 online resource.
Contents Preface; Contents; Editor and Contributors; 1 Education for Sustainable Development and Its Role in the Promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Education for Sustainable Development; 3 The Role of Education for Sustainable Development in the Sustainable Development Goals; 4 Final Remarks; Acknowledgements; References; 2 Explicit Economics: Addressing Conscious Consumption for Sustainability; Abstract; 1 Introduction: Significance of Educating for Sustainability; 2 Economics in Cultural Context; 3 Reconciling Economic Theory and Historical Context.
4 Perception of Resource Value, Market Outcomes and Price5 Market Distortions, Externalities and Failure of Market Equilibrium; 6 Market Prices, Values, and Common Goods; 7 Conclusion: Conscious Consumption and the Social Norm of Sustainability; References; 3 Greening Networks: Mapping Sustainability Beyond Institutional Boundaries; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature Review; 3 Case Study One: Consortia of Researchers and Non-governmental Organizations; 4 Case Study Two: Professional Associations; 5 Case Study Three: Student-Staff Collaboration; 6 Conclusions; References.
4 Preschools Teachers' Sustainable Competencies Within New Kosovo Curriculum FrameworkAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Conclusion; References; 5 Building Energy, Environment and Sustainability Linkages in Management Education in India-An Innovative Curriculum Based Approach; Abstract; 1 Education for Sustainable Development; 2 Industry Issues and Approaches in Sustainable Development; 3 The SIIB Integrated Energy and Environment Programme; 3.1 Electricity Governance, Economics and Trading; 3.2 Corporate Sustainability; 3.3 Water-Energy Nexus; 3.4 Climate Change and Energy Development.
3.5 Public Private Partnerships in the Energy-Environment Sector3.6 Industrial Ecology; 3.7 Environment, Health and Safety; 3.8 Sectoral Studies; 4 Conclusion; References; 6 Thinking About Sustainability: Issues and Themes for College Students; Abstract; 1 Introduction and Overview; 2 Sustainability as a System; 3 A Framework for Non-sustainable Behavior of Humans; 4 A Historical Consideration; 5 What to Do: Achieving a "Just Sustainability"?; 6 Climate Change: The System Response to Unsustainable Consumption; 7 Concluding Remarks; Appendix 1: The University of Oregon Zero Waste Program.
Appendix 2: Some Student ExercisesReferences; Index.
Note Includes index.
Summary This books presents the curricula necessary for sustainability in higher education. It shows how the learning process is transforming in order to promote sustainability. It prepares administrators, teachers and students to diffuse the development in the field, showing a curricula based on three interconnected pillars: the environment, the economic and the social aspects. It contains 8 chapters introducing research advances in the field.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783319565057 (electronic bk.)
3319565052 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-56505-7
OCLC # 988290876
Additional Format Print version: 9783319565040 3319565044 (OCoLC)975368383