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Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development

Edited by: Matthias Barth , Gerd Michelsen , Marco Rieckmann , Ian Thomas

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415727303
eBook ISBN: 9781315852249
Adobe ISBN: 9781317918110

10.4324/9781315852249
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The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides a unique resource for researchers engaged in the field of higher education for sustainable development by connecting theoretical aspects of the range of relevant methodologies, showing the interdisciplinary aspects of the research field and illustrating the breadth of research directions.

With a team of international authors from leading universities in research and teaching in higher education for sustainable development this Handbook brings together a broad range of research approaches and shows how these approaches are reflected in the research practice in higher education for sustainable development. Key topics include:

  • Research Paradigms and Methodologies
  • Ongoing and Future Directions of Research
  • Meta-Analysis and Reviews
  • Policy and Politics
  • Challenges for Implementation
  • Action Research and Transdisciplinary Perspective
  • Gender, Diversity and Post-Colonial Perspectives
  • Operationalising Competencies
  • Outcome-Oriented Research
  • Curriculum Change
  • Organisational Change and Organisational Learning
  • Community and Partnerships
  • University Appraisal Systems and Indicators
  • Evaluation Approaches
  • Engaging Academic Teachers
  • Good Practice Learning and Teaching
  • Transformative Leadership and Change Strategies

This Handbook is an invaluable research and teaching tool for all those working in higher education for sustainable development.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Education for Sustainable Development and Sustainability Science Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Learning for Walking the Change Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Policy, Politics and Polity in Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Challenges for Implementation of Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education Institutions Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Liturgy and Glass Ceiling in the Process of Strengthening the Sustainability in Institutions of Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Understanding Approaches to ESD Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  7:  State of the Art in Research on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Ongoing and Future Directions of Research on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Case Study Research on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Synthesis of Research in Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Changing from Within Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Gender and Diversity in Research on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Postcolonial Perspectives in Research on Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  14:  A Review of Three Generations of Critical Theory Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Evaluation and Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Operationalising Competencies in Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Individual Change Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Student Engagement and Leadership in Higher Education for Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Towards a Scholarship of Curriculum Change Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Organisational Change and Organisational Learning for Promoting Higher Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Higher Education for Sustainable Development in the Community and Through Partnerships Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Sustainability Assessment in Higher Education Institutions Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Sustainable Behaviour in Higher Education Institutions Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Education for Sustainable Development and Curricular Greening of Undergraduate Courses Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Social Representation of Sustainable Development Models in Students at a Mexican Public University Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Research Process of Understanding Biographical Learning Processes of Sustainability Entrepreneurs Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Academics’ Opinions and Practices of Education for Sustainable Development Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Students’ Competency Development in the Context of Self-Organised and Project-Oriented Sustainability Seminars Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Towards Critique Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Competencies for Sustainability in the Curricula of all New Degrees from the University of Valencia (Spain) Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Implementing Education for Sustainability in Higher Education Through Student-Centred Pedagogies Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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