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Promoting sustainable human development in engineering: assessment of online courses within continuing professional development strategies

Author
Pérez-Foguet, A.; Lazzarini, B.; Gine, R.; Velo, E.; Boni, A.; Sierra, M.; Zolezzi, G.; Trimingham, R.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of cleaner production
Date of publication
2018-01
Volume
172
First page
4286
Last page
4302
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.244 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/114311 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652617314130 Open in new window
Abstract
Higher Education Institutions play a critical role in societies transition towards sustainable development, educating future professionals and decision makers. In the last few decades, a number of technical universities have devoted major efforts to integrating sustainable development into engineering curricula. There is still, however, an increasing need to further transform learning and training environments and build capacity of educators and trainers on sustainable development issues.Against...
Citation
Pérez-Foguet, A., Lazzarini, B., Gine, R., Velo, E., Boni, A., Sierra, M., Zolezzi, G., Trimingham, R. Promoting sustainable human development in engineering: assessment of online courses within continuing professional development strategies. "Journal of cleaner production", Gener 2018, vol. 172, p. 4286-4302.
Keywords
Continuing professional development, Engineering, Global dimension, Sustainable human development
Group of research
EScGD - Engineering Sciences and Global Development

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