Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education

2019 Edition
| Editors: Walter Leal Filho

Sustainability Dialogues in Higher Education Institutions (HEI)

  • Thomas Skou GrindstedEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11352-0_511


As a bystander from the discipline of geography, this entry sketches out the emergence of sustainable dialogue in higher education, an interdisciplinary episteme interrogating with a scholarly of though drawing from critical pedagogics among others (e.g., David Orr, Arjen Wals, Stephen Sterling). Sustainable Dialogue in Higher Education Institutions may be defined as an educational approach that aims develop interdiciplinary dialogue to form a knowledge base that adresses the multiplicity of sustianablity challenges as set out in the SDGs. “Sustainable Dialogue in Higher Education captures” a scholarly of didactics that emphasis learning as a process through which students enrich their individual ability to develop methods for knowledge production, rather than transferring knowledge to students themselves. Dialogue is the key of learning, and dialogue-based learning, therefore, is as much about the organizational form under which dialogue develops, as it is about the...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of People and TechnologyRoskilde UniversityRoskildeDenmark

Section editors and affiliations

  • Ulisses Azeiteiro
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AveiroAveiroPortugal