Development of an Interdisciplinary, Intercultural Master’s Program on Sustainability: Learning from the Richness of Diversity
Innovative Higher Education, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 251-264, 2008
27 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2012
Date Written: 2008
The purpose of this article is to describe a joint effort between three European and six Latin American universities to create an international Master’s degree program on Sustainable Development and Management. Faculty members from these institutions are working together on this unusual and innovative project, which recognizes the importance of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) tools in international projects and programs. The article provides information about the ongoing interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue and the learning process that is occurring throughout the development of the program.
Keywords: Higher education for sustainable development, Master’s program, interdisciplinarity, interculturality, virtual learning, blended learning
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