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Author Jamison, Andrew.
Title The making of green engineers [electronic resource] : sustainable development and the hybrid imagination / Andrew Jamison.
Publication Info. [San Rafael, Calif.] : Morgan & Claypool, c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis lectures on engineering ; #20.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-135).
Contents 1. Turning engineering green -- 1.1 A cultural transformation -- 1.2 A tendency to hubris -- 1.3 The forces of habit(us) -- 1.4 A new "mode" of knowledge production -- 1.5 The education of an educator -- 1.6 Discovering green engineers -- 1.7 To foster a hybrid imagination -- 1.8 An emerging culture --
2. Contending approaches to engineering education -- 2.1 A tale of two cultures -- 2.2 Historical tensions -- 2.3 The waves of engineering education -- 2.4 Medieval roots -- 2.5 Institutions of engineering education -- 2.6 Changing contexts of engineering -- 2.7 Changing modes of knowledge production -- 2.8 The coming of technoscience --
3. The emergence of green engineering -- 3.1 The ways of the wind -- 3.2 A paradigm shift -- 3.3 Reforming science and engineering education -- 3.4 A social movement -- 3.5 The mobilization of traditions -- 3.6 The fragmentation of the movement --
4. Educating green engineers -- 4.1 The man from Hanoi -- 4.2 Sustainable development in action -- 4.3 The PESTO project -- 4.4 The formation of hybrid identities -- 4.5 A typology of hybrid identities -- 4.6 The backlash against sustainable development --
5. Fostering hybridity -- 5.1 Another kind of habitus -- 5.2 Contextual knowledge at Aalborg University -- 5.3 The story-line of economic innovation -- 5.4 The story-line of social construction -- 5.5 The story-line of cultural appropriation -- 5.6 Turning nanotechnology green -- 5.7 Engineering citizenship -- 5.8 Making green engineers --
6. A case study: the Alley Flat Initiative in Austin, Texas -- 6.1 Sustainability in my backyard -- 6.2 A new movement? -- 6.3 The Alley Flat initiative -- 6.4 The tendency to hubris -- 6.5 The forces of habit(us) -- 6.6 Architecture and design in the public interest --
7. Conclusions -- 7.1 A missed opportunity -- 7.2 Collective learning -- 7.3 Proceed in action -- 7.4 Reaching out -- 7.5 Change-oriented research -- 7.6 Greening knowledge and engineering --
References -- Author's biography.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Title from PDF title page (Morgan & Claypool, viewed April 5, 2013).
Subject Sustainable development -- Study and teaching.
Sustainable engineering -- Study and teaching.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Engineers -- Education (Higher)
sustainability
hybridity
engineering
higher education
technoscience
hubris
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: 9781627051590
ISBN 9781627051606 (electronic bk.)
1627051600 (electronic bk.)
9781627051590 (print)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00476ED1V01Y201301ENG020 doi
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