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University living learning labs: an integrative and transformative approach

Zen, Irina Safitri and Souza, Clare D' and Ismail, Sarimah and Arsat, Mahyuddin (2019) University living learning labs: an integrative and transformative approach. International Journal of Sustainability Science & Management, 14 (4). pp. 139-155. ISSN 1823-8556

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Abstract

Having the global movement of the University’s third mission of co-creation for sustainability, the living lab has mentioned as one of innovative and transformative approach for university response to the global environmental challenges of climate change. However, not much attention has been discussing in a more structured manner how the university function as living labs in the context of the societal learning process. The study analyses the extent of how the university can accommodate the living labs approach and educate the public in a larger agenda of the society learning process in the context education for sustainable development, ESD. What are suitable learning pedagogies that can accommodate the transformations process? What kind of approaches need to be adapted to generate more robust research output to translate sustainable development in the realm of sustainability science. By using broad definition of living labs, consider the UTM New Academia Learning Innovation, realizing the initiative from the Ministry of Education Malaysia to enhance the role of university to engage larger society in mainstreaming sustainable development and by referring to the Malaysia Educational Blueprint, the study came up with a more comprehensive and approach of university mobilizing sustainable development by fully utilizing his role and function in the context of Malaysia. Finally, this article outlines several important characteristics to determine the success of the university living labs by developing an integrative and transformative framework called the University living learning labs. The framework aims to strengthen the internal capacity in research, teaching and learning and campus operation and added the fourth element of univer

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 9079/75438
Uncontrolled Keywords: University, living labs, sustainability, education, research
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB3201 School architecture and equipment
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA100 Architecture and the state
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Asst.Prof. Dr. Irina Safitri Zen
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 16:38
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 16:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/75438

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