Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development

Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development

Release Date: August, 2023|Copyright: © 2023 |Pages: 373
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-9099-0
ISBN13: 9781668490990|ISBN10: 1668490994|EISBN13: 9781668491003
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Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development, led by experienced editor Jared Keengwe, is a must-read for academic scholars concerned about the impact of climate change and want to foster sustainable development. The book highlights the importance of climate change education in equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes needed to confront the impact of climate change. It also identifies the challenges in realizing the anticipated objectives, including limited understanding of the weather change phenomenon, less effective pedagogical approaches, and weak partnerships among critical stakeholders.

The book covers various topics such as teaching principles, pedagogical perspectives, theoretical foundations and alignment, professional orientation, pedagogical strategies, learner support, contextual issues, and reflective practice considerations. It is intended for climate change analysts, policy makers, curriculum designers, faculty, educators, and other stakeholders interested in averting the impact of climate change and fostering sustainable development. With its comprehensive coverage and the editor's expertise, Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development is the perfect resource for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of climate change education and its role in sustainable development.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Action Research and Reflective Practice Considerations
  • Climate Change Education
  • Considerations for Customized Learner Support
  • Contextual Issues
  • Educators' Professional Orientation and Classroom Involvement
  • Pedagogical Perspectives
  • Pedagogical Strategies
  • Principles of Teaching
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theoretical Foundations and Alignment of Teaching And Learning
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Jared Sagini Keengwe is a Professor at the University of North Dakota (UND) and serves as the Director of the Undergraduate Elementary Education program. He is the editor-in-chief of two IGI Global Book Series: Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) and Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE). Prof. Keengwe has published several books and manuscripts in refereed journals. His work was honored with the UND Foundation/McDermott Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. He was a recipient of the North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of significant contributions in teaching, research, and service. At the national level, Prof. Keengwe was a recipient of the International Institute of Education Fellowship under the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) – a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. The program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY).

Benard Omenge Nyatuka is an Associate Professor and Dean, School of Education and Human Resource Development, Kisii University, Kenya. He obtained Doctorate in Comparative Education (University of South Africa, 2015), M.Ed and B.Ed degrees from Egerton (2008) and Kenyatta (1997) Universities in Kenya, respectively. Previously, he was a lecturer at Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology, and served at the Ministry of Education as a Senior Quality Assurance and Standards Officer in Kenya. He has a decade of teaching experience in Geography and Mathematics at the secondary school cycle of education. Furthermore, he has authored several articles in peer reviewed journals and similar publication platforms, as well as chapters in scholarly books in the fields of education and development. Courtesy of UNICEF, he served as the technical advisor in the development of community service learning guidelines and materials at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development to facilitate implementation of Competency-Based Education in the country between 2021 and 2022. His research interests include Comparative and International Education, ethics in higher education, global citizenship education, school-family-community partnerships, as well as education for sustainable development.

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