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Xie, Xiaohuan; Qin, Shiyu; Gou, Zhonghua; Yi, Ming – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Aiming to find out how to incorporate green building into the architectural curriculum, this study aims to explore the psychological path for cultivating architectural students' awareness and motivation to learn the green design concepts and related technologies. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a global review of relevant…
Descriptors: Building Design, Architectural Education, Energy Conservation, Ecological Factors
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Liu, Liguang; Gao, Lianhong – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the processes. Design/methodology/approach: Besides a review of campus sustainability initiatives at higher education institutions in China, the case of Central University…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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Qu, Zejing; Huang, Wen; Zhou, Zhengjun – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of applying sustainability to the engineering curriculum at a university in China. Design/methodology/approach: A new curriculum, "ethics, involvement and sustainability," was designed and presented to engineering students from an undergraduate major in quality…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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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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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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Zhao, Wanxia; Zou, Yonghua – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine the cross-institutional variation in university greenness and analyze its underlying dynamics. Design/methodology/approach: This study constructs a University Greenness Index (UGI) and conducts multivariate regression. Findings: This study finds variation within two dimensions; in the vertical dimension,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Colleges
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Murray, Jaylene – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Over the past few decades, universities have been recognized as ideal leaders for the development of policies and innovative solutions required to support the transition to sustainable societies. As a major stakeholder group, students play a significant role in moving this agenda forward; however, their actions remain understudied in the…
Descriptors: College Students, Sustainability, Student Role, Social Problems
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Hull, R. Bruce; Kimmel, Courtney; Robertson, David P.; Mortimer, Michael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to describe, explain and evaluate a graduate education program that provides international project experiences and builds competencies related to collaborative problem-solving, cultural capacity to work globally and sustainable development. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative analysis of survey data from 28 students…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Program Descriptions, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Yen-Chun Jim; Shen, Ju-Peng; Kuo, Tsuang – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the holistic picture of sustainability curricula in Asian higher education. Design/methodology/approach: Content analysis was conducted based on Asian management education for sustainability in higher education. Online courses arrangement, teaching methods, instructors' educational background and…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Content Analysis, Administrator Education
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Lo, Kevin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the focuses, motivations and challenges of achieving campus sustainability in Chinese higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A multisite case study was conducted in Changchun City, Jilin, where eight HEIs of various types were examined. Structured interviews with school…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Campuses
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Zhao, Wanxia; Zou, Yonghua – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine green university initiatives in the context of China, using Tsinghua University, which is China's green university pioneer, as a case study. Design/methodology/approach: The research method used for this paper is a case study based on participant observation and document analysis. The approach to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Participant Observation, Content Analysis
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Niu, Dongjie; Jiang, Dahe; Li, Fengting – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the significance of developments across Chinese higher education in the field of education and learning for sustainable development (SD) and to assess the relative impact of these initiatives. Design/methodology/approach: This is a review of policy and practice to examine developments, challenges,…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Research Needs, Higher Education, Social Change