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Küçüksayraç, Elif; Wever, Renee; Brezet, Han – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the intermediary role of universities in spreading design for sustainability into industry. Design/methodology/approach: Three case studies were undertaken on Delft University of Technology, Design for Sustainability Program from The Netherlands; a center on sustainable consumption and production; and Prof.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, College Role, Case Studies, Program Design
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Hourdequin, Peter; Tani, Seiji; Bando, Tetsuya; Ponvarut, Jirayu – set: Research Information for Teachers, 2018
This article discusses our experiments to create more engaged participation and build sustainability literacy among students in a voluntary "game lab" on two different campuses of our Japanese university. Though we found the game lab to be a successful vehicle for language learning, community building, and traversing disciplinary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Game Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Hofverberg, Hanna; Westerlund, Stina – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2021
Design and craft education, like that of the Swedish school subject, Sloyd, has great potential for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). With so many possibilities, it is relevant to investigate what teachers teach about sustainability, and how. Therefore, the aim of this article is to examine what Sloyd teachers express that they do as…
Descriptors: Design Crafts, Handicrafts, Art Education, Art Teachers
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Grover, Robert; Emmitt, Stephen; Copping, Alex – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2019
Due to the holistic and often contradictory nature of sustainable design, learning for sustainability in the architectural design studio requires students to adopt critical and reflective practices. This research developed a reflective mapping framework to enable deep learning. It was created through a participatory action research methodology…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Architectural Education, Design, Critical Thinking
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Lees, David W.; Uri, Therese – Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 2018
This article explores a doctoral sustainability leadership course in an interdisciplinary leadership program. Learners in the course study sustainability and sustainability leadership from a systemic design perspective. They are invited to become visionaries who work across boundaries and disciplines with cooperative and reflective spirits to find…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Interdisciplinary Approach, Sustainability, Doctoral Programs
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Küçüksayraç, Elif; Ariburun Kirca, Layika Ney Ece – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Although the methods and approaches of sustainable design have been developing for more than 20 years, their application in design education and the design process is still under-examined. This study aims to investigate how to integrate sustainability into project-based undergraduate courses in industrial design education, where…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Active Learning, Student Projects, Design
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Kowaltowski, Doris C. C. K.; Gomes da Silva, Vanessa; de O. Neves, Leticia; Deliberador, Marcella S.; Zara, Olívia O. de C.; Colleto, Giseli M.; Victorio, Evandra Ramos – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2020
Research to improve aspects of architectural design education produced a collection of research-supported best practices and these lessons need integration into the studio environment. Design instructors must innovate, but in ways that allow previous result analysis. Action Research (AR) is seen as a valuable asset for providing an opportunity for…
Descriptors: Action Research, Architectural Education, Studio Art, Design
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Earl, Allison; VanWynsberghe, Robert; Walter, Pierre; Straka, Timothy – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to present an interpretive case study in education for sustainability (EfS) that applies VanWynsberghe and Herman's (2015, 2016) adaptive education as pedagogy. Dewey's theory of behaviour change is applied to educative experiences based on habit disruption and real-world learning, leading to creativity in the formation of…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Innovation, Knowledge Level, Higher Education
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Urdan, Matthew S.; Luoma, Patrice – Journal of Management Education, 2020
The importance of, and interest in, sustainability in management education has increased significantly over the past three decades. However, the definition of sustainability remains complex and elusive, thus creating significant issues for sustainability instruction, assignment design, and student learning. We reviewed definitions and use of…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Management Development, Assignments, Environmental Education
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Zdilla, Matthew J. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
This paper details the creation of a human gross anatomy laboratory from a defunct chemistry laboratory at West Liberty University, a small primarily undergraduate institution in West Virginia. The article highlights important considerations with regard to the development of a human gross anatomy laboratory including access to human gifts;…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, College Science
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Abd-Elwahed, M. S.; Al-Bahi, A. M. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2021
Engineers play a vital role in enabling the sustainable development of their societies. Thus, it is necessary to teach sustainability in universities, especially for engineering students, for a more sustainable future. The present work aims to measure and enhance engineering students' awareness of sustainability by monitoring and evaluating…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Capstone Experiences, Instructional Design
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Gottlieb, Owen; Schreiber, Ian – International Journal of Designs for Learning, 2020
Lost & Found is a tabletop-to-mobile game series designed for teaching medieval religious legal systems. The long-term goals of the project are to change the discourse around religious laws, such as foregrounding the prosocial aspects of religious law such as collaboration, cooperation, and communal sustainability. This design case focuses on…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Educational Games, History Instruction, Design
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Ueda, Edilson Shindi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the first experiences (activities, attitudes and inclinations) of an undergraduate student team with eco-design activities. Design/methodology/approach: Undergraduate students of an industrial design course were invited to participate in the design project. The activities of students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teamwork, Design, Ecology
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Moura, Manoela Maria Caron; Frankenberger, Fernanda; Tortato, Ubiratã – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to verify how Brazilian HEIs apply sustainability practices, as means to improve their effects towards society, making clear to the public, including current and future students, what the university is doing and how it is concerned with sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Based on the Brazilian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Sustainability, Social Problems
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Speer, James Hardy; Sheets, Virgil; Kruger, Tina M.; Aldrich, Stephen Peter; McCreary, Nicholas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess environmental concern at a Midwest university, analyze trends in concern over time and determine the effect of the development of a campus sustainability office. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-question survey was administered through peer-to-peer recruitment from an undergraduate environmental…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Sustainability, Undergraduate Students
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