Course contents *
The aim of the course is to give the teachers tools to, based on their own subject area, integrate ideas and issues around sustainable development.
What is sustainable development?
Identify aspects of sustainability in their subject development and how these are related to the subject area
Integrate questions on technical, social and ethical aspects of sustainable development in the teaching and how these relate to one another
Create and maintain learning tools for integration of sustainable development in their teaching with a focus on expected learning outcomes, learning activities and examination
Different ways to arrange and lead a discussion of the different aspects of sustainable development in a student group
Relate to external environmental monitoring, define the research field sustainable development within their own subject with the aim of being able to follow the development – emphasize issues of sustainability that are already implicit within their subject area to be able to express themselves explicitly and identify aspects of sustainability
Intended learning outcomes *
The general aim of the course is that teachers, based on their own subject, should be able to integrate questions on sustainable development in their teaching so that the students, during and after their education include their integrated knowledge and reflections in the subject sustainable development.
On completion of the course, the participants should be able to:
Reflect on and discuss the subject sustainable development and connect the concepts to their own subject area
Present sustainable development as a subject that requires critical reflection and discussion based on different perspectives and show how this should be visible in the education for students
Design learning outcomes, learning activities and examination with clear integration of questions and discussions relevant to sustainable development
Create and evaluate their own learning tools for integrating of sustainable development both in courses and in programs
Reflect on and discuss how sustainable development can be integrated in a full degree program and which courses in the program that should carry the progression of the subject
Meetings that consist of shorter lectures sandwiched with practical and theoretical exercises in groups and individually. Between the meetings, literature should be read or assignments be prepared.