Management and Industrial Engineering

Curricula for Sustainability in Higher Education

Editors: Davim, J. Paulo (Ed.)

  • Presents research advances in the learning process
  • Proposes the appropriate curricula for sustainability in higher education
  • Includes a special chapter on greening pedagogical
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This books presents the curricula necessary for sustainability in higher education. It shows how the learning process is transforming in order to promote sustainability. It prepares administrators, teachers and students to diffuse the development in the field, showing a curricula based on three interconnected pillars: the environment, the economic and the social aspects. It contains 8 chapters introducing research advances in the field.

About the authors

J. Paulo Davim received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1997 from the University of Porto (FEUP), Full Habilitation from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and a D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with a MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. Recently, he has also interest in Management/Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability/Engineering Education.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Education for Sustainable Development and Its Role in the Promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals

    Garcia, Jéssica (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Explicit Economics: Addressing Conscious Consumption for Sustainability

    Venkatesan, Madhavi

    Pages 19-32

  • Greening Networks: Mapping Sustainability Beyond Institutional Boundaries

    Vellani, Fayyaz (et al.)

    Pages 33-47

  • Preschools Teachers’ Sustainable Competencies Within New Kosovo Curriculum Framework

    Beka, Arlinda

    Pages 49-59

  • Building Energy, Environment and Sustainability Linkages in Management Education in India—An Innovative Curriculum Based Approach

    Rao, Prakash (et al.)

    Pages 61-76

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-56505-7
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56504-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Curricula for Sustainability in Higher Education
Editors
  • J. Paulo Davim
Series Title
Management and Industrial Engineering
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-56505-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-56505-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-56504-0
Series ISSN
2365-0532
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 130
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 17 illustrations in colour
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