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Kyriakopoulos, Grigorios; Ntanos, Stamatios; Asonitou, Sofia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the underlying dimensions of environmental behavior (EB) and examine how environmental education (EE) and ecological sensitivity (ES) motivate the EB of Business Administration and Accounting students (BAS). Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire survey was conducted and a sample of 190 BAS…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Environmental Education, Ecology
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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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Bull, Richard; Romanowicz, Joanna; Jennings, Neil; Laskari, Marina; Stuart, Graeme; Everitt, Dave – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to present findings from an EU-funded international student-led energy saving competition (SAVES) on a scale previously unseen. There are multiple accounts of short-term projects and energy saving competitions encouraging pro-environmental behaviour change amongst students in university dormitories, but the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Conservation (Environment), College Students, Student Participation
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Leal Filho, Walter; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Becker, Deisi; Skanavis, Constantina; Kounani, Aristea; Sardi, Chrysoula; Papaioannidou, Dimitra; Pa├žo, Arminda; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; de Sousa, Luiza Olim; Raath, Schalk; Pretorius, Rudi Wessel; Shiel, Christine; Vargas, Valeria; Trencher, Gregory; Marans, Robert W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: There is a widely held belief that sustainable development (SD) policies are essential for universities to successfully engage in matters related to sustainability, and are an indicator of the extent to which they are active in this field. This paper aims to examine the evidence which currently exists to support this assumption. It…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Universities, School Policy
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Panatsa, Vasiliki Maria; Malandrakis, Georgios – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to detect preschool and primary school student-teachers' (STs) views about the social pillar of urban sustainability and particularly about the importance they attach to various social aspects of urban sustainability, and the perceived effectiveness of education in influencing these aspects. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers
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Bellou, Chrysanthi; Petreniti, Vassiliki; Skanavis, Constantina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to focus on the University of Aegean's non-academic staff's environmental sustainability attitudes and behavior both at work and at home, their perceptions for sustainability enforcement and their active participation skills. Design/methodology/approach: The research participants were the 101 non-academic staff working at…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), College Faculty
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Jones, Nikoleta; Roumeliotis, Spiridon; Iosifides, Theodoros; Hatziantoniou, Maria; Sfakianaki, Eleni; Tsigianni, Eleni; Thivaiou, Kalliopi; Biliraki, Athina; Evaggelinos, Kostas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The aim of the present study is to contribute to the discussion introducing the concept of social capital as a significant parameter influencing students' perceptions concerning greening initiatives in HEIs. Design/methodology/approach: A theoretical analysis is presented concerning the possible links of social capital components with…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Social Capital, Correlation, Foreign Countries
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Pitsiava-Latinopoulou, Magda; Basbas, Socrates; Gavanas, Nikolaos – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: In order to alleviate the impacts of traffic congestion that undermine the mobility and accessibility conditions of the Aristotle University campus, the paper aims at the presentation and description of a complementary network of alternative modes (i.e. pedestrian and bicycle) and the discussion of the appropriate measures for its…
Descriptors: Transportation, Foreign Countries, Campuses, Networks
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Kyridis, A.; Mavrikaki, E.; Tsakiridou, H.; Daikopoulos, J.; Zigouri, H. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2005
Purpose--Greek pedagogical students' attitudes towards environmental education in Greece are very important as these students represent future teachers who will affect the success of environmental education in schools. Therefore, the identification of their views will give us the potentiality to modify the curricula of pedagogical departments…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Primary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach