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Burden, Håkan; Sprei, Frances – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to address the challenges of teaching sustainable development to computer engineering students. Part of the problem is that they perceive the topic as irrelevant for their future profession. Design/methodology/approach: To address this challenge, we introduced a project element into a course on sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Computer Science Education
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Holmén, Johan; Adawi, Tom; Holmberg, John – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: While sustainability-oriented education is increasingly placing importance on engaging students in inter- and transdisciplinary learning processes with societal actors and authentic challenges in the centre, little research attends to how and what students learn in such educational initiatives. This paper aims to address this by opening…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Learning Processes, Social Environment
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Leifler, Ola; Dahlin, Jon-Erik – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to report on how programme directors address sustainability within engineering education at Swedish universities and engineering colleges. Design/methodology/approach: The study was performed as a survey with follow-up interviews around the following core questions--to what extent do programme directors possess a deep…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, Program Administration, Administrator Attitudes
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Liwång, Hans – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study has a scope limited to a specific course and changes integrated to the core of the KTH naval architecture master program. The students in the program have earlier experience from engineering applications in a general sustainability perspective and understand the basic concepts within sustainability. Therefore, to introduce…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, Design
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Ostuzzi, Francesca; Hoveskog, Maya – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Teaching sustainable development at the higher education level requires that existing curricula are supplemented with multi-disciplinary (and sometimes multi-national) collaboration and integrated thinking. The purpose of this paper is to increase the understanding of a particular framework for business model innovation for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education, Feedback (Response)
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Argento, Daniela; Einarson, Daniel; Mårtensson, Lennart; Persson, Christel; Wendin, Karin; Westergren, Albert – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to unveil how sustainability is integrated into the courses/programmes of higher education institutions. The research question addressed is: how do academics representing different disciplines cooperate and engage in the work of integrating sustainability into their teaching programmes. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Universities, College Faculty
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Bolmsten, Johan; Kitada, Momoko – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the usefulness of an agile social learning method in higher education to build capacity for sustainable development at the community level. Social learning methods intend to empower students (and instructors) to work together in connection with real-life issues -- combined with acquiring a…
Descriptors: Socialization, Higher Education, Capacity Building, Sustainable Development
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Walsh, Zack; Böhme, Jessica; Lavelle, Brooke D.; Wamsler, Christine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to increase related knowledge across personal, social and ecological dimensions of sustainability and how it can be applied to support transformative learning. Design/methodology/approach: The paper provides a reflexive case study of the design, content and impact of a course on eco-justice that integrates relational…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Equal Education, Justice, Sustainability
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Rampasso, Izabela S.; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Cooper Ordóñez, Robert Eduardo; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; de Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The Mechanical Engineering course at the University of Campinas is composed of different disciplines in the areas of materials, mechanical design, manufacturing (production and manufacturing), computational systems, thermal and fluids. In the manufacturing area, in particular, there is a discipline entitled Productive Systems whose main…
Descriptors: Action Research, Engineering Education, Operations Research, College Faculty
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Bergquist, Daniel; Hempel, Christine A.; Lööf Green, John – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to describe an exploratory research and design process that uses illustrative techniques to bridge the gap between theoretical principles of systems ecology, stakeholder input and a workable physical planning strategy for Ultuna Campus in Uppsala, Sweden. Design/methodology/approach: Stakeholder interviews provide the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education
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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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McConville, Jennifer R.; Rauch, Sebastien; Helgegren, Ida; Kain, Jaan-Henrik – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: In today's complex society, there is an increasing demand to include a wider set of skills in engineering curricula, especially skills related to policy, society and sustainable development. Role-playing and gaming are active learning tools, which are useful for learning relationships between technology and society, problem solving in…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Role Playing
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Avery, Helen; Nordén, Birgitta – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The paper aims to provide a conceptual map of how to mediate between sustainability theory and practice in higher education and how disciplinary divides can be bridged. It further looks at issues linked to knowledge views and drivers for institutional change that affect opportunities for whole institution development promoting action…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Sustainability
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Kalsoom, Qudsia; Khanam, Afifa; Quraishi, Uzma – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to draw attention towards sustainability consciousness (SC) of pre-service teachers (student teachers) as their role is central in teaching for sustainable development. This paper investigated SC of the pre-service teachers in Pakistan and compared it with other undergraduate students in the country and with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Consciousness Raising
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Hanning, Andreas; Abelsson, Anna Priem; Lundqvist, Ulrika; Svanstrom, Magdalena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The aim of this study is to contribute to the quality improvement and long-term strategic development of education for sustainable development (ESD) in engineering education curricula. Design/methodology/approach: The content in 70 courses in environment and SD were characterized and quantified using course document text analysis.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Industry, Focus Groups, Alumni
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