147 practical tips for teaching sustainability : connecting the environment, the economy, and society

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  • Creator by William M. Timpson ... [and others]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Madison, Wis. : Atwood Pub., [2006] ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 122 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781891859601, 1891859609
  • OCLC ocm65201199

Summary

  • "Exploring ideas about sustainability is appropriate for all disciplines, plus community groups, business and industry. The diverse backgrounds of the authors of this volume demonstrate exciting situations in which sustainability is critical."-back cover.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-119) and index.

Contents

  • Defining sustainability -- Historical perspectives -- Systems, synergy, and visions -- Economics and consumption -- Design, nature, and buildings -- Ethics, values, and the sacred -- Personal responsibility and empowerment -- Plan ahead -- Approaches and assessments -- Learning through experience -- The positive learning climate -- Awareness and consciousness expansion -- Effective communication -- Cooperation and collaboration -- Community and a sense of place -- Critical and creative thinking -- Supporting change
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