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Problem-Based and Project-Based Learning for Sustainable Development

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Abstract

Universities hold a crucial responsibility and role to contribute to sustainable development, alson in their education task. The concept of competencies for sustainable development and the idea of using real-world sustainability issues in education are promising approaches to transform sustainability programmes at universities into student-centered learning environments. Especially the educational formats of problem-based learning and project-baed learning foster such a process of educational innovation towards student-centered learning. Moreoever, hybrid forms of problem-based and project-based learning offer added value, but challenges for PPBl courses in sustainability remain salient.

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  • competencies, real-woeld problems, student-centered learning, problem-based and project-based learning
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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainability Science
Subtitle of host publicationAn Introduction
EditorsHarald Heinrichs, Pim Martens, Gerd Michelsen, Arnim Wiek
PublisherSpringer
Pages349-358
Publication statusPublished - 2016