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Improving engineering educators’ sustainability competencies by using competency maps: The EDINSOST project

Author
Sánchez, F.; Segalas, J.; Vidal, E.; Martin, C.; Climent, J.; Lopez, D.; Cabre, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
International journal of engineering education
Date of publication
2018
Volume
34
Number
5
First page
1527
Last page
1537
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/121887 Open in new window
URL
https://www.ijee.ie/contents/c340518.html Open in new window
Abstract
EDINSOST is a project aimed at tackling the challenges facing society. It is funded by the Spanish R&D+i Program. The objective of the project is to establish a framework to facilitate the training of graduates capable of leading the resolution of challenges in our society through the integration of sustainability training in the Spanish University System. For the training of graduates, it is essential to train teachers beforehand, since most of them do not possess competencies in sustainability...
Citation
Sánchez, F., Segalàs, J., Vidal, E., Martín, C., Climent, J., López, D., Cabré, J. Improving engineering educators’ sustainability competencies by using competency maps: The EDINSOST project. "International journal of engineering education", 2018, vol. 34, núm. 5, p. 1527-1537.
Keywords
Education for sustainable development, Faculty training, Teachers training, Sustainability competency map, Sustainability in higher education, Training and assessment of educators
Group of research
BCN SEER - Barcelona Science and Engineering Education Research Group
PERC-UPC - Power Electronics Research Centre
STH - Sustainability, Technology and Humanism
TALP - Centre for Language and Speech Technologies and Applications
VIS - Artificial Vision and Intelligent Systems