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Birdman, Jodie; Wiek, Arnim; Lang, Daniel J. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This research aims to investigate the role of project-based-learning within graduate sustainability curricula through the lens of key competence development. Project-based learning has become a widely recommended pedagogy for sustainability education. It is hypothesized that through collaboration, student autonomy and real-world…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Alm, Karin; Beery, Thomas H.; Eiblmeier, David; Fahmy, Tarek – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to understand better the student awareness and knowledge on how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are used in higher education institutions (HEIs) to motivate students' learning on sustainability. It is essential to consider students' understanding of sustainability at the end of their studies to assess whether they…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Knowledge Level, Sustainable Development
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Schmidt, Matthew; Hobbie, Hannes; Hauser, Philipp – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop an analytical framework toward facilitating the quantitative measurement of interdisciplinary understanding regarding sustainable energy systems with an application in the area of capacity-building projects in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: The analytical framework is developed using…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Capacity Building, Program Descriptions, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Griebeler, Juliane Sapper; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Salvia, Amanda Lange; Leal Filho, Walter; Reginatto, Giovana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the extent to which the sustainable development goals (SDGs) are being considered at higher education institutions (HEIs) and propose and test the possible acceptance of a list of indicators to evaluate the contribution of HEIs to the SDGs. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology consisted of the collection…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Educational Indicators, Educational Assessment
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Collado, Silvia; Moreno, José David; Martín-Albo, José – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Although education for sustainable development (ESD) is a key tool in the transition to a more sustainable society, its integration in higher education remains scarce. One reason for this is that more evidence is needed about the effectiveness of ESD interventions. This study aims to address this gap in the literature by examining the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Intervention, College Students, Conservation (Environment)
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Rajabifard, Abbas; Kahalimoghadam, Masoud; Lumantarna, Elisa; Herath, Nilupa; Hui, Felix Kin Peng; Assarkhaniki, Zahra – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for all communities and jurisdictions require a comprehensive roadmap that encompasses all dimensions of data infrastructure, social, economic, environmental and governance ecosystems. With this in mind, this paper aims to establish the link between the curriculum and intended…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Curriculum Development
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Yilmaz Findik, Leyla; Bayram, Ilknur; Canaran, Özlem – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how sustainable development (SD) is conceptualized by pre-service English language teachers in Turkey and design a specialized course syllabus on SD in English language teaching (ELT) in the light of the research findings. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a mixed-methods sequential…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Ngo, Truc Thanh; Chase, Bradley – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Environmental sustainability and social contexts are becoming increasingly important concepts. The infusion of sustainability and humanitarian engineering (HE) into the academic core curriculum is often challenging. This study aims to provide an understanding of students' perceptions and attitudes toward the incorporation of active…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Projects, Active Learning, Sustainability
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Klapp, Jamie; Bouvier-Brown, Nicole C. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyze undergraduate science majors' perceptions of climate change. Design/methodology/approach: Three science major student cohorts at Loyola Marymount University -- first-year exposure (first-years taking a course related to climate science), first-year control (first-years taking a course unrelated to climate…
Descriptors: Climate, Undergraduate Students, Knowledge Level, Majors (Students)
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Giannetti, Biagio F.; Velazquez, Luis; Perkins, Krystal M.; Trillas-Ortiz, Marisela; Anaya-Eredias, Carlos; Agostinho, Feni; Almeida, Cecilia M. V. B.; Alves Pinto, Marcos Jose; Munguia, Nora – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Students play an unequivocal role in sustainable universities as they are theorized to embody the mission of a sustainable university through a sustainable lifestyle and spread sustainability practices during their professional careers. Despite this, it is not well known how or why students come to embody a sustainable lifestyle. This…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Characteristics, Psychological Patterns, Positive Attitudes
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Wodika, Alicia B.; Middleton, Wendi K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study identified the attitudes and behaviors of college students regarding their advocacy for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Specifically, perceptions of climate change were assessed and advocacy activities were identified for climate change and/or other topics. Design/methodology/approach: Using convenience sampling,…
Descriptors: Climate, Advocacy, Correlation, Student Empowerment
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Bagur-Femenías, Llorenç; Buil-Fabrega, Marian; Aznar, Juan Pedro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to analyse how to adapt teaching and learning methodologies to new generations of digital natives to promote their commitment to sustainable development. The research explores the existence of a relationship between digital natives' characteristics, individual dynamic capabilities and their commitment to…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Competence, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
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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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Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Kalil, Rosa Maria Locatelli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an experience of inclusion of the theme "climate change" in a Brazilian public school through training conducted with teachers. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology was based on three specific phases: reflection, focusing on the application of a pretest with 45 questions directed…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Foreign Countries, Pretests Posttests
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Brandt, Jan-Ole; Bürgener, Lina; Barth, Matthias; Redman, Aaron – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to provide a holistic approach to assessing student teachers' competence development in education for sustainable development (ESD). This is to provide evidence on which teaching and learning formats help to foster which aspects of ESD-specific professional action competence in teachers. The studied competencies consist of…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Sustainable Development, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Education Programs
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