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Climate Change Management

Climate Literacy and Innovations in Climate Change Education

Distance Learning for Sustainable Development

Editors: Azeiteiro, Ulisses M., Leal Filho, Walter, Aires, Luisa (Eds.)

  • Explores links between climate change, climate-related threats to sustainable development and distance education
     
    Provides an interdisciplinary approach to online teaching for climate change mitigation issues
     
    Promotes theoretical frameworks, methodologies, and practices reconciling sociocultural challenges with distance educational movements

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  • Due: February 19, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70199-8
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  • Due: January 22, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70198-1
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About this book

This book addresses the links between climate change and the threats it poses to sustainable development, from a distance education perspective. Discussing current trends and challenges in sustainable development education, climate literacy and innovations in climate change education, it contributes to the global debate on the implementation of education for sustainability. It also assesses the role that e-learning can play in this process, addressing pedagogical concepts as well as the wide range of technological options now available.

About the authors

Ulisses M Azeiteiro is a Senior Professor and Coordinator of the Climate Change and Biodiversity Assets Unit from the Biology Department and Integrated Member/Senior Researcher of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro in Portugal. 
His main interests are the impacts of climate change in the marine environment (biology and ecology of global change) and adaptation to climate change in the context of sustainable development (social and environmental sustainability and climate change). Professor Azeiteiro has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 200 publications, including books (> 20), book chapters (> 50), special issues of scientific journals and papers in refereed journals (> 75 ISI and > 50 peer reviewed).

 Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DEd, DL, DLitt) is a Senior Professor and Head of the Research and Transfer Centre "Applications of Life Sciences" at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and Chair of Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the initiator of the Word Sustainable Development Symposia (WSSD-U) series, and chairs the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme. Professor Leal Filho has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 300 publications, including books, book chapters and papers in refereed journals.

Luísa Aires is Associate Professor at the Department of Education and Distance Learning of Universidade Aberta (UAb) (the single public distance education university in Portugal). She holds a Master’s and a PhD in Education Sciences and her research interests focus on educational communication, interpersonal relationships in e-learning and qualitative methodologies in educational research.

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eBook $89.00
price for USA (gross)
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: February 19, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70199-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $119.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: January 22, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70198-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Climate Literacy and Innovations in Climate Change Education
Book Subtitle
Distance Learning for Sustainable Development
Editors
  • Ulisses M. Azeiteiro
  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Luisa Aires
Series Title
Climate Change Management
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-70199-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-70199-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-70198-1
Series ISSN
1610-2010
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 388
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
Topics