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Demi: a case study in design for sustainability

Dewberry, Emma and Fletcher, Kate (2002). Demi: a case study in design for sustainability. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 3(1) pp. 38–47.

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The Design for the Environment Multimedia Implementation Project – demi – links design and sustainability information in a Web-based resource and was set up in response to a number of UK Government reports which highlighted the dearth of knowledge and activity about sustainability in higher education design courses across the country. This paper details the design and development of demi, discussing its content, structure and educational potential. Also included is an investigation of design and sustainability pedagogy, which discusses the importance to the demi Web-resource of a sustainability (rather than design) context and an exploration of the possible transferability of the demi structure to other disciplines, promoting practical and widespread action in education for sustainability.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 1467-6370
Keywords: Communications technology; Design; Education; Information technology;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Design and Innovation
Item ID: 12801
Depositing User: Users 8128 not found.
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2009 02:56
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2017 13:19
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