Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainability: An Introduction

  title={Interdisciplinary Teaching and Sustainability: An Introduction},
  author={E. Metzger and D. Blockstein and C. Callahan},
  journal={Journal of Geoscience Education},
  pages={81 - 85}
  • E. Metzger, D. Blockstein, C. Callahan
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Geoscience Education
  • The concept of sustainability is a theme that is both old and new. It is old from the perspective of Native Americans whose "seven generations" thinking considers simultaneously ancestors and future generations (Wildcat, 2009). It is new in its emergence as a buzzword across society to describe practices that minimize environmental impacts, advance economic progress, and foster health and the wellbeing of all across generations (Edwards, 2005). While sustainability cannot be condensed easily… CONTINUE READING
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