NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Type
Information Analyses23
Journal Articles23
Reports - Research15
Reports - Evaluative3
Audience
Practitioners1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 23 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brunstein, Janette; Walvoord, Mark Edward; Cunliff, Ed – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the possible benefits of approaching sustainability-related teaching cases from the perspective of problem-posing (PP) instead of problem-solving (PS). Design/methodology/approach: A document analysis methodology (Silverman, 2011) was used to analyze sustainability teaching case study abstracts and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Case Studies, Management Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Arefin, Md. Arman; Nabi, Md. Nurun; Sadeque, Saalem; Gudimetla, Prasad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Literature limited in scope regarding the incorporation of sustainability into engineering curriculum encouraged authors to look at the current approaches of universities to the integration of sustainability into university curricula. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the literature published and analyse the university secondary…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Engineering Education, Integrated Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Menon, Shalini; Suresh, M. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The UN proclamation of 2005-2014 as the decade of education for sustainable development has been instrumental in creating awareness and driving higher education institutions (HEIs) in integrating sustainability into their system. The purpose of this paper is to explore and encapsulate practices adopted by universities and colleges across…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Practices, Environmental Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rodríguez Aboytes, Jorge Gustavo; Barth, Matthias – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to investigate how transformative learning has been conceptualised and operationalised in education for sustainable development (ESD) and sustainability learning and to collect evidence on how to support transformative learning in formal and non-formal environments. Design/methodology/approach: The authors conducted a…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Barrantes Briceño, Christian Eric; Almada Santos, Fernando César – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze some knowledge management (KM) frameworks that sustainable development goals (SDGs) can apply to such a challenging implementation. Design/methodology/approach: To accomplish this, a systematic scientific literature review was carried out about the KM concept. Searching, analyzing and collecting different KM…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Knowledge Management, Objectives, Barriers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Akeel, Usman Umar; Bell, Sarah Jayne; Mitchell, John E. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to present an assessment of the sustainability content of the Nigerian engineering curriculum in universities. Design/methodology/approach: Content analysis is used to generate and analyse data from three engineering documents, namely, the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards for Engineering Programmes in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, College Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Findler, Florian; Schönherr, Norma; Lozano, Rodrigo; Reider, Daniela; Martinuzzi, André – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to conceptualize impacts of higher education institutions (HEIs) on sustainable development (SD), complementing previous literature reviews by broadening the perspective from what HEIs do in pursuit of SD to how these activities impact society, the environment and the economy. Design/methodology/approach: The paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Colleges, Universities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rodriguez-Andara, Alejandro; Río-Belver, Rosa María; Rodríguez-Salvador, Marisela; Lezama-Nicolás, René – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to deliver a roadmap that displays pathways to develop sustainability skills in the engineering curricula. Design/methodology/approach: The selected approach to enrich engineering students with sustainability skills was active learning methodologies. First, a survey was carried out on a sample of 189 students…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Literacy, Active Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sandri, Orana; Holdsworth, Sarah; Thomas, Ian – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight both the need for measurement of graduate capabilities post-degree completion and the challenges posed by such a task. Higher education institutions provide an important site of learning that can equip future professionals with capabilities to manage and respond to complex sustainability…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Competence, Employment Qualifications, Sustainability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hamid, Suraya; Ijab, Mohamad Taha; Sulaiman, Hidayah; Anwar, Rina Md.; Norman, Azah Anir – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The explosion of social media use such as Facebook among higher education students is deemed to have great potential in widely disseminating environmental sustainability awareness. The paper aims to capture, summarise, synthesise and comment on the role of social media to garner interest of students and staff on environmental…
Descriptors: Social Media, Environmental Education, Recycling, Energy Conservation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berchin, Issa Ibrahim; Grando, Vanessa dos Santos; Marcon, Gabriela Almeida; Corseuil, Louise; Guerra, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze strategies that promote sustainability in higher education institutions (HEIs), focusing on the case study of a federal institute of higher education in Brazil. Design/methodology/approach: The research was based on a scientific literature review on sustainability in HEIs, to identify the recurrent actions for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Change Strategies, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wu, Yen-Chun Jim; Shen, Ju-Peng – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to provide a complete understanding of academic research into higher education for sustainable development (HESD). Design/methodology/approach: This study utilizes a systematic review of four scientific literature databases to outline topics of research during the UN's Decade of Education for Sustainable Development…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Scientific Research, Comparative Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lambrechts, Wim; Van Petegem, Peter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how competences for sustainable development and research interrelate within a context of competence-based higher education. Specific focus is oriented towards strengthening research competences for sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Following a hermeneutic-interpretive methodology, this…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Competency Based Education, Research Skills, Hermeneutics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hart, Timothy A.; Fox, Corey J.; Ede, Kenneth F.; Korstad, John – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the degree to which business schools, in particular MBA programs, have developed academic programs and centers specifically focused on corporate social responsibility and sustainability (CSRS) and, for those that have, promote them on their Web sites. The instruction of CSRS in institutions of…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Web Sites, Social Responsibility
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2