Book details

Publication date: December 2022
Features: Foreword
Keywords: Policy; advocacy; environment; sustainability; climate change; conservation; ecology; innovation; pedagogy; curriculum; Canada; United States; science; social science; higher education; universities; college; social justice; leadership
Subject(s): EDUCATION / Higher, EDUCATION / Research, SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change, SCIENCE / Environmental Science, Sustainability, Climate change, Education / Sustainability / Environment, Policy; advocacy; environment; sustainability; climate change; conservation; ecology; innovation; pedagogy; curriculum; Canada; United States; science; social science; higher education; universities; college; social justice; leadership
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Naomi Krogman. Naomi Krogman is Dean of the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University.

Apryl Bergstrom. Apryl Bergstrom is a Sessional Instructor and Academic Sustainability Coordinator for the Sustainability Council at the University of Alberta.

Thomas E. Lovejoy.

“The Future of Sustainability Education at North American Universities describes the scope and significance of sustainability programming and investigates challenges and opportunities for change. The diversity of views present rich descriptions of how we should commit to addressing sustainability issues more comprehensively, both within educational settings and beyond.” Ingrid Leman Stefanovic, Professor Emerita, University of Toronto

Foreword / Thomas E. Lovejoy
Preface
Introduction / Naomi Krogman

1 Charting the Landscape 1
An Overview of Sustainability Education in Canadian and US Higher Education / Apryl Bergstrom

I | Administrator Point of View
2 Sustainability Thinking: A View from the “Dark Side” / Roger Epp
3 Sustainability Scholarship and Education: Opportunities and Strategies for Success / Christopher G. Boone
4 How Trends in Public Higher Education Can Support Sustainability Education and Research / Robert H. Jones

II | Skill Sets or Research Capabilities Needed for Sustainability Education
5 Sustainability Education at US and Canadian Tribal Colleges: Its Goals and Implementations, and the Role of Mathematics / Robert E. Megginson
6 Innovation: Connecting Markets and Money / Vicky J. Sharpe
7 Sustainability and Decision / Thomas Dietz

III | Focusing Sustainability Education on Problem-Based Learning
8 Overcoming the Terrors of the Either/Or / Ann Dale
9 Sustainability Education: A Dance Between Knowledge and Experience / Shirley M. Malcom

IV | Cultivating Civic-Mindedness, Deliberative Dialogue, and Pathways toward the Public Good
10 Cultivating Courage in an Increasingly Complex, Divided World / Toddi A. Steelman
11 Education for Regeneration / Patricia E. (Ellie) Perkins

V | Unique Perspectives from Professor and Student
12 Education for Sustainability: An Ecological Citizenship Approach in a Neoliberal Age / Allison F.W. Goebel
13 Sustainability Pedagogy: Keeping Up with Millennials and Generation Z / Kourosh Houshmand

Conclusion / Naomi Krogman

Contributors
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