E-Learning and Education for Sustainability by Ulisses Miranda AzeiteiroE-Learning and Education for Sustainability by Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro

E-Learning and Education for Sustainability

EditorUlisses Miranda Azeiteiro, Walter Leal Filho, Sandra S. Caeiro

Hardcover | December 15, 2014

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This book discusses the use of e-learning in the progresses towards Sustainable Development (SD) or Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). Almost three decades after the concept of sustainable development appeared, 2014 is the year where historical goals should be reached, since it is the last year of the United Nations Decade on ESD. Within this decade, research, projects and educational initiatives were developed and deliverables were achieved. Using e-learning is becoming widely accepted in formal and non-formal education proving to have the potential to be effective in expanding Education for Sustainability (EfS). Lifelong learning, adults’ education and the huge increase in the use of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) lead to e-learning’s significant role within the learning and education processes.
Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro studied at the University of Aveiro and holds a PhD in Ecology from the University of Coimbra (both Portugal). He received his Aggregation in Biology at the Universidade Aberta (Portugal). Walter Leal Filho is a trained biologist. He holds a PhD and a D.Sc. in environmental technology, plus honorary doctorates...
Title:E-Learning and Education for SustainabilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.45 × 6.69 × 0.98 inPublished:December 15, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631626932

ISBN - 13:9783631626931

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Table of Contents

Contents: Anne Sibbel: An experience in developing and implementing blended learning for sustainability – Joop de Kraker/Ron Cörvers/Angelique Lansu: E-learning for sustainable development: linking virtual mobility and transboundary competence development – Ana Paula Martinho/Sandra Caeiro/Fernando Caetano/Ulisses M. Azeiteiro/Paula Bacelar-Nicolau: Training and Employability, Competences from an e-learning undergraduate programme in Environmental Sciences – Francisca Pérez Salgado/Gordon Wilson/Marcel van der Klink: Transforming academic knowledge and the concept of Lived Experience: Intervention Competence in an international e-learning programme – Daniel Otto: Let's Play! Using simulation games as a sustainable way to enhance students’ motivation and collaboration in Open and Distance Learning – Anthony Halog/Gary Dishman: Developing E-Learning Materials for Teaching Industrial Ecology and Environmental Sustainability – Sally Caird/Andy Lane/Ed Swithenby: Greening Higher Education qualification programmes with online learning – Joop de Kraker/Ron Cörvers: European Virtual Seminar on Sustainable Development: international, multi-disciplinary learning in an online social network – Mª Carmen Ortega-Navas/Rocío Muñoz-Mansilla/Fernando Latorre/Rosa María Martín-Aranda: Electronic logistics for a sustainable distance education: the new UNED on-site virtualization of evaluation procedure documents – Leanna Archambault/Annie Warren: Leveraging E-learning to Prepare Future Educators to Teach Sustainability Topics – Dzintra Iliško/Svetlana Ignatjeva: The use of information and communication technologies by secondary school teachers for developing a more sustainable pedagogy in Latvia – Rudi W. Pretorius: A critical narrative of e-learning spaces for sustainable development in the Global South – J. Manyitabot Takang/Christine N. Bukania: Cotonou 2012 and Beyond - An Assessment of E-learning for Sustainability in sub-Sahara Africa – Prakash Rao/Yogesh Patil/Manisha Ketkar/Viraja Bhat/Shilpa Kulkarni: Sustainability in an educational institution: analysing the transition to paperless e-processes, an Indian case – Amelia Clarke: Building an Online Master's Program for Deep Learning in Sustainability – Juan A. de la Fuente/Vicente J. Subiela/Baltasar Peñate: First Online Course on Desalination by Renewable Energies, Lessons Learnt – Luisa Aires/Paulo Dias/José Azevedo/M. Ángeles Rebollo/Rafael García-Pérez: Education, Digital Inclusion and Sustainable Online Communities – Walter Leal Filho: E-learning for sustainable development: the way ahead.

Editorial Reviews

«This collection of essays is exceptionally well organised, from conceptual overviews of e-learning and its potential in sustainability education to its implementation from the classroom level to the national level, coming full-circle back to the conceptual once again in the final chapters.»
(Michael McVey, International Review of Education 62/1 2016)