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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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Purcell, Wendy Maria; Henriksen, Heather; Spengler, John D. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Universities can do more to deliver against the sustainable development goals (SDGs), working with faculty, staff and students, as well as their wider stakeholder community and alumni body. They play a critical role in helping shape new ways for the world, educating global citizens and delivering knowledge and innovation into society.…
Descriptors: College Role, Transformational Leadership, Sustainable Development, Goal Orientation
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Reeves, Andrew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to explore co-learning classes, a novel approach to leveraging universities' capacity to contribute to the local sustainable development agenda whilst enhancing students' learning. These participatory classes were piloted within a UK university masters' module focussed on action for sustainability. The classes sought to…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Sustainable Development
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Richardson, Janet; Clarke, Daniel; Grose, Jane; Warwick, Paul – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the contribution of scenario-based learning aimed at raising awareness of sustainability in health-care practitioners. The Lancet Countdown on Climate Change calls for urgent action on health and climate change; this requires appropriate knowledge, skills and competencies that can be gained through…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Nursing, Nursing Education, Climate
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Melles, Gavin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: In the new Sustainability 2.0 era of education for sustainable development (ESD) transforming, curriculum remains a high interest topic, including in the UK. Among influential factors for progress, lecturer views on sustainable development and ESD in curriculum are important. In particular, the relationship between espoused views on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Masters Programs, Graduate School Faculty
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Fiselier, Evelien S.; Longhurst, James W. S.; Gough, Georgina K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider the position of education for sustainable development in the UK Higher Education (HE) sector with respect to the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and Higher Education Academy (HEA) Guidance for education for sustainable development (ESD). Design/methodology/approach: By means of a mixed-method…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Quality Assurance
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Ely, Adrian V. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The urgent challenges of sustainability require novel teaching methods facilitating different types of learning. The purpose of this paper is to examine the important role of experiential learning in higher education programmes relating to sustainability and to evaluate a number of teaching and learning activities (TLAs) that can be used…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Sustainability, Educational Innovation, Graduate Students
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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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Sassen, Remmer; Dienes, Dominik; Wedemeier, Johanna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to focus on the following research question--Which institutional characteristics are associated with sustainability reporting by UK higher education institutions? Design/methodology/approach: To answer the aforementioned research question, this study uses logistic regression. Findings: The results show that 17 per cent of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Higher Education, Disclosure
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Leal Filho, Walter; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Becker, Deisi; Skanavis, Constantina; Kounani, Aristea; Sardi, Chrysoula; Papaioannidou, Dimitra; Paço, 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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Emblen-Perry, Kay – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the value students place on the sustainable strategies game (SSG) which seeks to improve student engagement in business sustainability through enhanced game-based learning. This game provides an alternative collaborative learning environment to the traditional instructivist approach to enrich Education for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Business, Sustainability
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Murray, Jaylene – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Over the past few decades, universities have been recognized as ideal leaders for the development of policies and innovative solutions required to support the transition to sustainable societies. As a major stakeholder group, students play a significant role in moving this agenda forward; however, their actions remain understudied in the…
Descriptors: College Students, Sustainability, Student Role, Social Problems
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Mercer, Theresa G.; Kythreotis, Andrew P.; Robinson, Zoe P.; Stolte, Terje; George, Sharon M.; Haywood, Stephanie K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss a novel life cycle approach to education for sustainable development (ESD) where the students become "design thinkers". Design/methodology/approach: A case study on the creation, development and utilisation of educational games by university students is presented. The paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Instructional Design, Play
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Bajzelj, Bojana; Fenner, Richard A.; Curmi, Elizabeth; Richards, Keith S. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to enhance and complement teaching about resource system feedbacks and environmental modelling. Students were given an interactive exercise based on a research model (ForeseerTM), developed by an inter-disciplinary research team, that explores the interconnectivity of water, energy and land resources. Two…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Vignettes
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Altomonte, Sergio; Logan, Brian; Feisst, Markus; Rutherford, Peter; Wilson, Robin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to explore the opportunities offered by interactive and situated learning (e-learning and m-learning) in support of education for sustainability in disciplines of the built environment. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper illustrates the development of an online portal and a mobile app aimed at promoting students'…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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