Taking Responsibility: Art, Design, and Performing Arts (Environmental Agenda)
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Taking Responsibility: Art, Design, and Performing Arts (Environmental Agenda)

Ken Goulding

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    The original title of the book: Taking Responsibility: Art, Design, and Performing Arts (Environmental Agenda)
    By: Ken Goulding
    Page 80
    Genre: Science Math
    Language: Unknown
    Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
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    The product of a series of national seminars and research exercises which were held at 11 higher education institutions, this series addresses issues and priorities highlighted in the Toyne Report, "Environmental Responsibility: An Agenda for Further and Higher Education". The series aims to help develop environmental education policy and practice within higher education, with particular emphasis on the needs and expectations of business and industry. The project sets out guidelines and examples of current practice relating to 11 curriculum areas. Available as a set or individually, it should give academics the opportunity to enhance their curricula and develop in their students the ability to recognise and act upon the environmental implications of their personal and professional decisions. This title covers the fields of art, design and performing arts.  


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