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Acosta Castellanos, Pedro Mauricio; Queiruga-Dios, Araceli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: In education concerning environmental issues, there are two predominant currents in the world, environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD). ESD is the formal commitment and therefore promoted by the United Nations, to ensure that countries achieve sustainable development. In contrast, EE was the first…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Engineering Education
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Holmes, Jayden; Moraes, Oli Rafael; Rickards, Lauren; Steele, Wendy; Hotker, Mette; Richardson, Anthony – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore emerging synergies and tensions between the twin moves to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and online learning and teaching (L&T) in higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A preliminary global exploration of universities' SDG-based L&T…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Zhang, YuYing; Wang, Peng – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Although several researchers have statistically analyzed references associated with education for sustainable development based on the co-citation frequency, evolutionary analysis based on high-citation references omits literature with low citation frequency, which has a significant impact on the evolution of a discipline. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Citation Analysis, Bibliometrics, Environmental Education
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Bertossi, Alberto; Marangon, Francesco – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Changing the present behavior of individuals toward a more sustainable lifestyle is a complex task requiring a well-established strategy and institutional commitment. The purpose of this paper is to understand the strategic steps, as proposed by Steg and Vlek (2009), that has been mostly focused on by higher education institutions (HEIs)…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Conservation (Environment), Higher Education, Student Behavior
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Poza-Vilches, Fátima; García-González, Esther; Solís-Espallargas, Carmen; Velasco-Martínez, Leticia C.; López-Alcarria, Abigail; Estrada-Vidal, Ligia Isabel; Jiménez-Fontana, Rocío; Rodríguez-Marín, Fátima; Puig-Gutiérrez, María; Tójar Hurtado, Juan Carlos; Gutiérrez-Pérez, José – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the presence of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) proposed by the UN (2015) in university degrees within the fields of education, humanities and environmental sciences (ES) at Andalusian public institutions (Spain). Design/methodology/approach: This paper shows an empirical analysis from a…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), State Universities, Course Descriptions, Sustainability
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Schmidt, Anthony – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Numerous higher education institutions have created policies that aim to reduce their carbon footprints. Most policies focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to energy production and consumption. One area that has received less attention has been greenhouse gas emissions from university air travel. The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Colleges, Air Transportation, Fuels, Ecology
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Leal Filho, Walter; Dinis, Maria Alzira Pimenta; Sivapalan, Subarna; Begum, Halima; Ng, Theam Foo; Al-Amin, Abul Quasem; Alam, Gazi Mahabubul; Sharifi, Ayyoob; Salvia, Amanda Lange; Kalsoom, Qudsia; Saroar, Mustafa; Neiva, Samara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: It is still unclear how Asian universities incorporate the theory or practice of sustainable development (SD) in their research and education programmes. To address this gap, the purpose of this paper is to report on a study that has examined how universities in Asian countries handle and address matters related to SD.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Fantauzzi, Chiara; Colasanti, Nathalie; Fiorani, Gloria; Frondizi, Rocco – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims, first of all, to analyze the extent to which Italian higher education institutions declare their mission statements in their official documents; then, to examine their content; and finally, to investigate whether mission statements include considerations on sustainability dimensions. Design/methodology/approach: After a…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Universities, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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