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Beyond the fear of catastrophe! : motivating students and lecturers for education in sustainable development

Mulder, K.; Ferrer, D.; Segalas, J.; Kordas, O.; Nikiforovich, E.; Pereverza, K.
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Engineering Education for Sustainable Development 2013 : Re-thinking the engineer
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Engineering Education in Sustainable Development EESD 2013 : Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Engineering Education in Sustainable Development : Cambridge, UK, September 22-25 2013
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This paper reflects upon using motivators for introducing SD in the lecture rooms as well as in our institutions in a more general sense. A strong motivator for SD in general is the fear for global catastrophe. We argue here that fear for global catastrophe is not enough to keep people motivated. More positive motivators are needed. Students and colleagues are supposed to be motivated by the great challenges that the world faces today. But in general, threats are not motivating if the threats ha...
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STH - Sostenibilitat, Tecnologia i Humanisme


  • Mulder, Karel F.  (autor ponent)
  • Ferrer Balas, Didac  (autor ponent)
  • Segalas Coral, Jordi  (autor ponent)
  • Kordas, Olga  (autor ponent)
  • Nikiforovich, Eugene  (autor ponent)
  • Pereverza, Kateryna  (autor ponent)