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Soltani, Ali; Allan, Andrew; Nguyen, Ha Anh; Berry, Stephen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to clarify the differences between students' travel behaviours in Australia and China and the association between students' environmental attitudes and their travel behaviours in both countries. Design/methodology/approach: The paper extensively reviewed most of existing literature work on commuting patterns of higher…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Travel, Correlation, Environmental Education
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Lavey, Warren G. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Climate change is the greatest threat to global health today and it challenges professionals in many disciplines. Most American university programs lack courses covering the rising deaths and illnesses from climate change. Consequently, graduates in health and other disciplines are underprepared for providing services in a world affected…
Descriptors: Climate, Ecology, Public Health, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Backman, Malin; Pitt, Hannah; Marsden, Terry; Mehmood, Abid; Mathijs, Erik – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to critically reflect the current specialist discourse on experiential approaches to higher education for sustainable development (HESD). Limitations to the current discourse are identified, and as a result, an alternative approach to the study of experiential education (EE) within HESD is suggested.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Student Centered Learning
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Findler, Florian; Schönherr, Norma; Lozano, Rodrigo; Reider, Daniela; Martinuzzi, André – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to conceptualize impacts of higher education institutions (HEIs) on sustainable development (SD), complementing previous literature reviews by broadening the perspective from what HEIs do in pursuit of SD to how these activities impact society, the environment and the economy. Design/methodology/approach: The paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Colleges, Universities
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Takala, Annina; Korhonen-Yrjänheikki, Kati – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The paper aims to examine the current status and development of sustainable development in Finnish engineering education. Design/methodology/approach: The study consists of interviews with key stakeholders supplemented with the analysis of documented material. Development is discussed in relation to the findings of collaborative strategy…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Sustainable Development, Communication Skills, Critical Thinking
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Jia, Qian; Wang, Ying; Fengting, Li – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a case study of the establishment and development of a minor program in Sustainable Development in Tongji University, China, and how it contributes to embedding sustainable development into higher education system as an alternative platform for researchers and students to involve in a…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Abner, Melissa; Baytar, Fatma; Kreiner, David – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to provide more information about the effectiveness of the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) approach in textiles and apparel by applying it to a semester-long sustainability course. Design/methodology/approach: A University-level course was re-designed using the ESD concepts. The course was taught…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Textiles Instruction, Clothing Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Melles, Gavin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: In the new Sustainability 2.0 era of education for sustainable development (ESD) transforming, curriculum remains a high interest topic, including in the UK. Among influential factors for progress, lecturer views on sustainable development and ESD in curriculum are important. In particular, the relationship between espoused views on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Masters Programs, Graduate School Faculty
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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Sivapalan, Subarna; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina Syed; Zahidi, Azizah Mohd – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of foundation chemistry learners concerning the sustainable development concept. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative and quantitative studies were conducted. Atlas.ti software was used to analyse the chemistry curriculum based on selected themes and sub-themes. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Sustainable Development, Chemistry
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Borges, Francisco; Benayas, Javier – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to outline the scientific production in Portuguese universities in environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD). It takes doctoral theses presented in public universities as reference, assuming that, in Higher Education, the production of doctoral theses is a key beacon of the scientific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Doctoral Dissertations