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Hanning, Andreas; Abelsson, Anna Priem; Lundqvist, Ulrika; Svanstrom, Magdalena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The aim of this study is to contribute to the quality improvement and long-term strategic development of education for sustainable development (ESD) in engineering education curricula. Design/methodology/approach: The content in 70 courses in environment and SD were characterized and quantified using course document text analysis.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Industry, Focus Groups, Alumni
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Svanstrom, Magdalena; Palme, Ulrika; Wedel, Maria Knutson; Carlson, Ola; Nystrom, Thomas; Eden, Michael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on methods developed, within a three-year Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) project at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, to achieve a higher degree of embedding of ESD in engineering programmes. The major emphasis is on methods used, results achieved and lessons…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Academic Achievement, Learning Processes, Engineering
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Holmberg, John; Lundqvist, Ulrika; Svanstrom, Magdalena; Arehag, Marie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the strategy used for achieving change towards sustainability at Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers). Examples of how this strategy has been used are described and discussed, and exemplified with different lines of activities in a project on Education for Sustainable Development, the ESD…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Administrative Organization, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods