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Interdisciplinary Industrial Ecology Education: Recommendations For An Inclusive Pedagogical Model, Archana Sharma Mar 2009

Interdisciplinary Industrial Ecology Education: Recommendations For An Inclusive Pedagogical Model, Archana Sharma

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Industrial ecology education is being developed and delivered predominantly within the domains of engineering and management. Such an approach could prove somewhat limiting to the broader goal developing the industrial ecology as an integrated knowledge base inclusive of diverse disciplines in contributing to sustainable development. This paper hypothesizes that industrial ecology could be optimally delivered across broader disciplines if it were to be delivered as a supplemental knowledge among disciplines that engage with sustainable development education. Based on this hypothesis, a pedagogical experiment is devised and presented here. The paper is descriptive, reflective and exploratory in approach; the challenges embedded ...


Community Collaboration And Communication In The Design Studio, Noam Austerlitz, Avigail Sachs Jan 2006

Community Collaboration And Communication In The Design Studio, Noam Austerlitz, Avigail Sachs

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Based on the authors teaching experience, this essay presents an example of how the traditional design studio might be modified so as to foster democratic participation and egalitarian communication between the participating students and instructors. Open communication in the studio is seen as the key to incorporating important values such as collaboration, community and respect for the every day environment into the studio's hidden curriculum. The essay begins by discussing the potentials for and obstacles to meaningful communication in the studio. This discussion is followed by a description of a modified studio project that included continuous role-playing on the ...