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Dziubaniuk, Olga; Nyholm, Monica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore methods of teaching sustainability and business ethics, relevant to the modern demand for student's skills and knowledge. The study explores the challenges of teaching a business school undergraduate-level course and argues that a constructivist pedagogy is a suitable epistemological approach for designing a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Sustainable Development, Ethics, Business Administration Education
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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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Emblen-Perry, Kay – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to present a novel pedagogical approach to education for sustainability within the business curriculum that adopts a sustainability audit of a fictional company presented as a case study as the focus of learning, teaching and assessment. It evaluates the user's ability to provide the active learning called for in education…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Audits (Verification), Experiential Learning, Business Administration Education
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Stauffacher, M.; Walter, A. I.; Lang, D. J.; Wiek, A.; Scholz, R. W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the transdisciplinary case study (TCS) as a learning framework based on what we call functional socio-cultural constructivism and project-based learning (PBL). In doing so, the paper attempts to illustrate the applicability of TCS to learn competencies and skills necessary to research problems of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), World Problems, Research Problems, Student Projects
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Mieg, Harald A. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: This paper aims at a better understanding of expert roles in transdisciplinary projects. Thus, the main purpose is the analysis of the roles of experts in transdisciplinary projects. Design/methodology/approach: The analysis of the ETH-UNS case studies from the point of view of the psychology of expertise and the sociology of professions…
Descriptors: Sociology, Psychology, Case Studies, Internet
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Farrell, T. A.; Ollervides, F. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2005
Purpose: To present the School for Field Studies-Centre for Coastal Studies (SFS-CCS) study abroad Mexico program, and consider its relative success as a sustainable development education program. Design/methodology/approach: The SFS-CCS academic model and results of its implementation are presented. Program success is discussed by applying…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Research, Student Projects, Field Studies