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Support in higher education is an emerging area of great interest to professors, researchers and students in academic institutions. Sustainability in Higher Education provides discussions on the exchange of information between different aspects of sustainability in higher education. This book includes chapter contributions from authors who have provided case studies on various areas of education for sustainability.
- Focus on sustainability
- Present studies in aspects related with higher education
- Explores a variety of educational aspects from an sustainable perspective
Researchers and Students
1: Putting sustainable development in practice: campus greening as a tool for institutional sustainability efforts
- 1.1 Introduction
- 1.2 Role and areas of campus greening
- 1.3 Overview and evaluation of campus greening efforts
- 1.4 Discussion
- 1.5 Lessons learned and needs to be addressed
- 1.6 Conclusions
2: Management education for sustainability: deriving learning formats from competence requirements
- 2.1 Introduction
- 2.2 New profession requires profound management education for sustainability
- 2.3 Corporate change agents for sustainability: competence requirements to manage corporate sustainability
- 2.4 Learning formats to educate change agents for sustainability
- 2.5 Conclusion
3: U.S. and international community-based sustainability projects for deep learning
- 3.1 Introduction
- 3.2 Background: high-impact educational practices, deep learning, and stakeholder outcomes
- 3.3 WPI: interactive qualifying projects
- 3.4 Interactive community-based projects and deep learning
- 3.5 Common challenges
- 3.6 Lessons learned
- 3.7 Summary and conclusion
4: Inculcating sustainability among first-year engineering students using cooperative problem-based learning
- 4.1 Introduction
- 4.2 The cooperative problem-based learning model
- 4.3 Learning environment design in the introduction to engineering course
- 4.4 Example problem the introduction to engineering course
- 4.5 Study on the impact of the learning environment
- 4.6 Conclusion
5: Sustainability in engineering education: an approach to reach significant learning and character skills
- 5.1 Introduction
- 5.2 Sustainability in higher engineering education
- 5.3 A qualitative, longitudinal research of students’ sustainable behavior in a Mexican HEI
- 5.4 Results and discussion
- 5.5 Concluding remarks
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- © Chandos Publishing 2015
- 21st August 2015
- Chandos Publishing
- eBook ISBN:
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Dr. J. Paulo Davim is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing, materials and mechanical engineering. In addition, he has authored/co-authored more than 80 book chapters and 400 articles for journals and conferences. He is the Series Editor of the Woodhead Publishing Reviews Mechanical Engineering Series.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal
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