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Climate Literacy and Innovations in Climate Change Education


Climate Literacy and Innovations in Climate Change Education

Distance Learning for Sustainable Development
Climate Change Management

von: Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Walter Leal Filho, Luísa Aires

107,09 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 13.01.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9783319701998
Sprache: englisch

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This book addresses the links between climate change and the threats it poses to sustainable development, from a distance education perspective. Discussing current trends and challenges in sustainable development education, climate literacy and innovations in climate change education, it contributes to the global debate on the implementation of education for sustainability. It also assesses the role that e-learning can play in this process, addressing pedagogical concepts as well as the wide range of technological options now available.
Education for sustainability: Integrating Climate Change and Energy into Lifelong Learning Initiatives for Small Island Developing States.- Distance learning will enable climate refugees to avoid falling into the social risk trap.- Leaving No-one Behind: Improving Climate Change and Entrepreneurship Education in Sub-Saharan Africa through E-Learning and Innovative Governance Systems.- E-learning as tool to feed the world.- Online communities of practice empowering members to realize climate-smart agriculture in developing countries.
Ulisses M Azeiteiro is a Senior Professor and Coordinator of the Climate Change and Biodiversity Assets Unit from the Biology Department and Integrated Member/Senior Researcher of the Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at University of Aveiro in Portugal. His main interests are the impacts of climate change in the marine environment (biology and ecology of global change) and adaptation to climate change in the context of sustainable development (social and environmental sustainability and climate change). Professor Azeiteiro has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 200 publications, including books (> 20), book chapters (> 50), special issues of scientific journals and papers in refereed journals (> 75 ISI and > 50 peer reviewed). Walter Leal Filho (BSc, PhD, DSc, DPhil, DEd, DL, DLitt) is a Senior Professor and Head of the Research and Transfer Centre "Applications of Life Sciences" at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and Chair of Environment and Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is the initiator of the Word Sustainable Development Symposia (WSSD-U) series, and chairs the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme. Professor Leal Filho has written, co-written, edited or co-edited more than 300 publications, including books, book chapters and papers in refereed journals. Luísa Aires is Associate Professor at the Department of Education and Distance Learning of Universidade Aberta (UAb) (the single public distance education university in Portugal). She holds a Master’s and a PhD in Education Sciences and her research interests focus on educational communication, interpersonal relationships in e-learning and qualitative methodologies in educational research.
This book addresses the links between climate change and the threats it poses to sustainable development, from a distance education perspective. Discussing current trends and challenges in sustainable development education, climate literacy and innovations in climate change education, it contributes to the global debate on the implementation of education for sustainability. It also assesses the role that e-learning can play in this process, addressing pedagogical concepts as well as the wide range of technological options now available.
Explores links between climate change, climate-related threats to sustainable development and distance education Provides an interdisciplinary approach to online teaching for climate change mitigation issues Promotes theoretical frameworks, methodologies, and practices reconciling sociocultural challenges with distance educational movements

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