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Etse, Daniel; Ingley, Coral – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the degree of attention to and the nature of sustainability issues in the curriculum of the Higher National Diploma (HND) Purchasing and Supply Management programme of Ghana. Design/Methodology/Approach: Documentary research is the approach used to analyse the curriculum document for the programme…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Curriculum Development, Sustainability
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Remington-Doucette, Sonya; Musgrove, Sheryl – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a classroom assessment aimed at determining the extent to which five key sustainability competencies develop in students during an introductory transdisciplinary sustainability course. University sustainability programs intend to provide integrated education that fosters the key…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Competence, Competency Based Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Scholtz, Brenda; Calitz, Andre; Haupt, Ross – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Higher education institutions (HEIs) face a number of challenges in effectively managing and reporting on sustainability information, such as siloes of data and a limited distribution of information. Business intelligence (BI) can assist in addressing the challenges faced by organisations. The purpose of this study was to propose a BI…
Descriptors: Business, Intelligence, Higher Education, Information Management
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Vanderkruik, Rachel; McPherson, Marianne E. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2017
Evaluating initiatives implemented across multiple settings can elucidate how various contextual factors may influence both implementation and outcomes. Understanding context is especially critical when the same program has varying levels of success across settings. We present a framework for evaluating contextual factors affecting an initiative…
Descriptors: Public Health, Sustainability, Program Implementation, Context Effect
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Gunn, Vicky – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2016
This discursive article proposes that the learning and teaching regimes provided within art school are uniquely placed within higher education to foster nomads. It suggests, however, that nomadism is not enough. Rather it emphasises that to reconcile art and design education with sustainability, such nomadism needs both to be prophetic and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Art Education, Educational Objectives, Design
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Berchin, Issa Ibrahim; Grando, Vanessa dos Santos; Marcon, Gabriela Almeida; Corseuil, Louise; Guerra, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze strategies that promote sustainability in higher education institutions (HEIs), focusing on the case study of a federal institute of higher education in Brazil. Design/methodology/approach: The research was based on a scientific literature review on sustainability in HEIs, to identify the recurrent actions for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Change Strategies, Case Studies
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Holdsworth, Sarah; Thomas, Ian; Sandri, Orana – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Equipping professionals with skills to make decisions in line with sustainability principles is essential for transitioning our societies towards sustainable development. Higher education is at the forefront of generating professionals with these skills. However, although sustainability has been included in many university graduate attribute…
Descriptors: Vignettes, College Graduates, Decision Making, Undergraduate Study
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Watkins, Matthew – Design and Technology Education, 2014
This paper presents findings from a doctoral study, which investigated effective methods for teaching social sustainability within product design courses in British and Irish universities. This paper explores approaches for encouraging students to explore the social aspects of sustainable product design through workshops specifically designed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Design, Manufacturing
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Sclater, Madeleine – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2016
This article uses published research to explore how Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) can help to sustain learning communities to engage in creative exploration and open investigation. It then draws on this research to ask: how could we use TEL to support pedagogies of socio-ecological sustainability in the Art and Design education community?…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Sustainability, Communities of Practice
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Waite, Alina M. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2014
Purpose: The aim of this study is to review published articles within the HRD and related fields to identify relationships between disparate streams of research (leadership and innovation and sustainability). Design/methodology/approach: Academic research supports the complex relationships between leadership and innovation and leadership and…
Descriptors: Innovation, Sustainability, Leadership, Labor Force Development
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Brodie, Maxine – Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 2012
This article explores a number of current issues and challenges in sustainability, both of and in academic libraries of the future, using as a case study the new library opened at Macquarie University, Sydney in 2011. Issues covered include sustainable design and operation of library buildings, sustainability in relation to library collections,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries
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Baglibel, Murat; Samancioglu, Mustafa; Crow, Gary M. – Cogent Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine factors affecting the sustainability of educational changes. With this purpose in mind, exploratory sequential mixed methods design was used. During the first phase of the study, 18 teachers and school administrators were interviewed. In the second phase, a questionnaire was administered to 398 teachers and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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D'Souza, Clare; McCormack, Silvia; Taghian, Mehdi; Chu, Mei-Tai; Sullivan-Mort, Gillian; Ahmed, Tanvir – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: Curricula is developing from a pure knowledge-based outcome to a more skill-based outcome, with the objective of creating and advancing competencies that meet employer expectations. While the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand organisations to change practices and adapt to sustainable goals, there is a lack of understanding…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Competency Based Education, Employer Attitudes, Administrators
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Belkhir, Lotfi – Higher Education Studies, 2015
In this pedagogical study, we introduce the design and findings of a pilot study on the effectiveness of a new Engineering graduate course, "Total Sustainability Management", in teaching and learning sustainability, both at the cognitive and the management level. The design of an "arms-length" anonymized pre- and post-course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Experiential Learning, Educational Innovation
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Ilseman, Kelly; Hoffmann, Kristine – Science Teacher, 2016
On a spring morning in Maine, traps made of nets rise above vernal pools in a small wetland, ready to collect salamanders. The traps were designed by groups of rural and urban high school students from Maine and Massachusetts participating in the University of Maine Upward Bound Math Science Program (UBMS) at the university campus in Orono, Maine.…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Natural Resources, Animals
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