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Eugenio-Gozalbo, Marcia; Ramos-Truchero, Guadalupe; Suárez-López, Rafael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Gardens are being used at all educational stages, because they provide with a real-world context for active and experiential learning. In Spain, there exists a movement in favor of their incorporation to higher education for a variety of purposes but prevalently as an innovative resource to teach sciences to pre-service teachers. The…
Descriptors: Gardening, Horticulture, Foods Instruction, Nutrition Instruction
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Migliorini, Paola; Wezel, Alexander; Veromann, Eve; Strassner, Carola; Srednicka-Tober, Dominika; Kahl, Johannes; Bügel, Susanne; Briz, Teresa; Kazimierczak, Renata; Brives, Hélène; Ploeger, Angelika; Gilles, Ute; Lüder, Vanessa; Schleicher-Deis, Olesa; Rastorgueva, Natalia; Tuccillo, Fabio; Talgre, Liina; Kaart, Tanel; Ismael, Diana; Rembialkowska, Ewa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: To clarify needs and requests of the young generation to the contemporary and future education on food systems, this paper aims to examine the following issues: students' background knowledge, students' behaviour as consumers and food citizenship, most interesting topics of SFS for students and students' preferences and expectations in…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Expectation, Sustainable Development, Food
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Sánchez-Carracedo, Fermín; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Moreno-Pino, Francisco Manuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the presence of sustainability in 16 Spanish higher education curricula in the fields of education and engineering. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology uses two instruments: sustainability map and sustainability presence map. These instruments enable analysis of the number of subjects that develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Engineering Education, Sustainable Development
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Ortega Lasuen, Unai; Ortuzar Iragorri, Maria Arritokieta; Diez, Jose Ramon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present the results of a study aimed at performing a first diagnosis of energy literacy and energy use in a Faculty of Education, by means of identifying energy consumption patterns, as well as energy literacy and commitments regarding energy transition. This diagnosis is the basis for establishing the foundations of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Regueiro-Picallo, Manuel; Rojo-López, Gemma; Puertas, Jerónimo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the Strategic Research Consortium Centre for Technological Innovation in Building and Civil Engineering (A-CITEEC) and its scientific strategy for the promotion of research and higher education in building and civil engineering. Design/methodology/approach: By means of an approach based on the…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, Construction (Process), Research and Development, Innovation
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Ares-Pernas, Ana; Carvajal, Carmen Coronado; Gomis Rodríguez, Alfonso; Fernández Ibáñez, María Isabel; Díaz Casás, Vicente; Zaragoza Fernández, María Sonia; Bouza Fernández, María Sonia; Santos Pita, Manuela del Pilar; García Allut, Antonio Domingo; Comesaña Pérez, María Pilar; Caínzos López, María Jesús; Feal Cabezón, Belén; Torres Miño, Araceli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present and describe the main actions carried out in six different faculties and common areas such as cultural and research centres and administrative buildings in the Ferrol campus at the University of A Coruña to achieve the second green flag on a Galician University. Design/methodology/approach: A case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Conservation (Environment), Sustainable Development
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Bugallo-Rodríguez, Anxela; Vega-Marcote, Pedro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions have a valuable dual role in disseminating the circular economy (CE) as a new sustainability paradigm. First, the university teaches students about this subject. Second, it prepares future teachers to incorporate sustainability into other educational levels. This paper aims to present the results of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers
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Coronado, Carmen; Freijomil-Vázquez, Carla; Fernández-Basanta, Sara; Andina-Díaz, Elena; Movilla-Fernández, María-Jesús – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions have a significant impact in preparing future generations for the creation of a sustainable society. By formulating appropriate curricula, the university can shape student personality with sustainability concerns. This study aims to present the results of a teaching approach on environmental sustainability…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Torrijos, Verónica; Soto, Manuel; Calvo Dopico, Domingo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The University of A Coruña (UDC) elaborated the SOSTAUGA project, aiming to reach a higher sustainable level of its water management. SOSTAUGA defined four priority points of action: the restoration of the natural courses on the campus; the adoption of an ecological sanitation model; the sustainable management of urban runoff; and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water, Natural Resources, Water Quality
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Servia, María J.; Cao, Anxo; Lueje, Yaiza R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Invasive species are under the spotlight because of their detrimental effects on biodiversity. However, management of invasions presents multiple dimensions frequently difficult to disentangle. This complex topic has been tackled through a service-learning project on an invasive insect ("Vespa velutina"), a bee-eating species…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Biodiversity, Science Activities
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Fabregá, Marian Buil; Masferrer, Núria; Patau, Josep; Miró Pérez, Albert-P. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to analyse the relationship between entrepreneurial skills and innovation commitment and entrepreneurial skills and environmental commitment as drivers of awareness on sustainable development of higher education students. Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 1,318 business and management students out of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship
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Rey-Garcia, Marta; Mato-Santiso, Vanessa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the roles that social capital and real-world learning may play in enhancing the effects of university education for sustainable development (ESD) on social sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: A conceptual framework that identifies the plausible effects of university ESD on social…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Service Learning, Sustainable Development, Sustainability
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Martinez-Buján, Raquel; Santiago-Gómez, Elvira; Diz, Carlos; Cortes-Vazquez, Jose A.; Golías, Montserrat – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to show how the Green Campus Program has been implemented at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of A Coruña (Spain). It describes the criteria used to create teaching sustainability actions related to community engagement to introduce education for sustainable development into college curricula.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sociology, Sustainable Development, College Environment
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Cebrián, Gisela; Pascual, David; Moraleda, Álvaro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to present the results from a questionnaire distributed to a group of Spanish postgraduate teacher students pursuing a Master's Degree in Secondary School Education. The aims of the administered questionnaire were to identify students' perceptions of the development of sustainability competencies; to analyse the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Secondary Education
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Pacheco, Lluís; Ningsu, Luo; Pujol, Toni; Gonzalez, Jose Ramon; Ferrer, Inès – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a case study concerning the development of sustainable energy partnerships involving engineering faculty and undergraduate students at the University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Design/methodology/approach: Faculty were motivated to seek partnerships with public and private entities in the local area for the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Active Learning, Undergraduate Students
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