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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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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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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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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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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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Al-Naqbi, Ali Khalfan; Alshannag, Qasim – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to investigate United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward education for sustainable development (ESD) and the environment. Several independent variables (i.e. students' gender, nationality, college, academic level and grade point average [GPA]) were also considered.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes
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Biasutti, Michele; Makrakis, Vassilios; Concina, Eleonora; Frate, Sara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a professional development experience for higher education academic staff within the framework of an international Tempus project focused on reorienting university curricula to address sustainability. The project included revising curricula to phase sustainable development principles into university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Sustainability
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Cheung, Tsz Yan; Fok, Lincoln; Cheang, Chi-Chiu; Yeung, Chi Ho; So, Wing-Mui Winnie; Chow, Cheuk-Fai – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The problem of plastic wastes is serious nowadays worldwide, although plastic wastes recycling is already in practice. To promote sustainability in plastic waste recycling, the quality of wastes collected should be maintained well, resulted from a good recycling practice. This paper aims to study a new plastic recycling bin (PRB) and…
Descriptors: Recycling, Plastics, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment)
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Savage, Emma; Tapics, Tara; Evarts, John; Wilson, Jeffrey; Tirone, Susan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to compare the program design of a sustainability leadership certificate to participants' perceptions of their in-program learnings and competencies development. The authors present the results from the analysis of one program evaluation component, a survey, which was delivered before the program start and at…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Sustainability, Program Design, Statistical Analysis