Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Current Status of Environmental Culture from Technical, Social, Communicational and Pedagogical Components. The University and its Commitment with a Sustainable Development
This article poses challenges that the analysis of the current status of environmental culture brings; even when the university is considered the institution for disclosing knowledge and educate citizens who promote ideas, decisions and behaviors contributing to the sustainable environmental development. Environmental realities which originate the current arena were characterized, so from the contribution of interest groups, the construction process of a possible and desirable arena may be started. The documental analysis, revision of courses of study and the survey were the methodological strategies, which contributed to the theoretical documentation, the interpretation of evidences, and the interaction of researchers with actors and their realities.
Results evidenced that in Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Montería campus, man-society-nature relation has been affected by the use and savings of raw materials, energy, and water; solid and liquid residues handling; use common zones; environmental analysis in courses of study; appropriation of the citizen; use of communication for generating social transformation processes, and development of research and social projection projects in environmental issues
Author BiographiesAna Lorena Malluk Marenco, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Comunicadora social-periodista; magíster en Comunicación; Grupo Comunicación y Educación COEDU;
Escuela de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas; Universidad Pontificia BolivarianaFlor Delgado Sánchez, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Psicóloga; magíster en Educación; Grupo Calidad de Vida CAVIDA; Escuela de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas; Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana; Seccional Montería; Colombia
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