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Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Siqueira, Renê Grottoli; Martins, Vitor W. B.; Anholon, Rosley; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; Leal Filho, Walter; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted to verify the main characteristics of projects in a social entrepreneurship initiative. These features were used…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Community Programs, Community Needs, School Community Relationship
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Tominaga, Leonardo Keiti de Godoy; Martins, Vitor William Batista; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Pinto, Jefferson Souza; Leal Filho, Walter; Lima Junior, Francisco Rodrigues – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to critically analyze the engineering education focused on sustainability in supply chain management, in courses offered by Brazilian higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Topics related to sustainable supply chain management were listed from the literature and used as a framework to gather…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Sustainability, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Nolasco, Elaine; Vieira Duraes, Pedro Henrique; Pereira Gonçalves, Júlia; de Oliveira, Maria Cristina; Monteiro de Abreu, Lucijane; Nascimento de Almeida, Alexandre – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Universities are an example of institutions that aggregate people around work/study who consume water, energy and produce waste daily in their activities, generating an impact on the environment. The purpose of this study is to determine the quantity, composition and recycling potential of waste generated at the Faculdade UnB Planaltina…
Descriptors: Universities, Sanitation, Wastes, Hazardous Materials
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Barros, Murillo Vetroni; Puglieri, Fabio Neves; Tesser, Daniel Poletto; Kuczynski, Oksana; Piekarski, Cassiano Moro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Some universities have a commitment to both academic education and sustainable development, and the sustainable development goals can support several sustainable actions that universities may take as principles and attitudes. From this perspective, the purpose of this study is to present environmentally sustainable practices at a federal…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Conservation (Environment), Plastics, Energy Conservation
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Roysen, Rebeca; Cruz, Tânia Cristina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the pedagogical tools that can enhance transdisciplinarity in higher education and stimulate sustainability transitions, based on the case study of a partnership between the University of Brasilia and an ecovillage in Brazil. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative study was carried out, based on…
Descriptors: Universities, Environmental Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Junger da Silva, Raphael; Tommasetti, Roberto; Zaidan Gomes, Monica; da Silva Macedo, Marcelo Álvaro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to evaluate the undergraduate and graduate accounting students' perceptions of sustainable (or green) information technology (IT) and information system (IS) practices and their contribution to its implementation. Design/methodology/approach: A five-point Likert scale questionnaire was applied to 361 undergraduate and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Singh, Ananda Silva; Segatto, Andréa Paula – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the main challenges faced by two business schools and a higher education institution when implementing education for sustainability (EfS). Also, it seeks to identify facilitating elements that contribute to minimizing or eliminating barriers faced by these institutions when implementing EfS.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Business Schools
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Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Kalil, Rosa Maria Locatelli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an experience of inclusion of the theme "climate change" in a Brazilian public school through training conducted with teachers. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology was based on three specific phases: reflection, focusing on the application of a pretest with 45 questions directed…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Foreign Countries, Pretests Posttests
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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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Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Fritzen Gomes, Bárbara Maria; Damke, Luana Inês; Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Santos Rabello, Roberto dos – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions are widely known both for their promotion to education for sustainable development (ESD) and for their contribution as living labs to urban management strategies. As for strategies, smart and learning campuses have recently gained significant attention. This paper aims to report an air quality monitoring…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Campuses, Environmental Education
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Piekarski, Cassiano Moro; Puglieri, Fábio Neves; Araújo, Cristiane Karyn de Carvalho; Barros, Murillo Vetroni; Salvador, Rodrigo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on a life cycle assessment (LCA)-based ecodesign teaching practice via university-industry collaboration in an industrial engineering undergraduate course. Design/methodology/approach: A new course was designed and taught in the Industrial Engineering undergraduate course of a Federal University in…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education
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Rampasso, Izabela S.; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Cooper Ordóñez, Robert Eduardo; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; de Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The Mechanical Engineering course at the University of Campinas is composed of different disciplines in the areas of materials, mechanical design, manufacturing (production and manufacturing), computational systems, thermal and fluids. In the manufacturing area, in particular, there is a discipline entitled Productive Systems whose main…
Descriptors: Action Research, Engineering Education, Operations Research, College Faculty
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Scheffer, Ana Paula; Pagnussat Cechetti, Viviane; Lauermann, Lisandra Paola; Riasyk Porto, Eliara; Dalla Rosa, Francisco – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The United Nations (2030 Agenda) recognize the need to work with sustainable urban mobility problems such as traffic jams, pollution, inadequate infrastructure are becoming recurring issues in urban centers, directly affecting the quality of life. Such an unsustainable system is frequently observed at universities, as these houses a large…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Social Problems, Quality of Life, Strategic Planning
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Arruda Filho, Norman de Paula; Hino, Marcia Cassitas; Beuter, Barbara Przybylowicz – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to the discussion of the role of education in developing a new mindset for sustainability leadership by analyzing a project of a Brazilian business school that implemented a sustainability training module regarding the UN 2030 Agenda. Considering the purpose of signatory school of the UN Principles for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Social Responsibility, Role of Education, Leadership Training
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Frandoloso, Marcos Antonio; Gasparetto Rebelatto, Bianca – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Universities have an important role in articulation of the transformation of society, in the formation of individuals capable of acting in the processes that enable sustainable development goals (SDGs), in theoretical areas and in practical and concrete actions. Within the University of Passo Fundo (UPF), Brazil, some practices are being…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Universities, Social Change, Sustainable Development
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