Education For A Sustainable Future: A Paradigm Of Hope For The 21st Century

Paperback | June 30, 2000

EditorKeith A. Wheeler, Anne Perraca Bijur

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This book illustrates how sustainability, information technologies, and envisioning the future can be effectively woven into an integrated educational experience. By understanding what it takes to build a sustainable community, students will develop the skills needed to engage successfully in a sustainable society. Using the real world as their classroom, they will participate in gathering and analyzing data, clarifying values, listening, speaking, thinking creatively, and making decisions about their community.

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This book illustrates how sustainability, information technologies, and envisioning the future can be effectively woven into an integrated educational experience. By understanding what it takes to build a sustainable community, students will develop the skills needed to engage successfully in a sustainable society. Using the real world...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:June 30, 2000Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306464209

ISBN - 13:9780306464201

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Table of Contents

Contributors. Forward. Preface. 1. Introduction; K. Wheeler. 2. Education for Sustainability and Environmental Education; M. Paden. 3. Global Change Education; L. Mortenson. 4. Education for a Sustainable Future; J. Byrne. 5. Educating Sustainability in American High Schools; M. Dimaggio. 6. The Role of Higher Education in Sustainable Development Education; B. Smith. 7. Teacher Education for Sustainability; J. Fien, R. Maclean. 8. Education for Understanding Science and the Earth System for Long-Term Sustainability; M.P. Morse. 9. The Role of IUCN in Shaping Education for Sustainability; F. Heselink. 10. Exploring Sustainable Communities; M. Paden. 11. Facilitating Education for Sustainable Development; J. Perras. 12. Democracy and Education; R. Benjamin, S. Hanes. 13. Learning Communities; J. MacGregor. 14. Sustainable Development: Visioning and Planning; A. Sandler. 15. Understanding Sustrainable Communities; L. Peterson.16. General Motors' Role in Education for Sustainability; L. Wingerter. 17. Partnerships for Progress: A Case Study from S.C. Johnson; C. Georgeson. 18. Security and Sustainability; M. Schneider. 19. Index.