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dc.contributor.authorHowes, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.editorWalter Leal FilhoJudy RogersUsha Iyer-Ranigaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-29T13:10:40Z
dc.date.available2019-05-29T13:10:40Z
dc.date.issued2018en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9783319732923en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-319-73293-0_5en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/382115
dc.description.abstractIn 1992 the governments of the world committed themselves to pursue sustainable development at the Rio Earth Summit and education was promoted as playing a key role. The commitment was reaffirmed at subsequent summits culminating with the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 which included a specific goal on education. This paper examines how strategic changes can integrate the idea of sustainability into a range of programs at universities. A specific case study is used based on a first year course in environmental sustainability that the author convenes for a large and diverse group of undergraduate students from across all areas of the university. It is argued that in their future professional life, graduates have the potential to be agents of change by helping to transform the state, the private sector, and the community. This analysis is undertaken using the theoretical framework of ecological modernisation that underpins the idea of sustainability, offers a strategic pathway to transform public-private-community interactions, and approaches sustainability as a design challenge. The somewhat ambitious goal is to synthesise the empirical evidence, the practical experience, and theoretical framework into a coherent whole.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherSpringer International Publishing AGen_US
dc.publisher.placeSwitzerlanden_US
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleSustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Regionen_US
dc.relation.ispartofchapter5en_US
dc.relation.ispartofchapternumbers31en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom95en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto106en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental Education and Extensionen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLand Use and Environmental Planningen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode050203en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode120504en_US
dc.titleDeveloping Undergraduate Foundation Courses in Sustainabilityen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Chaptersen_US
dc.type.codeB - Book Chaptersen_US
dc.description.versionPost-printen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, School of Environment and Scienceen_US
gro.rights.copyright© 2018 Springer. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. It is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the publisher’s website for further information.en_US
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gro.griffith.authorHowes, Michael J.


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