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Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Siqueira, Renê Grottoli; Martins, Vitor W. B.; Anholon, Rosley; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; Leal Filho, Walter; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted to verify the main characteristics of projects in a social entrepreneurship initiative. These features were used…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Community Programs, Community Needs, School Community Relationship
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Tominaga, Leonardo Keiti de Godoy; Martins, Vitor William Batista; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Pinto, Jefferson Souza; Leal Filho, Walter; Lima Junior, Francisco Rodrigues – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to critically analyze the engineering education focused on sustainability in supply chain management, in courses offered by Brazilian higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Topics related to sustainable supply chain management were listed from the literature and used as a framework to gather…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Sustainability, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Nolasco, Elaine; Vieira Duraes, Pedro Henrique; Pereira Gonçalves, Júlia; de Oliveira, Maria Cristina; Monteiro de Abreu, Lucijane; Nascimento de Almeida, Alexandre – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Universities are an example of institutions that aggregate people around work/study who consume water, energy and produce waste daily in their activities, generating an impact on the environment. The purpose of this study is to determine the quantity, composition and recycling potential of waste generated at the Faculdade UnB Planaltina…
Descriptors: Universities, Sanitation, Wastes, Hazardous Materials
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Zhang, Sumei; Frimpong Boamah, Emmanuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to use the optimization modeling method to explore whether there is an ideal arrangement of course enrollments that can yield optimal parking demand and supply on college campuses. Design/methodology/approach: Using the University of Louisville as a case study, this study deploys a three-step analytical…
Descriptors: Campuses, Facilities, Motor Vehicles, Transportation
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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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Pedro, Eugénia de Matos; Leitão, João; Alves, Helena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to identify stakeholders' perceptions of the effects associated with different components of intellectual capital (IC) on the sustainable development (SD) practices of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: The empirical approach uses a structural equation model to provide new empirical findings…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Public Colleges
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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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Aminpour, Payam; Gray, Steven; Richardson, Robert; Singer, Alison; Castro-Diaz, Laura; Schaefer, Marie; Ramlan, Mohd Aswad; Chikowore, Noleen Rutendo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate different ways in which faculty members of sustainability-related departments in universities across the world perceive, understand and define sustainability and how these definitions are linked to their demographics and epistemological beliefs. Design/methodology/approach: Scholars from different…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Definitions, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Ortega Lasuen, Unai; Ortuzar Iragorri, Maria Arritokieta; Diez, Jose Ramon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present the results of a study aimed at performing a first diagnosis of energy literacy and energy use in a Faculty of Education, by means of identifying energy consumption patterns, as well as energy literacy and commitments regarding energy transition. This diagnosis is the basis for establishing the foundations of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Energy, Energy Conservation
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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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Purcell, Wendy Maria; Henriksen, Heather; Spengler, John D. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Universities can do more to deliver against the sustainable development goals (SDGs), working with faculty, staff and students, as well as their wider stakeholder community and alumni body. They play a critical role in helping shape new ways for the world, educating global citizens and delivering knowledge and innovation into society.…
Descriptors: College Role, Transformational Leadership, Sustainable Development, Goal Orientation
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Di Maria, Eleonora; De Marchi, Valentina; Spraul, Katharina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the characteristics and performance of university-industry (U-I) collaboration for knowledge transfer in relation to environmental sustainability, considering for both parties of the collaborations. Design/methodology/approach: The study is explorative in nature, based on an original data set of more than 350…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Business Relationship, Industry, Foreign Countries
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