On the Horizon: Volume 25 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Learning for Sustainability in a Digital World

Guest Editors: Sarah Speight

Learning for sustainability in the digital world

Sarah Speight

The purpose of this editorial is to provide some context to this special issue and explain how the authors are linking sustainability and digital literacy.


Capital or people – what is the true purpose of education?

Tanweer Ali

The purpose of this study is to present the book Education, Economy and Society, edited by Salim Vally and Enver Motala (UNISA Press, Pretoria, 2014), which highlights the main…


Sustainability, blended learning and the undergraduate communication skills classroom: negotiating engineering undergraduates’ expectations and perceptions

Subarna Sivapalan

This paper aims to discuss the outcomes of a study conducted to explore the perceptions and expectations of undergraduate engineering learners on the potential of incorporating…


Sustainable futures online

Derek Jeffrey Raine, Sarah Gretton, Duncan Greenhill

This paper aims to report on a project to adapt existing material from some modules on sustainability delivered face-to-face by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Science to create…

Practical challenges and digital learning: getting the balance right for future-thinking

Aldilla Dharmasasmita, Helen Puntha, Petra Molthan-Hill

The purpose of this paper is to present a food-themed project at Nottingham Trent University, the Sustainability in Practice (SiP) Certificate, which has adopted a…


Tutors and gatekeepers in sustainability MOOCS

Danish Mishra, Steve Cayzer, Tracey Madden

The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature of interactions between learners in a massive open online course (MOOC), particularly role of the tutors in such interactions…

Servant leadership and positive organizational behaviour: the road ahead to reduce employees’ turnover intentions

Sumedha Dutta, Puja Khatri

Over time, interest in servant leadership has increased manifold both in academic research and the popular press. These rampant developments have set the stage for addressing the…

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