ERIC Number: EJ930649
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
Sustainability and Student Research: Sowing Seeds for Another Tomorrow
Hart, Joy L.; Walker, Kandi L.; Burns, Barbara M.
Metropolitan Universities, v20 n4 p47-59 Jul 2010
Higher education can be a key leader in sustainability efforts, with issues cutting across all areas of functioning and extending into the community. This article examines educational change, which is particularly important because of its far-reaching effects. In particular, this article describes student-led sustainability research at the University of Louisville, demonstrating involvement and the ways that student work can make a real difference.
Descriptors: Student Research, Educational Change, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Student Participation, Learner Engagement, Program Descriptions, Community Study, Institutional Research, Research Projects, Energy Management, Environmental Education
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 815 West Michigan Street UC 3140E, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5164. Tel: 317-274-5036; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://muj.uc.iupui.edu/index.htm
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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