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Development and Management of Environmental E-Learning Master Programmes under Lifelong Learning Framework
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Physical environment,
  • Degradation of the environment,
  • Environmental education,
  • Curriculum and didactics processes,
  • Resources and technologies in education
Information
Abstract
Europe is facing an accelerated climate change as a result of global warming, mainly for human activities, and because of population departure and consequent abandon of rural areas. In this line, higher education is exploring new horizons. Deforestation, climate change, sea pollution and other causes involve the need to conserve natural heritage. There is a need to find ways to support the management of such hazards by providing adequate training on environmental matters. One academic proposal for understanding and training appropriate personnel to mitigate threats to the environment is higher education, so in this way, authors proposed MSc Programmes related to environmental subjects. Another strong point of these programmes is to prepare students for the regional and global postgraduate job market. This paper is intended to explain and analyse the stages in the preparation of documentation and project management in an e-learning Master under lifelong learning framework (Erasmus Programme), including teaching strategies, such as Virtual Learning Platform that contains learning materials in a digital format including text, audio-material, images and video-material, meetings as a tester workshops organized in participating countries, future interaction with the student etc. Finally, the document is intended as an aid to future teachers to detect a lack of training in an area that affects the environment in Europe so they can propose a training program, innovative and high acceptance towards the Graduates of Business and Planning faculties who intend to work in the infrastructure projects, graduates of environmental faculties who intend to specialise in environmental management. This work has been funded by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), through an Erasmus Multilateral Project through project number 539517-LLP-1-2013-1-ES-ERASMUS-EKA and 527296-LLP-1-2012-1-UK-ERASMUS-ECUE.
International
Si
Congress
7th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
960
Place
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-84-617-2484-0
Start Date
17/11/2014
End Date
19/11/2014
From page
6527
To page
6531
ICERI2014 Proceedings
Participants
  • Autor: Maria Paz Arraiza Bermudez-Cañete (UPM)
  • Autor: Martín Cruz Giménez Suárez (UPM)
  • Autor: Jose Luis Garcia Rodriguez (UPM)
  • Autor: Carlos Calderon Guerrero (UPM)
  • Autor: Jose Vicente Lopez Alvarez (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Economía y Sostenibilidad del Medio Natural
  • Grupo de Investigación: Ecología y Paisaje
  • Grupo de Investigación: Tecnología de la Madera y el Corcho
  • Departamento: Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
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