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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In a time of unprecedented transformation as society seeks to build a more sustainable future, education plays an increasingly central role in training key agents of change. This book asks how we can equip students and scholars with the capabilities to promote sustainability and how the higher education curriculum can be changed to facilitate the... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 33.72
Which role does the vocational education play for sustainability? It allows people to act sustainably in their areas of expertise - in an economic, ecological and socially responsible sense. In model tests and with evaluation processes the Bundesinstitut für berufliche Bildung (BIBB, federal institute of vocational education) has explored with which... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
At a time when wild places everywhere are vanishing before our eyes, Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein offer this passionate indictment of environmental education?along with a new vision for the future. Writing for general readers and educators alike, Saylan and Blumstein boldly argue that education today has failed to reach its potential in fighting... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 33.03
Hauptbeschreibung Ausgangspunkt des Buches ist das aktuell diskutierte Bildungskonzept einer Bildung für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung. Eine Auseinandersetzung mit dem Diskurs um dieses Konzept und Forschungsergebnissen zu bisheriger Praxis weist auf ein Problem hin: Zwar wird die Implementation und die Verbreitung des Konzepts national und international... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 14.57
Hauptbeschreibung Der Wald wird in den letzten Jahren zunehmend als pädagogischer Raum erkannt und genutzt. Naturerfahrungen gehören aber nicht selbstverständlich zur Lebenswelt aller Kinder. Wie wirken sich fehlende Naturerfahrungen auf die kindliche Entwicklung aus? Auf welche Art und Weise begegnen die Schulen diesem Defizit? Welche Konzepte stellt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 191.00
This important book explores the interaction of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practices in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based upon two parallel groups of studies, reviewing cultural influences in individual countries, and the attitudes of young people across the region, it has important implications for environmental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 113.00
Engineers and scientists have made great progress in advancing the understanding of the principles underlying environmental quality and public health. However, all too often, society and the scientific community do not realize the connections between environmental occurrences. In their haste to remedy a situation, they overlook lessons that could... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2004; US$ 20.00
About the Book: Designed in terms of the Polytechnic syllabus for students of the N.E. region and also NEHU syllabus on Environment, this book is addressed to all Polytechnic students for Environmental education and culture. In simple and lucid style, the book introduces the basic concepts of environment, physical and human and explains its various... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The links between education and sustainable development are deepening, although subject to much controversy and debate. The success of the sustainability discourse depends both on the pedagogic and research functions of higher education. Similarly, for higher education itself to remain relevant and engaged it faces pressure not only to integrate the... more...
- SAGE India 2004; US$ 51.95
Designed as a basic text for foundation and undergraduate courses in Environmental Studies, this book introduces students to key scientific concepts related to environment and sustainable development. It provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental concerns and issues with special reference to the Indian context. The primary objective of... more...