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Approaches to teaching in environmental noise science

Schewla, Dietrich & Morawska, Lidia (2000) Approaches to teaching in environmental noise science. Noise/News International, 8(2), pp. 59-63.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on two key questions: (i) how universal are approaches to teaching and training in the area of science and practice of environmental noise management, and (ii) is it possible, practical or desirable to transfer training programmes from one geographical, cultural or economical reality to another? The paper attempts to answer the two questions from the broad perspective of linking parallels between teaching the science of environmental noise management and teaching in an interdisciplinary area in general. The conclusion drawn is that transfer of knowledge and technology in teaching in the area of environmental noise management is possible and desirable. The success of programme transfer depends on the understanding of the philosophy of teaching in this area as well as on understanding local needs requirements and limitations.

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ID Code: 11562
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Access to the author-version is currently restricted pending permission from the publisher. For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.
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Keywords: environmental noise management (ENM), interdisciplinary teaching, programme transfer, knowledge transfer, education in ENM, training in ENM
ISSN: 1021-643X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900) > Built Environment and Design not elsewhere classified (129999)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2000 Institute of Noise Control Engineering
Deposited On: 10 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:52

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