WIT Press


The Development Of A Collaborative Learning Framework To Support Sustainable Development

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/NL040011

Volume

30

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

413 kb

Author(s)

P. Mangan, L. Doherty & M. Layden

Abstract

Traditional education has generally not effectively supported local communities. This has resulted in graduates not possessing the relevant skills to allow the development of sustainable community structures. The development of more effective learning approaches, which include collaborative learning, greatly assists the process of sustainable development. Good decisions come from good information, however determining the quality of information may be difficult. Educations aims to provide students with the ability to make good decisions based on available information. Scientific and technical information tends to dominate decision-making, however it often ignores the values, knowledge and expert

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