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Bridging engineering and sustainability through challenge driven education: a case study on InnoEnergy Masters of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

Author
Högfeldt, A.; Gemma Tejedor; Gumaelius, L.; Segalas, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
19th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production: Circular Europe for Sustainability: Design, Production and Consumption
Date of publication
2019
Presentation's date
2019-10
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 19th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP 2019) Institute for Sustainability Science and Technology, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, 15-18 October 2019: book of abstracts
First page
44
Last page
44
Abstract
Two contemporary academic movements can be argued to be important for the integration of more fieldpractice- and cross-disciplinary team-based learning experiences into the engineering education curriculum. Firstly, the growth of research in sustainability in combination with the need for change in engineering education, which is seen to evolve from environmental focus to the inclusion of social and transdisciplinary approaches. Secondly, the evolution of engineering education in general: from t...
Keywords
Challenge driven education, Engineering education, Knowledge triangle, Sustainable energy, Transnational education
Group of research
STH - Sustainability, Technology and Humanism

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