Teaching and Learning Practices That Promote Sustainable Development and Active Citizenship

Teaching and Learning Practices That Promote Sustainable Development and Active Citizenship

Sandra Saúde (Polytechnic Institute of Beja, Portugal), Maria Albertina Raposo (Polytechnic Institute of Beja, Portugal), Nuno Pereira (Polytechnic Institute of Beja, Portugal) and Ana Isabel Rodrigues (Polytechnic Institute of Beja, Portugal)
Projected Release Date: October, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781799844020|ISBN10: 1799844021|EISBN13: 9781799844037|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4402-0

Description

The profound changes that we are experiencing at the political, environmental, economic, social, and cultural levels of our “postmodern” society pose immense challenges to education. In order to empower students to analyze, reflect, and take action for a sustainable world, the learning and educational process must be experienced in the context of citizenship; that is, it must be designed, planned, and implemented having global sustainability as a framework, thus developing societal awareness, values, and principles.

Teaching and Learning Practices That Promote Sustainable Development and Active Citizenship is an essential research book that provides comprehensive research on education as a fundamental factor in empowering citizens to understand and act on the multiple risks and challenges to the sustainability of our society and world. Highlighting a range of topics such as ecotourism, civic education, and STEM education, this book is ideal for academicians, education professionals, researchers, policymakers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Citizenship
  • Civic Education
  • Drone Technology
  • Ecotourism
  • Geographic Education
  • Governance
  • Postgraduate Education
  • Science Teaching
  • STEM Education
  • Transversality

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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