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Warr Pedersen, Kristin; Pharo, Emma; Peterson, Corey; Clark, Geoffrey Andrew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to profile the development of a bicycle parking hub at the University of Tasmania to illustrate how the Academic Operations Sustainability Integration Program promotes real change through the engagement of stakeholders from across an institution to deliver campus sustainability. This case study outlines one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Universities
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Howlett, Cathy; Ferreira, Jo-Anne; Blomfield, Jessica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to argue that substantive changes are required in both curricula and pedagogical practice in higher education institutions to challenge dominant epistemologies and discourses and to unsettle current ways of thinking about, and acting in relation to, the environment. Central to such a shift, it is argued, is the need for…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, Sustainable Development
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Biswas, Wahidul K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to show how industrial ecology can facilitate the achievement of sustainable development through its incorporation into an engineering curriculum. Design/methodology/approach: A model has been developed for assessing sustainability learning outcomes due to the incorporation of the concept of industrial ecology…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Maturity (Individuals), Environmental Education, Ecology
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Paten, Cheryl J. K.; Palousis, Nicholas; Hargroves, Karlson; Smith, Michael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2005
Purpose: While a number of universities in Australia have embraced concepts such as project/problem-based learning and design of innovative learning environments for engineering education, there has been a lack of national guidance on including sustainability as a "critical literacy" into all engineering streams. This paper was presented…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Engineering Education, Engineering, Foreign Countries