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Addressing the time lag dilemma in curriculum renewal towards engineering education for sustainable development

Desha, Cheryl; Hargroves, Karlson; Smith, Michael

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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the case for engineering departments to undertake rapid curriculum renewal (RCR) towards engineering education for sustainable development (EESD), to minimise the department's risk exposure to rapidly shifting industry requirements, government regulations and program accreditation. This paper then outlines a number of elements of RCR. Design/methodology/approach: This paper begins by proposing that Higher Education Institutions face a "time lag...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/58415
Source: International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1108/14676370910949356

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