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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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Poon, Joanna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the extent to which universities' strategic plans affect the level of incorporation of sustainability within the curriculum design and property portfolio. Design/Methodology/Approach: This research adopted a case study approach. The case study institution was Deakin University in Australia. This…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Curriculum Design, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Pfautsch, Sebastian; Gray, Tonia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This study, from Western Sydney University, aims to assess the disposition of students towards climate warming (CW)--a key component of sustainability. CW is a global reality. Any human born after February 1985 has never lived in a world that was not constantly warming, yet little is known about how higher education students perceive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Online Surveys
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Too, Linda; Bajracharya, Bhishna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the major factors necessary for engaging university campus community in sustainability. While general awareness in sustainability issues has improved in recent years through mass media coverage, this knowledge is not always translated into actual sustainable practice. Studies have indicated that…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Sustainable Development
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Khan, Tehmina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to identify the offering and nature (scope) of sustainability accounting courses at universities that have signed the Talloires Declaration and also at universities with prominent sustainability accounting researchers' affiliations. For this purpose a university web sites content analysis for sustainability…
Descriptors: Profiles, Accounting, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Figueredo, Felita R.; Tsarenko, Yelena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to develop and test a model to explain students' willingness to participate in sustainability programs. Specifically, the authors aimed to determine those factors, apart from students' environmental orientation (self-perception of "being green"), that influence students' willingness to participate…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries
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Whannell, Patricia; Whannell, Robert; White, Richard – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide executive management at a regional university with empirical data to justify, or otherwise, a substantial outlay of funds to support bicycle commuting as a viable strategy for the reduction of traffic congestion. Design/methodology/approach: A custom designed questionnaire was completed by 270…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Measures (Individuals)
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Alvarez, Amaya; Rogers, Judy – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how the authors shifted from teaching about sustainability as though it was fixed and definable, to a way of learning about the multiple ways in which sustainability is contested and understood. This shift involved both an epistemological shift in their understanding of sustainability and a shift…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development