This topical volume contextualizes the heightened interest in sustainable education across the globe and will be of interest to researchers, university leaders, and students interested in a sustainable future for universities and society as a whole.
This book explores the theoretical underpinnings and interventions of CSR practised by universities across the globe and the role their leadership plays in promoting this. It provides international examples from the US, Africa, Europe and Asia, with implications and insights for university leadership, staff, and students.
The modern notion of humanism centres on the core qualities in all humans: agency, dignity, and development; primarily concerned with addressing contemporary human needs, concerns and problems. This book has an interdisciplinary focus on the development of human capacity at all levels, with the view that higher education is well suited for all.
This book covers teaching cultural competence in colleges and universities across the United States, providing a comprehensive reference for instructors, researchers, and other stakeholders who are looking for material that will assist them in working to prepare students to become culturally competent.
Traditional roles of higher education are giving way to academic partnership, research and open resources. Libraries play a key role to serve as a gateway to information and to promote intellectual discovery among students. This book explores the relevant issues and strategies library science partnerships initiate with stakeholders in the field.
By highlighting the use of emerging technologies in pedagogy and drawing on real-life case studies, the authors in this volume address the ongoing debate that technology brings a positive effect on education and beyond. They demonstrate how technology continues to fulfil the challenges of creating a more democratic educational environment.
This book provides empirical evidence on how universities have considered social responsibilities as their prime focus, and engaged with civil society to enhance their values. Case studies from Indonesia to the United Kingdom enrich the book through experience, interventions and narratives.
Educational pedagogy refers to student-centered learning that provides meaningful engagement to directly enhance critical thinking and creativity. This edited collection equips readers to understand and implement impactful creative teaching and learning methods designed to act as a catalyst to improve the learning experiences of students.
Exploring the important role of education in both pursuing and implementing sustainable development, this timely Handbook highlights how teaching methods at schools and universities can impact the future. It looks at ways not only to inform students about matters related to sustainable development, but also to empower them to adopt behaviours and actions that lead to more sustainable lifestyles.
Including case studies from Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan and Hungary, the authors in this edited collection examine the role of racial and gender biases, paired against rights and responsibilities, to highlight the drivers of restrictions on academic freedom against a backdrop of globalisation.
As the role and practices of the academic library are evolving, so too is the relationship between the library and other areas of the university. This volume explores the library’s relationship with students, including the library-based learner, creating engaging classroom experiences, the library as an extension of the classroom, and more.
The book contributes to an understanding of an educational shift prevalent in our society toward creating humanizing conditions though pedagogy, that will seek co-existence within the lines of policy while influencing system-wide change.