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Campus greening from social sciences: emerging formulas on social responsibility and teaching innovation

  • University of A Coruña (a Coruña)

Purpose This paper aims to show how the Green Campus Program has been implemented at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of A Coruña (Spain). It describes the criteria ...

Institute at Brown for Environment & Society

  • Brown University (RI)

The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society tackles urgent environmental challenges by harnessing academic excellence from many disciplines; climatology and sociology, ecology and international relations; finance and artistic expression ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute

  • Northeastern University (MA)

The Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI) is an interdisciplinary research center that produces publications and trains graduate and post-doc students to build connections between environmental health disciplines like ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Community Development, BA

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

Community development is a multi-disciplinary field based in the social sciences. In UMass Boston's Community Development program students can customize their focus of study drawing on a breadth of ...

  • Posted July 10, 2020
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Student representations and conceptions of ecological versus social sciences in a conservation course

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

There is consensus among scientists that it is important that students understand the nature of science (NOS) and are competent in using primary literature to support understanding of complicated environmental ...

Higher education, norm development, and environmental protection

  • University of Gothenburg
  • Luleå University of Technology

There is a debate on whether higher education in the social sciences generates stronger democratic and environmental norms among students. In our study, we focus on students’ perceptions about legitimate ...

  • Posted March 5, 2020
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Global Citizenship Certificate

  • Florida State University (FL)

The Center for Global Engagement Global Citizenship Certificate prepares students to be global citizens regardless of their major. Students take four courses in diversity, politics and religion, global social and ...

  • Posted Sept. 5, 2019
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Environment and Society Minor

  • Syracuse University (NY)

The Environment and Society (E&S) minor examines the social dimensions of environmental issues and sustainability. Through a range of interdisciplinary course offerings, it seeks to foster environmental literacy and citizenship ...

  • Posted May 5, 2019
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A critical realist inquiry in conducting interdisciplinary research: an analysis of LUCID examples

  • Lund University

In recent years, a strong natural science hegemony has predominantly framed our understanding of sustainability challenges and, as a result, the production of solution strategies. In countering this, some academic ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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How Does Adding an Emphasis on Socioscientific Issues Influence Student Attitudes about Science, Its Relevance, and Their Interpretations of Sustainability?

  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

A general consensus exists among the leaders of both developed and developing nations that their citizens should be scientifically literate. Therefore, it is important for educational systems to provide students ...