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Noonan, Donna; Thomas, Ian – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
The greening of universities has been on the international agenda for at least a decade. While there has been considerable activity at some universities overseas, progress in Australian universities has been less easily identifiable. Also, the term "greening" has often been taken to apply to the operations of a university, whereas the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Curriculum Development, Sustainable Development
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Dyer, Ken; Gunnell, Pam – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Proposes that the anthropocentric, or human centered, and biocentric, or non-human centered, views of the environment are not dichotomous but rather lie on a continuum. Discusses the continuum in practice and presents a table representing the spectrum of human views of nature. (MDH)
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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White, Lesley – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
This paper explains the origin of the University of West Sidney's Bachelor of Applied Science in Social Ecology degree, and describes underlying philosophical framework, the major course organizing principles, and the proposed structure of the course. Highlights the problematic nature of setting up a dialectical, nondisciplinary-based program.…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Course Descriptions, Ecology, Educational Principles