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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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Levesque, Vanessa R.; Wake, Cameron P. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how the process of creating and implementing sustainability competencies across a university illuminate dynamics of organizational change. The push to advance education for sustainable development in higher education will likely require transformation of existing policies and practices. A set of…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Noy, Sue; Capetola, Teresa; Patrick, Rebecca – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Education for Sustainability in Higher Education (ESHE) sits within and across disciplinary settings that share the need for a framework that provides a basis for pedagogy, assessment and learning outcomes (Kalsoom, 2019). ESHE strives to create transformative learning spaces that help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Transformative Learning, Sustainability, Undergraduate Students
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Ferguson, Therese; Roofe, Carmel Geneva – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this case study is to focus on the role of higher education in the realisation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, discussing both challenges and opportunities. Drawing on the example of The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Education (SOE) (Mona Campus in Jamaica), this paper illustrates how higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Role of Education
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Roysen, Rebeca; Cruz, Tânia Cristina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the pedagogical tools that can enhance transdisciplinarity in higher education and stimulate sustainability transitions, based on the case study of a partnership between the University of Brasilia and an ecovillage in Brazil. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative study was carried out, based on…
Descriptors: Universities, Environmental Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Wamsler, Christine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Current approaches to sustainability science and education focus on (assessing and addressing) the external world of ecosystems, wider socio-economic structures, technology and governance dynamics. A major shortcoming of such approaches is the neglect of inner dimensions and capacities (which constrains education for sustainability as an…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Intervention, Social Change, Decision Making
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Jodoin, Joshua John – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of education for sustainable development (ESD) approaches in English as a foreign language (EFL) in Japanese higher education. Design/methodology/approach: A content and language integrated learning (CLIL) University-level course was run over two separate semesters--the first as a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Sustainable Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Pauer, Stefan U.; Pilon, Angelique; Badelt, Brad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate sustainability research collaborations between the City of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia (UBC), as a case study to better understand how to use city-university partnerships to advance effective urban sustainability policy and practices. The study compiles a basic inventory of partnerships…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Partnerships in Education, Universities, Urban Areas
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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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Argento, Daniela; Einarson, Daniel; Mårtensson, Lennart; Persson, Christel; Wendin, Karin; Westergren, Albert – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to unveil how sustainability is integrated into the courses/programmes of higher education institutions. The research question addressed is: how do academics representing different disciplines cooperate and engage in the work of integrating sustainability into their teaching programmes. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Universities, College Faculty
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Berker, Thomas; Woods, Ruth – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the relevance and use of the concept "reverse salient" in ambitious infrastructural change. Thomas Hughes, in his seminal study of socio-technical system building, observed that the elimination of "reverse salients", i.e. subsystems that because of their limited performance…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Energy Conservation, Conservation (Environment), Creativity
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Bolmsten, Johan; Kitada, Momoko – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the usefulness of an agile social learning method in higher education to build capacity for sustainable development at the community level. Social learning methods intend to empower students (and instructors) to work together in connection with real-life issues -- combined with acquiring a…
Descriptors: Socialization, Higher Education, Capacity Building, Sustainable Development
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Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Fritzen Gomes, Bárbara Maria; Damke, Luana Inês; Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Santos Rabello, Roberto dos – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions are widely known both for their promotion to education for sustainable development (ESD) and for their contribution as living labs to urban management strategies. As for strategies, smart and learning campuses have recently gained significant attention. This paper aims to report an air quality monitoring…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Campuses, Environmental Education
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Hernandez-Diaz, Paula M.; Polanco, Jorge-Andrés; Castaño, Sandra Milena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to know how university's strategic managers, from both academic and administrative systems, perceive the relationship between sustainability and accreditation as sustainability incorporation and the quality of their processes are amongst the actual challenges of universities. Design/methodology/approach: This paper opted…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Walsh, Zack; Böhme, Jessica; Lavelle, Brooke D.; Wamsler, Christine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to increase related knowledge across personal, social and ecological dimensions of sustainability and how it can be applied to support transformative learning. Design/methodology/approach: The paper provides a reflexive case study of the design, content and impact of a course on eco-justice that integrates relational…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Equal Education, Justice, Sustainability
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