The Relevance of Transdisciplinary Teaching and Learning for the Successful Integration of Sustainability Issues into Higher Education Development

  • Johannes MerckEmail author
  • Marina Beermann
Part of the World Sustainability Series book series (WSUSE)


The idea of transdisciplinary research is understood as a promising teaching method in the context of sustainability. Against the background of motivational research it will be argued that transdisciplinary teaching can act as a relevant motivational element for the sustainability learning processes.


Transdisciplinary teaching Higher education Sustainability issues Motivational research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Otto Group (VV-CR)Otto GmbH & Co KGHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Systain Consulting GmbHHamburgGermany

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