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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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Charli-Joseph, Lakshmi; Escalante, Ana E.; Eakin, Hallie; Solares, Ma. José; Mazari-Hiriart, Marisa; Nation, Marcia; Gómez-Priego, Paola; Pérez-Tejada, César A. Domínguez; Bojórquez-Tapia, Luis A. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The authors describe the challenges and opportunities associated with developing an interdisciplinary sustainability programme in an emerging economy and illustrate how these are addressed through the approach taken for the development of the first postgraduate programme (MSc and PhD) in sustainability science at the National Autonomous…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Science Education, Graduate Study, Curriculum Development
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Savelyeva, Tamara; McKenna, James R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to build a detailed description of the Global Seminar (GS) curricula model by exploring its on-the-ground participatory practices in America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Design/methodology/approach: Within a qualitative research design framework, the authors interviewed 20 faculty members from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Sustainability
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Lozano-Garcia, Francisco J.; Huisingh, Donald; Delgado-Fabian, Monica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to show the activities that have been implemented in Monterrey Campus of Tecnologico de Monterrey to infuse sustainable development (SD) into the academic components, as well as to document similar SD activities that are being implemented in other campuses within the Tecnologico de Monterrey system. Another…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Team Teaching, Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Lozano-Garcia, Francisco J.; Gandara, Guillermo; Perrni, Orietta; Manzano, Mario; Hernandez, Dora Elia; Huisingh, Donald – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present information about a team-teaching course on sustainable development (SD) for educators in an institution of higher education, Monterrey Campus of ITESM in Mexico. Design/methodology/approach - Four faculty members were invited to work together with the Sustainable Campus Programme coordinator in the…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods
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Ollervides, F.; Farrell, T. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present The School for Field Studies-Center for Coastal Studies (SFS-CCS) as a success story in sustainable development education. This success is based on a unique academic model, which incorporates sustainable development opportunities and challenges faced by the local community into the program…
Descriptors: Community Benefits, Water Quality, Field Studies, Ecology
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Farrell, T. A.; Ollervides, F. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2005
Purpose: To present the School for Field Studies-Centre for Coastal Studies (SFS-CCS) study abroad Mexico program, and consider its relative success as a sustainable development education program. Design/methodology/approach: The SFS-CCS academic model and results of its implementation are presented. Program success is discussed by applying…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Research, Student Projects, Field Studies