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Hogan, Deirdre; O'Flaherty, Joanne – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Goal 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) explicitly frames education as an enabler of change and a means to achieve all SDGs. This study aims to explore the nature and culture of science as an academic discipline and its capacity for the integration of education for sustainable development (ESD). Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Science Education, Sustainable Development, Objectives
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Homer, Stephen T.; Khor, Kuan Siew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to highlight a multidimensional model of sustainability practices that are considered meaningful and practical for implementation by higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: The Concept System® Global MAX© software facilitated the bottom-up approach of this study, where 32 staff and students of a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Sustainable Development, Concept Mapping, Private Colleges
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Alexander, Rob; Jacovidis, Jessica; Sturm, Deborah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an exploratory analysis of campus community member (i.e. students, faculty, staff) definitions of sustainability, their perceptions of select elements of sustainability culture and the relationship between the two. Design/methodology/approach: Researchers implemented a cross-sectional design where…
Descriptors: Definitions, Sustainability, Case Studies, College Students
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O'Brien, Emma; Culum Ilic, Bojana; Veidemane, Anete; Dusi, Davide; Farnell, Thomas; Šcukanec Schmidt, Ninoslav – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the development and piloting of a novel European framework for community engagement (CE) in higher education, which has been purposefully designed to progress the CE agenda in a European context. Design/methodology/approach: The proposed framework was co-created through the European Union (EU)-funded project…
Descriptors: Case Studies, School Community Relationship, Universities, Guidelines
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Stavrianakis, Kostas; Ramos, William – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine the organizational citizenship behaviors toward the environment among US-based faculty members, in social sciences, natural sciences, the humanities and engineering. Potential barriers that may stop academia from being more sustainable are examined but also the opportunities for academics to be involved in…
Descriptors: Sustainability, College Faculty, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
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Sánchez-Carracedo, Fermín; Romero-Portillo, Daniel; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Moreno-Pino, Francisco Manuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to present a methodology for analysing the extent to which students of a university degree perceive that they have received a good education for sustainable development (ESD). The methodology enables us to quantify this perception, which, in turn, allows us to determine: to what extent the objectives related to ESD are…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, Comparative Analysis, Undergraduate Students
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Rögele, Stefan; Rilling, Benedikt; Apfel, Dorothee; Fuchs, Johannes – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the role of professors as gatekeepers for sustainable development competencies (SDC) in disciplinary study programs. It aims to understand which factors are crucial for professors to integrate SDC into their teaching, their basic understanding of SDC, the actual degree of SDC integration and how suitable…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Role, Sustainable Development, Competence
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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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Landrum, Nancy E. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to learn how sustainability and the circular economy were being integrated into the curriculum of a Dutch university and to transfer that knowledge back to a US university business school curriculum. Given the resistance toward integrating sustainability into the US business school curriculum, the Dutch university served…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Sustainable Development, Urban Areas, Sustainability
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Lee, Seyeon; Manfredi, Louise R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore systematic strategies implemented at the School of Design, X University, to use materials more sustainably and responsibly in the design studios. Design/methodology/approach: Printing and prototype fabrication are a vital facet of design education. These physical products which consume vast quantities of…
Descriptors: Recycling, Sustainability, Consciousness Raising, Wastes
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Shephard, Kerry; Kalsoom, Qudsia; Gupta, Ritika; Probst, Lorenz; Gannon, Paul; Santhakumar, V.; Ndukwe, Ifeanyi Glory; Jowett, Tim – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Higher education is uncertain which sustainability-related education targets should be sought and monitored. Accepting that something needs to be measurable to be systematically improved, the authors explored how measures relate to potential targets. This paper aims to focus on dispositions to think critically (active open-minded thinking…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Critical Thinking, Educational Objectives
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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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Macheridis, Nikos; Paulsson, Alexander – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to investigate how sustainability has been incorporated -- or mainstreamed -- in a school at one university through techniques of responsibilization and accountabilization. Design/methodology/approach: Inspired by the extended case study methodology, the authors participated, observed and analyzed two audit-inspired…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Teacher Responsibility
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Bolger, Paul – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Despite the potential for research institutes to advance interdisciplinary research on university campuses, There have been few studies on how interdisciplinary research centres integrate multiple disciplines in practice, how they influence the collaborative behaviours of scientists and how they establish collaborative communities. This…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Scientists, Research Methodology
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