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Upcoming workshop: The role of ICT in transforming society through engaged communities

July 20, 2015

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I’m very happy that this workshop will be held at ICT4S in September (see more info here) On the basis that sustainability problems are not amenable to single-point interventions (because they are both wicked and numerous), we need a step-change in how we approach ICT4S.  Rather than trying for separate interventions for every aspect, or for […]

Designing for conscious human behaviours for eco-friendly interaction

February 15, 2010

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I’m off to CHI in April.   Last year I was impressed by all the work going on in Sustainable Interaction Design (see my post on Sohn’s paper).    Nearly 12 months later,   I’m not so sure.    Here’s my position paper for a workshop on SID. Much of the work in Sustainable interaction design (SID) has […]

Sustaining all week

December 2, 2007

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My diary is full of sustainability this week. Most of Monday is being taken up with meetings to pull together our institution’s Education for Sustainability strategic plan. We have several strands – I’ve been reporting on the curriculum (teaching and learning) here, but there is also much happening in both compost (operations) and community. By […]

Sustainability and computing’s heart of prostitution

July 11, 2007

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The reason for educating about Sustainability in Computing has never been stronger nor more urgent. Dr Logan Muller has extensive experience in computing for sustainability. He developed NZ’s first commercial backbone, primarily as a means for supporting regional development. Over the last few years he has been active internationally (see Peruvian Poverty Elimination Project, he […]

An Agenda for Computing Education for Sustainability

July 5, 2007

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Pulling things together: here is a draft agenda for developing effective Computing Education for Sustainability (CEfS). 1.          Work with the wider computing community to envisage and articulate a role for computing and computing professionals in a sustainable future. 2.          Work with the wider computing community to articulate a discipline response to sustainability. This may take […]

CfS workshop at national computing educators conference.

May 18, 2007

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2005-2014 has been declared the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. Sustainable development was defined by the Bruntland Commission in 1987 as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”The call to address these issues is supported from the highest levels […]