Essays about: "Community"

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  1. 1. Sustainability education in early childhood: Preschool teachers´perceptions and approaches in nurturing sustainability education practises

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession

    Author : Rose Anyanwu; [2023-01-25]
    Keywords : Education; Sustainability; Sustainable Development SD ; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Early Childhood for Sustainable Education; Preschool teachers;

    Abstract : Aim: This study aims to examine early childhood teachers’ perceptions of Education for Sustainable Development as well as their pedagogical approaches for nurturing sustainability in Swedish preschools, and how their perceptions of ESD relate to their teaching strategies in nurturing sustainability education. Theory: Lev Vygotsky’s social constructivism emphasizes the significance of language and thought, social interaction, zone of proximal development, scaffolding, mediation, and collaborative work in learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Garden-based learning in teacher education in Germany - A mixed-method study of teacher students´ and teacher educators´ views on garden-based education

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession

    Author : Lena Rothe; [2023-01-09]
    Keywords : garden-based learning; teacher education; food system education; case study; learning garden;

    Abstract : Aim: This study focuses on achieving an in-depth understanding of teacher educators' and teacher students' perspectives on garden-based learning in the teacher education program in several universities in Germany. Theory: The theoretical framework is based on three theories. READ MORE

  3. 3. Using a GIS to enable an economic, land use and energy output comparison between small wind powered turbines and large-scale wind farms: the case of Oslo, Norway.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Colin Potter; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Wind power; Renewable energy sources; urban wind energy; urban areas; planning; vertical axis wind turbines; comparative studies; urban integrated energy systems; Oslo; Roan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Responding to an identified knowledge gap, the study aims to determine if smaller wind turbines located on top of existing urban buildings are more resource efficient (land utilization and economically) than large scale wind farms. To answer this question, using a GIS, the resource efficiency of the Roan wind farm in Northern Norway was compared to a theoretical modeled installation of small-scale wind turbines on top of buildings within a 2km radius study zone in central Oslo. READ MORE

  4. 4. Technocracy and its Critics : Scientists’ attitudes about technocracy, democracy and their role in society

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Westin; [2023]
    Keywords : Technocracy; democracy; expert rule; expertise; science; the scientific community;

    Abstract : The theoretical conflict between democracy and technocracy (rule by those with knowledge or skill) is an issue of ever-present interest in political science and democratic theory. In recent decades, much scholarship has shown that the influence of science and scientists over politics has grown more and more significant, in different ways. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reconnecting Gävle’s Delta : a post-industrial urban transformation project for Sweden’s coastal landscape

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Rachel Murray; [2023]
    Keywords : resilience; blue-green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; flooding; brownfield development; post-industrial urban development; landscape architecture; urban planning; climate adaptation; water-sensitive urban design; urban ecology;

    Abstract : This speculative design-led research project addresses the challenges of transforming dilapidated post-industrial brownfield sites into thriving, sustainable, resilient urban neighbourhoods. Tasked with allocating urban growth, municipality planning departments increasingly look towards underused but centrally located industrial sites for future development. READ MORE