Handbook of research on implications of sustainable development in higher education

Meletiadou, Eleni (2023) Handbook of research on implications of sustainable development in higher education. IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania. ISBN 9781668461730

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Research in the field of education for sustainable development (ESD) is of growing concern to meet the needs of the diverse student populations in various higher education institutions. People around the world recognize that current economic development trends are not sustainable and that public awareness, education, and training are key to moving society toward sustainability. Although ESD continues to grow both in content and pedagogy and its visibility and respect have grown in parallel, education officials, policymakers, educators, curriculum developers, and others are called upon to rethink education in order to contribute to the achievement of the goals of sustainable development in higher education.

The Handbook of Research on Implications of Sustainable Development in Higher Education provides insight regarding the implications of ESD for teaching, learning, and assessment in higher education and demonstrates the value of adopting an ESD lens by broadening and strengthening the evidence base of the impact that this can make for students, educators, and society as a whole. Covering key topics such as assessment, globalization, and inclusion, this reference work is ideal for university leaders, administrators, policymakers, researchers, scholars, practitioners, academicians, instructors, and students.

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

Community Development
Global Citizenship Education
Higher Education
Social Justice
Special Education
Sustainable Development

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: education for sustainable development (ESD); higher education; sustainability
Subjects: 300 Social sciences
300 Social sciences > 360 Social problems & services; associations
300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Depositing User: Eleni Meletiadou
Date Deposited: 09 May 2023 11:43
Last Modified: 09 May 2023 11:43
URI: https://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/8511

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