Using Multiple Media and an Online Learning Environment to Capture Intersections between Education and Sustainability Worldwide
Aaron Doering, Charles Miller, Cassie Scharber, Jeni Henrickson, University of Minnesota, United States
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Victoria, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-03-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Education for Sustainable Development has increasingly taken on importance around the world over the past decade. The Earthducation project is examining intersections between education and sustainability in climate hotspots on all the continents, with four field expeditions completed to date. While in the field, the team is documenting local culture, environmental issues, and educational practices, and collecting video narratives from a diverse spectrum of people discussing individual and regional beliefs about the role of and intersections between education and sustainability. These media and data are being shared online while the team is in the field. In addition, the general public has been contributing their own perspectives on these issues via self-posted videos within an online EnviroNetwork. The video narratives gathered to date illustrate both how education can influence sustainability in different regions of the world, and the complexities that geographical location and cultur
Doering, A., Miller, C., Scharber, C. & Henrickson, J. (2013). Using Multiple Media and an Online Learning Environment to Capture Intersections between Education and Sustainability Worldwide. In J. Herrington, A. Couros & V. Irvine (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2013--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 1264-1272). Victoria, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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