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Constantinou, Constantia, Ed.; Miller, Michael J., Ed.; Schlesinger, Kenneth, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Library Services, Librarians, Global Approach, Partnerships in Education
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Vemury, Chandra Mouli; Heidrich, Oliver; Thorpe, Neil; Crosbie, Tracey – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present pedagogical approaches developed and implemented to deliver sustainable design education (SDE) to second-year undergraduate students on civil engineering programmes in the (then) School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University. In doing so, the work presented offers an example of…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Sustainability, Design, Engineering Education
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Webb, Cathleen; Dahl, Darwin; Pesterfield, Lester; Lovell, Donielle; Zhang, Rui; Ballard, Sue; Kellie, Shawn – Journal of Chemical Education, 2013
In this NSF-supported project, two Anasazi FT-NMRs are being integrated simultaneously across the chemistry curriculum at Western Kentucky University (WKU) and Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC). The collaborative project adds to a new curriculum initiative by integrating NMR throughout the chemistry curriculum to enhance both…
Descriptors: College Science, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment
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Chinyowa, Kennedy C.; Sirayi, Mziwoxolo; Mokuku, Selloane – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2016
The Laedza Batanani Project has been regarded as the pioneering experiment that paved the way for other prominent African Theatre for Development (TFD) projects such as Kamiriithu in Kenya, Murewa in Zimbabwe, Kumba in Cameroon and Marotholi Travelling Theatre in Lesotho. Laedza Batanani (1974-6) aimed at awakening the creative potential of…
Descriptors: Community Development, Theater Arts, Secondary Schools, Case Studies
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Holmberg, John; Lundqvist, Ulrika; Svanstrom, Magdalena; Arehag, Marie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the strategy used for achieving change towards sustainability at Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers). Examples of how this strategy has been used are described and discussed, and exemplified with different lines of activities in a project on Education for Sustainable Development, the ESD…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Administrative Organization, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods
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Kawabe, Midori; Kohno, Hiroshi; Ikeda, Reiko; Ishimaru, Takashi; Baba, Osamu; Horimoto, Naho; Kanda, Jota; Matsuyam, Masaji; Moteki, Masato; Oshima, Yayoi; Sasaki, Tsuyoshi; Yap, Minlee – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to draw lessons for developing community-university partnerships from experiences in promoting coastal education for sustainable development (ESD). Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative data collected from two coastal community outreach projects were analyzed. Findings: The outreach projects improved the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Service Learning, Outreach Programs, School Community Relationship
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Mahlomaholo, S. M. G. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2010
This article reports, from the insider's perspective, on a research project comprising fifteen academics in the Faculty of Education Sciences at the North-West University and fifteen senior officials from one of the four Education Districts in the North West Province. This project has as its research theme, hence aim; "the creation of…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Racial Segregation, Educational Environment, Empowerment
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Carmichael, Tami; Norvang, Rebecca – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2014
Technology and social media, often seen as counter productive to student learning, can provide intriguing new ways to extend and enhance learning across international borders. This article explores one successful learning project, based on the Nobel Peace Prize, that connected students from Norway, South Africa, and the United States through…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Foreign Countries, Peace, Communities of Practice
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Geith, Christine; Vignare, Karen – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
The aim of AgShare is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of science-based teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum. Shared innovative practices are emerging through the AgShare projects, not only…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Resource Units, Shared Resources and Services
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Balls, Emily – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2016
This article is based on qualitative field research carried out in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in 2013 for an MA dissertation in Education and International Development at the UCL Institute of Education. It analyses interpretations of education for sustainable development (ESD) in Viet Nam, relating these to key debates around instrumental and democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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Dorozhkin, Evgenij M.; Krotov, Yakov E.; Tkacheva, Oksana N.; Kruchkov, Konstantin V.; Korotaev, Ivan S. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of problem under investigation due to fact that increasing demand of the information technology infrastructure development in current conditions of educational institutions functioning, including formation of the information-educational environment point of view. Offered organizational and economic model of constructing processes for…
Descriptors: Labor Economics, Models, Computer Software, Program Administration
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Carbone, Elena T.; Ware, Susan – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
Research is clear: Employers want college graduates who can communicate clearly, think analytically, and interact respectfully. Targeted educational experiences have measurably improved these capacities. To better prepare undergraduates, the University of Massachusetts Amherst developed the Community-Engaged Research Program, a pilot program…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Undergraduate Students, Career Readiness, Educational Research
Elser, Monica M.; Pollari, Lynette; Frisk, Erin; Wood, Mark – Educational Facility Planner, 2011
Arizona State University's "Sustainability Science for Sustainable Schools program" brings together graduate students, sustainability researchers, high school teachers and students, and school or district administrators in a project designed to address the challenge of becoming a "sustainable school." Funded by the National…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Graduate Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Mulder, Karel F.; Segalas, Jordi; Ferrer-Balas, Didac – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the process of changing engineering universities towards sustainable development (SD). It outlines the types of changes needed, both in respect of approaches, visions, philosophies and cultural change, which are crucial for engineering universities which want to implement sustainable development as…
Descriptors: Engineering, Social Environment, Sustainable Development, Engineering Education
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Menéndez-Varela, José-Luis; Gregori-Giralt, Eva – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
Rubrics have attained considerable importance in the authentic and sustainable assessment paradigm; nevertheless, few studies have examined their contribution to validity, especially outside the domain of educational studies. This empirical study used a quantitative approach to analyse the validity of a rubrics-based performance assessment. Raters…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Validity, Performance Based Assessment, College Freshmen
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