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Mohamad, Zeeda Fatimah; Mamat, Mohd Zufri; Muhamad Noor, Muhamad Faisal – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The notion of students as change agents have widely been used in the campus sustainability literature, but very little has been done to unpack what it really means in practice. This paper aims to critically investigate university students' perspectives on their role as a change agent for campus sustainability in the context of Malaysian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Change Agents, Student Participation
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Balakrishnan, Balamuralithara; Tochinai, Fumihiko; Kanemitsu, Hidekazu; Al-Talbe, Ali – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the impacts of education for sustainable development subject(s) offered at University A, Japan and University B, Malaysia on the attitude and perception toward environment, social and economic issues of sustainability among the engineering undergraduates of the institutions from different countries.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Engineering Education
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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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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Syed Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina; Sivapalan, Subarna; Mohd Zahidi, Azizah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the knowledge levels, attitudes and behaviours regarding the concept of sustainable development among pre-university programme educators, as well as the potential barriers and opportunities they face in adopting the concept of sustainable development in the teaching of the pre-university level chemistry module…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Sustainability, Teacher Attitudes
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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Sivapalan, Subarna; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina Syed; Zahidi, Azizah Mohd – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of foundation chemistry learners concerning the sustainable development concept. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative and quantitative studies were conducted. Atlas.ti software was used to analyse the chemistry curriculum based on selected themes and sub-themes. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Sustainable Development, Chemistry
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Tang, Kuok Ho Daniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the impacts of a sustainable development course on the beliefs, attitudes and intentions of a cohort of engineering students in a university in Miri, Malaysia, towards sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaire survey was conducted among the cohort of students encompassing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes
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Zen, Irina Safitri – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The paper aims to explore and analyse the potential of campus living learning laboratory (LLL) as an integrated mechanism to provide the innovative and creative teaching and learning experiences, robust research output and strengthening the campus sustainability initiatives by using the sustainability science approach.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Ting, Ding Hooi; Cheng, Charles Fang Chin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to assess the effectiveness of a student participatory approach and assessment to achieve an environmentally friendly behaviour and change strategy. Design/methodology/approach Three time-phase studies employed a participatory and experiential case in the form of ecotourism experiential learning and assessment using a…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Field Trips, Student Participation, Experiential Learning
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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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Nair, Subadrah Madhawa; Mohamed, Abdul Rashid; Marimuthu, Nagamah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the practice of teacher trainees on science and the relevance of science education. The study focuses on teacher trainees' practice on science teaching and its relevance to understanding science education. Design/methodology/approach: The study employed a survey method using questionnaires. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education
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Joseph, Corina; Nichol, Esmie Obrin; Janggu, Tamoi; Madi, Nero – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the level of environmental literacy among business lecturers in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: A survey, which involved a combination of newly developed items and items adopted from past studies, was used to collect data from 35 respondents (out of 70). Findings: The overall mean score for…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Business Education Teachers, Social Responsibility
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Amran, Azlan; Khalid, Siti Nabiha Abdul; Razak, Dzulkifli Abdul; Haron, Hasnah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of the Graduate School of Business at Univeristi Sains Malaysia (USM) in developing the new MBA programme, specialising in sustainable development. Design/methodology/approach: This paper describes the urgency for a source of education for sustainable development, particularly in the…
Descriptors: Business, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Business Administration Education
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Sanusi, Zainal Abidin; Khelghat-Doost, Hamoon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of Universiti Sains Malaysia in promoting the sustainable development agenda through its leadership role in the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Penang using an "inside-out approach". Design/methodology/approach: This paper describes the institutional structure, policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Case Studies, Agenda Setting