Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability

Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability

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This book challenges universities to rethink their missions and to re-structure courses, research programs, and campus life in terms of sustainability. The author offers valuable theoretical and practical resources for students, teachers, researchers, and administrators who seek sustainability in higher education. Sustainability is explored as an outcome and a process of learning, and also as a catalyst for educational change and institutional innovation.I asked her to deepen her examination of the nature of reality in her assignment for Module AN3: What Knowledge? ... Significantly, her essay Modernism/ Postmodernism: is the future hybrid? relates to some of the key conservation and education challenges ... what is to be conserved] sometimes appears to be based on a shortterm scientific snapshot which is presented as an unqualified statement a€.

Title:Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability
Author:Peter Blaze Corcoran, Arjen E.J. Wals
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-05-08


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