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Rezaei, Amirreza; Ahmadi, Saba; Karimi, Hamid – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to determine the effect of online social networks on university students' environmentally responsible behavior (ERB). This research aimed to develop and test a behavioral model in the context of online social networks, where students' attitudes, knowledge and behavior influence their ERB. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, College Students, Student Behavior
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Correia, Elisabete; Sousa, Sara; Viseu, Clara; Leite, Joana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Through the application of the theory of planned behavior (TPB), this study aims to explore the main determinants of higher education students' pro-environmental behavior. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was conducted among the students of a public higher education institution (HEI) in Portugal, from March to May of 2020.…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Student Behavior, College Students, Business Schools
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Wang, Yijing; Sommier, Mélodine; Vasques, Ana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine whether the development of students' sustainability competences is dependent on how courses are delivered at higher education institutions (HEIs). It further investigates to what extent such competences can affect students' belief in the new environmental paradigm (NEP) and pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs).…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Competence, College Students
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Hesen, Robbert; Wals, Arjen E. J.; Tauritz, Rebekah L. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to demonstrate which course elements were responsible for community building, fostering subjectification and learning for being in an online course on environmental and sustainability education (ESE) during the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing. Design/methodology/approach: The study investigates a graduate-level…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Online Courses, Sustainability, COVID-19
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Heinrich, Falk; Kørnøv, Lone – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to contribute to the exploration of inter-disciplinary approaches in higher education for sustainability. It is a reflection on a case study linking students in the arts and sustainability science, through which the inter-disciplinary and problem-solving processes for solving a concrete sustainability challenge were…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Sustainability, College Students
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Baig, Muhammad Hamza; Waheed, Abdul; Rana, Irfan Ahmad; Abbas, Kulsoom – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the barriers halting the usage of sustainable modes of transportation in a university campus. Design/methodology/approach: Two large-scale universities, namely, Quaid-i-Azam University and the National University of Sciences and Technology, in Islamabad have been taken as case studies with a sample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Transportation, Sustainability
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Dixon, Joseph; Parker, Jonathan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to explore student perceptions of recycling and explore whether one university's strategy helped or hindered student recycling in their university's halls of residence. There is near-universal acknowledgement of the urgency of the climate crisis, yet household recycling rates remain low at 45.2%. Student-recycling rates…
Descriptors: Recycling, Student Attitudes, College Students, Student Behavior
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Bertossi, Alberto; Marangon, Francesco – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Changing the present behavior of individuals toward a more sustainable lifestyle is a complex task requiring a well-established strategy and institutional commitment. The purpose of this paper is to understand the strategic steps, as proposed by Steg and Vlek (2009), that has been mostly focused on by higher education institutions (HEIs)…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Conservation (Environment), Higher Education, Student Behavior
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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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Mohamad Saleh, Mohamad Saifudin; Md Kassim, Normalini; Alhaji Tukur, Naziru – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the relationship between a sustainable university brand and the intention of international students to study at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), one of Malaysia's premier universities. Moreover, the study explored the moderating effect of opinion leaders on the intention of international students to study at…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Students, Structural Equation Models, Universities
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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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Coelho, Márcia; Menezes, Isabel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The social dimension of Higher Education has gained relevance on the political and strategic discourses that urge Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to put University Social Responsibility (USR) into action and also recognise its importance for students' development. However, students' conceptions of USR are seldom explored. This paper…
Descriptors: Universities, Social Responsibility, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Alvarez-Castañon, Lorena del Carmen; Romero-Ugalde, Maricruz – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the university experience of a social laboratory that mixes science and art to instruct communities of sustainability practice in heterogeneous contexts through interpretive audio-visual ethnography and cinematographic language. Design/methodology/approach: The research approach was qualitative; data were…
Descriptors: Sciences, Art, Sustainability, Communities of Practice
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Collado, Silvia; Moreno, José David; Martín-Albo, José – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Although education for sustainable development (ESD) is a key tool in the transition to a more sustainable society, its integration in higher education remains scarce. One reason for this is that more evidence is needed about the effectiveness of ESD interventions. This study aims to address this gap in the literature by examining the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Intervention, College Students, Conservation (Environment)
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Ko, Wen-Hwa; Lu, Min-Yen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine Taiwanese hospitality students' self-reported professional competence in surplus food management and assess the usefulness of their university training in this area. Using the importance-performance analysis (IPA) method, it is possible to obtain a clearer understanding of the priority order of the items that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitality Occupations, Competence, Food Service
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