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Suszkiw, Jan - - 2011
Yao, Stephanie - - 2011
Strickman, Daniel - - 2011
Karchner-Ober, Renate - - 2011
Problem statement: South-East Asia and Europe face rapid changes in social, economical and political terms. Though starting points are different, both regions experience similar problems. We see a strong slowdown of economic growth; changing proportions of the population through migration, natural disasters, economic reasons and aging populations. Problems and conflicts ...
Zulkifli, Norhayah - - 2011
Problem statement: It is asserted that any attempt to account for sustainability will need to reflect the tensions which exist between conventional accounting with its record of wealth accumulation and its focus on the pursuit of profit and the demands for a just and equitable society. Consequently, the argument that ...
Fischer, Daniel - - 2011
Problem Statement: Patterns of consumption are considered as a main driver of unsustainable development. In the debate, education and educational organizations are unisonous considered as a key player to contribute to a more sustainable socialization of young consumers. Both schools and universities are challenged to become places and life-worlds in ...
Burandt, Simon - - 2011
Problem statement: Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) aims to shape key competencies of individuals and therefore needs methods to enable learners to acquire these competencies. Systemic thinking can be regarded as a meta -competency in ESD, because it contains many important aspects found in most key competencies of ESD. Scenario ...
Karpudewan, Mageswary - - 2011
Problem statement: Agenda 21 of Chapter 36 spelled out the role of education in imparting knowledge that could develop behavioral change that leads to sustainable lifestyle. In line with this, University Sains Malaysia has embarked on various projects and activities in educating and preparing the campus community towards tomorrow's sustainability. ...
Lahiri, Sudeshna - - 2011
Problem statement: Recognizing the importance of 'Environmental Education' to be introduced in every level of school education, agencies responsible for curriculum reforms and text books preparation in India have made the subject as an integral part. It is felt necessary to investigate whether the teachers, who are disseminating the knowledge, ...
Richter, Torsten - - 2011
Problem statement: It is agreed that integrating Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) into the curricula of universities is of key importance to disseminate the idea of sustainability. Especially the curricula of teacher-training should contain elements of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) due to the crucial role of future teachers ...
Barth, Matthias - - 2011
Problem statement: With Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) being an innovative approach to educational change, its principal objective is students' development of transformation competencies. However, HESD evaluations hardly consider students' perspectives. This study presents a study that examined undergraduate students' view on the HESD approach at the Leuphana University ...
Koshy, Kanayathu - - 2011
Problem statement: Pacific Island countries have been recognised globally as a 'special case for environment and Sustainable Development (SD)' because of their extreme vulnerability to a host of both external and internal development challenges such as: Narrow range of resources, high population density, limited export volume, impacts of climate change ...
Tomkinson, Bland - - 2011
Problem statement: The nature of sustainable development requires new paradigms for education. Issues of sustainability are 'wicked problems' that do not lend themselves to conventional didactic approaches. The challenge for higher education is to examine interdisciplinary approaches to global societal responsibility and, within this, issues of education for sustainable development. ...
Lodics, Danielle - - 2011
The purpose of this paper is to describe the acquisition of emerging knowledge of Rogerian Theory from one baccalaureate student's perspective. The learning process regarding nursing theory and its correlation to evidence-based practice will be discussed, and the importance of exposure to nursing theory at an undergraduate level will be ...
St. Lawrence, Meghan - - 2011
Transcending the confines of the purely physical, Rogerian theory elevates the possibilities of nursing practice. By its inclusion of that which cannot be explained empirically and allowing for the possibility of the miraculous, a deeper truth is revealed. In the same way, Gabriel Garcia Marquez's literary style of Magical Realism ...
Hindman, Margaret - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of humor from the perspective of the Science of Unitary Human Beings as described by Martha Rogers. It was proposed that there would be mutual patterning of humor and field energy in older adults who are either institutionalized or non-institutionalized, ...
Anderson, Frances - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to compare distress in radiation oncology patients (N=57) as measured by the Brief Symptom Inventory--18 Item for Oncology Patients (BSI[R]-18) and the Gueldner Well-being Picture Scale. Findings were statistically significant and although both tools measured distress, the Gueldner Scale was easier to administer and ...
Hubbard, Jabrenta - - 2011
This study examined the effect of mindfulness training, a natural healthful approach which is consistent with the Rogerian construct of unitary and inseparable human-environmental field, on recall and sense of well-being. A number of studies have demonstrated positive benefits from the practice of mindfulness; however, it does not appear from ...
Johnston, Nancy - - 2011
This paper reports the extension of the psychometric properties of the Well-Being Picture Scale (WPS) developed by Gueldner and colleagues (2005). A convenience sample (N=220) of generally healthy registered nurses as well as nursing and psychology students in two Mid-Atlantic academic settings completed the WPS and the Profile of Mood ...
O'Connor, Stephen - - 2011
Phakathi, Sizwe - - 2011
Nina, Daniel - - 2011
Mawowa, Showers - - 2011
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