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Being scared is not enough! Motivators for education for sustainable development

Author
Mulder, K.; Ferrer, D.; Segalas, J.; Kordas, O.; Nikiforovich, E.; Pereverza, K.
Type of activity
Book chapter
Book
Sustainability assessment tools in higher education institutions : mapping trends and good practices around the world
First page
29
Last page
45
Publisher
Springer
Date of publication
2013
ISBN
978-3-319-02374-8 Open in new window
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02375-5_2 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/21148 Open in new window
URL
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-02375-5 Open in new window
Abstract
This chapter presents an overview of positive motivators for students, lecturers, and educational managers to prioritize Sustainable Development in education. Very often, we implicitly assume that students and colleagues should all be motivated by the great challenges that the world faces. And if they appear not to react sufficiently to these challenges, we sometimes tend to give these challenges an apocalyptic character. But is this the right motivator for students and colleagues to work on Sus...
Citation
Mulder, K. [et al.]. Being scared is not enough! Motivators for education for sustainable development. A: "Sustainability assessment tools in higher education institutions : mapping trends and good practices around the world". Springer International Publishing, 2013, p. 29-45.
Keywords
Engineering Education, Learning, Sustainability, Teaching
Group of research
STH - Sustainability, Technology and Humanism

Participants

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