Journal article

Evaluation of a tertiary sustainability experiential learning program

Geoffrey R Browne, Helena Bender, James Bradley, Alexis Pang

International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education | Emerald | Published : 2020

Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to describe the development, promotion and evaluation of sustainability learning experience database (SLED), a university-curated database of sustainability experiences to augment formal student learning. Its purpose was to encourage students to participate in experiential learning, to facilitate students’ critical appraisal of programs ostensibly designed to create sustainability and to, thus, develop students’ sustainability self-efficacy and employability. Design/methodology/approach: In total, 55 sustainability experiences were curated and placed into the SLED database, which was promoted to students in nine subjects. Supporting materials designed to assist cri..

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