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Xie, Xiaohuan; Qin, Shiyu; Gou, Zhonghua; Yi, Ming – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Aiming to find out how to incorporate green building into the architectural curriculum, this study aims to explore the psychological path for cultivating architectural students' awareness and motivation to learn the green design concepts and related technologies. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a global review of relevant…
Descriptors: Building Design, Architectural Education, Energy Conservation, Ecological Factors
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Eugenio-Gozalbo, Marcia; Ramos-Truchero, Guadalupe; Suárez-López, Rafael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Gardens are being used at all educational stages, because they provide with a real-world context for active and experiential learning. In Spain, there exists a movement in favor of their incorporation to higher education for a variety of purposes but prevalently as an innovative resource to teach sciences to pre-service teachers. The…
Descriptors: Gardening, Horticulture, Foods Instruction, Nutrition Instruction
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Mac-lean, Claudia; Vargas, Luis Santiago; Uribe, Gonzalo; Aldea, Cristian; Lares, Lorna; Mercado, Oscar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a panoramic and systematic view of 10 Sustainable Campus Network (SCN) universities' internal entities in charge of the sustainability effort -- such as offices, committees, units, programs, or other, showing how some institutions have gained increasing deployment and momentum. However, their…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Campuses, Networks, Universities
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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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Mohamad, Zeeda Fatimah; Mamat, Mohd Zufri; Muhamad Noor, Muhamad Faisal – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The notion of students as change agents have widely been used in the campus sustainability literature, but very little has been done to unpack what it really means in practice. This paper aims to critically investigate university students' perspectives on their role as a change agent for campus sustainability in the context of Malaysian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Change Agents, Student Participation
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Weber, Jana M.; Lindenmeyer, Constantin P.; Liò, Pietro; Lapkin, Alexei A. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Approaches to solving sustainability problems require a specific problem-solving mode, encompassing the complexity, fuzziness and interdisciplinary nature of the problem. This paper aims to promote a complex systems' view of addressing sustainability problems, in particular through the tool of network science, and provides an outline of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Workshops, Sustainability
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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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Murray, Sandra; Peterson, Corey; Primo, Carmen; Elliott, Catherine; Otlowski, Margaret; Auckland, Stuart; Kent, Katherine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Food insecurity and poor access to healthy food is known to compromise tertiary studies in university students, and food choices are linked to student perceptions of the campus food environment. The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence, demographic and education characteristics associated with food insecurity in a sample of…
Descriptors: Incidence, Food Service, Hunger, College Environment
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Fedi, Angela; La Barbera, Francesco; De Jong, Annabelle; Rollero, Chiara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The market of bottled water is one of the largest in the world. Paradoxically, the consumption of water in plastic bottles is highest in countries rich in the potable tap water of excellent quality. This paper aims to gain a better understanding of the factors that foster or hinder the intention to use refillable water bottles by…
Descriptors: Intention, Adoption (Ideas), Conservation (Environment), Water
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Migliorini, Paola; Wezel, Alexander; Veromann, Eve; Strassner, Carola; Srednicka-Tober, Dominika; Kahl, Johannes; Bügel, Susanne; Briz, Teresa; Kazimierczak, Renata; Brives, Hélène; Ploeger, Angelika; Gilles, Ute; Lüder, Vanessa; Schleicher-Deis, Olesa; Rastorgueva, Natalia; Tuccillo, Fabio; Talgre, Liina; Kaart, Tanel; Ismael, Diana; Rembialkowska, Ewa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: To clarify needs and requests of the young generation to the contemporary and future education on food systems, this paper aims to examine the following issues: students' background knowledge, students' behaviour as consumers and food citizenship, most interesting topics of SFS for students and students' preferences and expectations in…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Expectation, Sustainable Development, Food
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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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Daub, Claus-Heinrich; Hasler, Marina; Verkuil, Arie Hans; Milow, Uta – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to describe an innovative approach of integrating sustainability into the structures and processes of a business school without creating resistance. Design/methodology/approach: A sustainable entrepreneurship competition was embedded as an independent programme in an already existing business plan competition at the School…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Business Administration Education, Business Schools
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Junger da Silva, Raphael; Tommasetti, Roberto; Zaidan Gomes, Monica; da Silva Macedo, Marcelo Álvaro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to evaluate the undergraduate and graduate accounting students' perceptions of sustainable (or green) information technology (IT) and information system (IS) practices and their contribution to its implementation. Design/methodology/approach: A five-point Likert scale questionnaire was applied to 361 undergraduate and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Mateus, Dina M. R.; Pinho, Henrique J. O.; Nogueira, Isabel M. D. P.; Rosa, Manuel A. N. H.; Cartaxo, Marco A. M.; Nunes, Valentim M. B. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the case of the Valorbio research project, in which students of different high-level programs were involved in the experimental work and in the dissemination of results in collaboration with the research team. Design/methodology/approach: The inclusion in higher education curricula of content…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Student Projects, College Students, Sustainable Development
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