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- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD) are asserting their growing role in curricula around the world, yet how deeply embedded are they in the learning systems of the Pacific nations? Building on an earlier analysis in China and Taiwan, this volume expands its purview to examine the quality and extent of environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Now with new Introduction and additional new chapter. At a time when polls suggest that a majority of young British people believe that the future will offer a worse quality of life than the present, it is becoming imperative that children are introduced to principles of sustainability through the educational system from an early age, and that... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 36.46
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$ 16.08
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...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 39.00
Travel through time and enter the worlds of molecules and woolly mammoths through engaging stories that breathe life into the dry bones of geologic history. From plate tectonics and mineral cycles to metamorphosis and reproductive cycles, these stories, whether used for read-alouds or silent reading, make abstract scientific concepts concrete and palpable.... more...