Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sustainable ICT Curriculum

Özkan and Mishra (2015) propose a sustainable ICT curriculum consisting of seven topics with five learning outcomes:


  1. Key Concepts in Sustainability
  2. Sustainability Value dimensions: societal, technical, economic and ecological values
  3. Systems Thinking
  4. Systems Dynamics Modeling
  5. Green IT
  6. ICT for Sustainability
  7. Ethics and Sustainability

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Develop an understanding of broad and complex nature of sustainability
  2. Develop an ability to evaluate and assess the impact of ICT in multiple dimensions in a systemic way
  3. Gain insight into frequently addressed ICT topics in the sustainability literacy
  4. Increase the ability in modeling and analyzing systems for sustainability in complex settings
  5. Recognize the importance of sustainability in profession and generate commitment at a personal level 
My Green ICT course gets a mention (Worthington, 2012).


Özkan, B., & Mishra, A. (2015). A Curriculum on Sustainable Information Communication Technology Program zrównoważonej teleinformatyki (ICT). PROBLEMY EKOROZWOJU, 10(2), 95-101. Retrienfed from
Worthington, T. (2012, July). A Green computing professional education course online: Designing and delivering a course in ICT sustainability using Internet and eBooks'. In Computer Science & Education (ICCSE), 2012 7th International Conference on (pp. 263-266). IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/ICCSE.2012.6295070

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