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Arefin, Md. Arman; Nabi, Md. Nurun; Sadeque, Saalem; Gudimetla, Prasad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Literature limited in scope regarding the incorporation of sustainability into engineering curriculum encouraged authors to look at the current approaches of universities to the integration of sustainability into university curricula. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the literature published and analyse the university secondary…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Engineering Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Murray, Sandra; Peterson, Corey; Primo, Carmen; Elliott, Catherine; Otlowski, Margaret; Auckland, Stuart; Kent, Katherine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Food insecurity and poor access to healthy food is known to compromise tertiary studies in university students, and food choices are linked to student perceptions of the campus food environment. The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence, demographic and education characteristics associated with food insecurity in a sample of…
Descriptors: Incidence, Food Service, Hunger, College Environment
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Hay, Rachel; Eagle, Lynne – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to compare the findings from a survey of a cohort of students at an Australian regional university across two time points: immediately on commencing their first semester of study and at the end of their final semester of study to determine whether, and in what ways, these students' views concerning sustainability appear to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Sustainability, Student Attitudes
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Browne, Geoffrey R.; Bender, Helena; Bradley, James; Pang, Alexis – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to describe the development, promotion and evaluation of sustainability learning experience database (SLED), a university-curated database of sustainability experiences to augment formal student learning. Its purpose was to encourage students to participate in experiential learning, to facilitate students' critical…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Databases, Experiential Learning, Self Efficacy
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Lange Salvia, Amanda; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Leal Filho, Walter; Gasparetto Rebelatto, Bianca; Reginatto, Giovana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Considering the different roles universities can perform to contribute to sustainable development, it is through teaching and outreach that they might be able to connect to the academic and local communities the most. The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which energy sustainability is being considered in campus…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Sustainability, Outreach Programs, College Instruction
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Fuchs, Paulo; Raulino, Carlos; Conceição, Diogo; Neiva, Samara; Silva de Amorim, Wellyngton; Soares, Thiago Coelho; Andrade de Lima, Maurício; Montenegro De Lima, Carlos Rogerio; Soares, João Coelho; Andrade Guerra, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Sustainability is understood as a complex and integrating area, involving the most diverse areas and fields of knowledge. Because of the innumerable socio-environmental challenges in the current scenario, a sustainable development that finds the necessary changes and advances for communities, industry and the various stakeholders involved…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Management Systems, Strategic Planning
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Gramatakos, Anastasia Luise; Lavau, Stephanie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Many higher education institutions are committed to developing students as skilled professionals and responsible citizens for a more sustainable future. In addition to the formal curriculum for sustainability education, there is an increasing interest in informal learning within universities. This paper aims to extend the current…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Trad, Sloan Peter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Sustainability within tertiary curriculum is hard to measure and often perceived to be illusive in nature. Existing higher education sustainability assessment tools rarely focus on the curriculum. This paper aims to establish and implement a tool that can measure sustainability integration within curriculum. The Faculty of Engineering and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, College Curriculum, Engineering Education
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Hay, Rachel; Eagle, Lynne; Saleem, Muhammad Abid; Vandommele, Lisa; Li, Siqiwen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report student attitudes and beliefs towards climate change adaptation and sustainability-related behaviours. Design/methodology/approach: A paper-based questionnaire was completed by 247 first-year (students in their first semester of study) and third-year (students in their final semester of study)…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Trust (Psychology), Credibility, Sustainable Development
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Weiss, Marie; Barth, Matthias – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to outline the global research landscape of sustainability curricula implementation processes in higher education. The focus is twofold and investigates where research that aims at integrating sustainability into the curriculum is happening and how the research area of curriculum change for sustainability is developing.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Curriculum Implementation, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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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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Shaw, Amy; Capetola, Teresa; Lawson, Justin T.; Henderson-Wilson, Claire; Murphy, Berni – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the sustainability of the food culture at Deakin University and to determine what the barriers to increasing the sustainability of food on the Burwood campus may be. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of staff and students from the Faculty of Health at the Burwood campus of Deakin University (n =…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Food, Online Surveys, College Faculty
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Schaffhauser-Linzatti, Michaela Maria; Ossmann, Stefan F. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Higher education institutions are regarded as forerunners and pioneers of sustainability. However, it is to question whether they actually fulfill their role model function. This paper aims to reveal whether selected universities in Australia and Austria meet the reporting expectations about their activities on sustainability in very…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Annual Reports, Universities
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Sandri, Orana; Holdsworth, Sarah; Thomas, Ian – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight both the need for measurement of graduate capabilities post-degree completion and the challenges posed by such a task. Higher education institutions provide an important site of learning that can equip future professionals with capabilities to manage and respond to complex sustainability…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Competence, Employment Qualifications, Sustainability
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Glover, Andrew; Strengers, Yolande; Lewis, Tania – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Air travel is becoming increasingly recognized as a source of greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change. This is particularly relevant for the university sector, which relies heavily on staff air travel for domestic and international mobility. Design/methodology/approach: Using a qualitative content and textual analysis of…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Air Transportation, Foreign Countries, Climate
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