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Leal Filho, Walter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to outline the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to universities and how they may react. Design/methodology/approach: A description of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to higher education institutions is presented at different levels. Findings: Even though the COVID-19 pandemic affects higher education institutions in…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Anholon, Rosley; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Silva, Diogo A. L.; Leal Filho, Walter; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gon├žalves – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Considering the requirements of sustainable development regarding professionals training and the challenges evidenced during Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, this study aims to contribute to the debates regarding the need to insert sustainability into engineering education in the current context. Design/methodology/approach: For…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Engineering Education, Sustainable Development
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Booth, Annie; Earley, Sinead; Aben, Kyle; Otter, Barbara; Corrigal, Todd; Ray, Christie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss an innovative course offered as a partnership between the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) (Canada), the Prince George Chamber of Commerce (Canada) and local businesses: UNBC's third-year undergraduate/graduate course, carbon and energy management. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Federal Government
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Thomas, Timothy G. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present the case of a semester-long study-abroad education class in Italy. This course explored place-based methods that classroom teachers (K-12) might use to connect students' outdoor surroundings to extend the lessons they learn in school about environmental sustainability. The experience of the university instructor…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Course Descriptions, Place Based Education, College Faculty
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Sulkowski, Adam J.; Kowalczyk, Wojciech; Ahrendsen, Bruce L.; Kowalski, Robert; Majewski, Edward – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: While progress has been made in the realm of teaching about sustainability to business students, integrating sustainability into experiential learning with a systemic mindset has been identified by leading scholars as an area for improvement. The purpose of this paper is to describe a pilot project in which students prepared a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education
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McWhirter, Nathan Daniel; Shealy, Tripp – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to introduce a case-based module teaching sustainable engineering, linking the Envision rating system with behavioral decision science. Three complete modules are publicly available in a repository for any instructor to adapt, use and review. Design/methodology/approach: A case study was written about the Tucannon River…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
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Hill, Laura M.; Wang, Deane – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Higher education institutions increasingly have gained momentum in integrating sustainability into university curricula. The purpose of this paper is to elucidate the approval, implementation and management process of the new university-wide, general education requirement in sustainability at the University of Vermont (UVM). The intent is…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Sustainability, General Education, Required Courses
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Sengupta, Debalina; Huang, Yinlun; Davidson, Cliff I.; Edgar, Thomas F.; Eden, Mario R.; El-Halwagi, Mahmoud M. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: Sustainable manufacturing may be defined as the creation of manufactured products that use processes that are non-polluting, conserve energy and natural resources, and are economically sound and safe for employees, communities and consumers. Recently, there have been several industrial and governmental endeavors to launch sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Manufacturing, Engineering Education, Networks
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Khan, Tehmina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to identify the offering and nature (scope) of sustainability accounting courses at universities that have signed the Talloires Declaration and also at universities with prominent sustainability accounting researchers' affiliations. For this purpose a university web sites content analysis for sustainability…
Descriptors: Profiles, Accounting, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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Glassey, Jarka; Haile, Sue – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe a concentrated strategy to embed sustainability teaching into a (chemical) engineering undergraduate curriculum throughout the whole programme. Innovative teaching approaches in subject-specific context are described and their efficiency investigated. Design/methodology/approach: The activities in…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Stubbs, Wendy; Schapper, Jan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on efforts to develop two stand-alone subjects on sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in a mainstream business curriculum at Monash University, Australia. Design/methodology/approach: This paper presents details on the educational rationale and design of the two subjects in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Design, Foreign Countries, Social Responsibility
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Atherton, Alison; Giurco, Damien – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to detail the design of a campus climate change strategy, transport strategy and paper reduction strategy at the University of Technology, Sydney (Australia). Design/methodology/approach: The approach to strategy development used desktop research and staff/student consultation to inform the development of objectives,…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Governance, Foreign Countries, Climate
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Naeem, Malik A.; Peach, Neil W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how a consortium of universities in the Asia Pacific region are endeavouring to make a contribution to the implementation of education for sustainable development (ESD) through their participation with and the operation of the Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research Net…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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Wals, Arjen E. J. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify components and educational design principles for strengthening sustainability competence in and through higher education. Design/methodology/approach: This is a conceptual paper that uses an exemplary autobiographical empirical case study in order to illustrate and support a line of reasoning.…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Socialization, Learning Processes, Transformative Learning
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Sibbel, Anne – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2009
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to contribute to aligning higher education towards meeting the challenge of global sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: The barriers to sustainability are juxtaposed against the resources, responsibilities and potential of higher education. Ideas from several models and from within several disciplines are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Barriers, Global Approach
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