Teaching against the grain: multi‐disciplinary teamwork effectively delivers a successful undergraduate unit in sustainable development

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dc.contributor.author Hoare, A en
dc.contributor.author Cornell, S en
dc.contributor.author Bertram, C en
dc.contributor.author Gallagher, K en
dc.contributor.author Heslop, S en
dc.contributor.author Lieven, N en
dc.contributor.author MacLeod, C en
dc.contributor.author Morgan, John en
dc.contributor.author Pickering, A en
dc.contributor.author Wells, S en
dc.contributor.author Willmore, C en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-27T08:05:08Z en
dc.date.issued 2008 en
dc.identifier.citation Environmental Education Research 14(4):469-481 2008 en
dc.identifier.issn 1350-4622 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/18479 en
dc.description.abstract A team‐taught interdisciplinary undergraduate unit in Sustainable Development has been developed and run over the past two years at the University of Bristol. This has been a unique initiative for this university to take. As in most other research‐intensive higher education institutions, teaching generally follows rather traditional disciplinary conventions, operating within departmental bounds. The initiative was unusual – and indeed ambitious – enough to gain the Higher Education Environmental Performance Improvement (HEEPI) Green Gown Award in teaching for 2007 (HEEPI is a project supported by the Higher Education Founding Council for England; http://www.heepi.org.uk/green_gown_awards.htm). There are both challenges and pleasures in designing and delivering a team‐taught unit in a traditional university setting. This experience is outlined and evaluated here, giving consideration to both the practical and the more fundamentally philosophical issues encountered in the process. en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Environmental Education Research en
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dc.title Teaching against the grain: multi‐disciplinary teamwork effectively delivers a successful undergraduate unit in sustainable development en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/13504620802278811 en
pubs.issue 4 en
pubs.begin-page 469 en
pubs.volume 14 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Routledge en
pubs.end-page 481 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 347351 en
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work en
pubs.org-id Critical Studies in Education en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2012-05-14 en


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