Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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MAKE0427 Concepts of Sustainability (UniPID virtual studies) 5 op
Organised by
Development Studies
Person in charge
MSc Sinikka Suomalainen, MSc Esa Blomqvist, Åbo Akademi

Learning outcomes

To give a general understanding how the process of sustainable development has proceeded, to know about the international background documents. To learn about how to measure sustainability, to show good cases in practice, to discuss sustainability from several viewpoints and to relate it to own life.

Contents

Concepts, definitions and dimensions of sustainable development. Indicators for sustainability, cases from different parts of the world. The aim is to give a general understanding how the process of sustainable development has proceeded, to know about the international background documents. To learn about how to measure sustainability, to show good cases in practice, to discuss sustainability from several viewpoints and to relate it to own life.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
English:
Participation in online teaching

Individual and group tasks, quizzes and writing an essay. Deadlines for tasks are 2 weeks per module (there are 4 thematic modules).

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Material on the internet, papers from Environmental Science - understanding, protecting and managing the environment in the Baltic Sea region.2003. Ed. Rydén Lars. Chapter 25, Tage Sundström, Lars Rydén. The Baltic University Press, Uppsala 2003. All study materials are available electronically.

Further information

This course is arranged by the Open University at Åbo Akademi University, sinikka.suomalainen@abo.fi
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More information: http://www.unipid.fi/en/courses/

Belongs to following study modules

Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
2013–2014
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Opintokokonaisuudet
Development Studies