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Fernández-Vázquez, José-Santiago – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the current state of website environmental communications in Latin American universities through a benchmarking operational tool. The study considers how these universities communicate their environmental policies as an act of corporate social responsibility and to improve their public image.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Universities, Benchmarking, School Policy
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Yilmaz, Tolga; Kapkin, Engin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate undergraduate industrial design students' perception of sustainable design concepts and how their conceptualization evolves as a function of their attendance to a specific sustainable design studio (SDS) course. Design/methodology/approach: Two groups of students participated in the study.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Comparative Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling, Networks
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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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Veiga Ávila, Lucas; Beuron, Thiago Antonio; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Damke, Luana Inês; Pereira, Rudiney Soares; Klein, Leander Luiz – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Sustainability has become a global concern to deal with complex and unprecedent survival, social, political and peace issues. Higher education institutions play a key role in this transformation. This paper aims to conduct a comparative analysis by continents of innovation and sustainability barriers in universities. The document also…
Descriptors: Barriers, Innovation, Sustainability, Universities
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Zorio-Grima, Ana; Sierra-García, Laura; Garcia-Benau, Maria A. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to identify the combinations of factors leading to experience in sustainability reporting by Spanish public universities. Design/methodology/approach: Using a sample of 49 public universities in Spain, this paper identifies the combinations of factors on innovation profile, political and internal factors…
Descriptors: Accountability, Sustainability, Universities, Public Colleges
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Leal Filho, Walter; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Becker, Deisi; Skanavis, Constantina; Kounani, Aristea; Sardi, Chrysoula; Papaioannidou, Dimitra; Paço, Arminda; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; de Sousa, Luiza Olim; Raath, Schalk; Pretorius, Rudi Wessel; Shiel, Christine; Vargas, Valeria; Trencher, Gregory; Marans, Robert W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: There is a widely held belief that sustainable development (SD) policies are essential for universities to successfully engage in matters related to sustainability, and are an indicator of the extent to which they are active in this field. This paper aims to examine the evidence which currently exists to support this assumption. It…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Universities, School Policy
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Aleixo, Ana Marta; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; Leal, Susana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this work is to analyze the current state of implementation of sustainability development (SD) in Portuguese higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire was developed to measure the level of implementation of SD practices in HEIs as well as the number of rankings, certifications and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Sustainability, Questionnaires
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Alvarez-García, Olaya; Sureda-Negre, Jaume; Comas-Forgas, Rubén – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: In this paper, the results of an investigation aimed at analysing and comparing the environmental competences of future teachers undergoing training in two universities are presented. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the difference in the acquisition of environmental competences amongst two groups of students enrolled in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Competence, Preservice Teachers
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Velasco, Alexandra; Valencia, Melanie; Morrow, Samantha; Ochoa-Herrera, Valeria – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Universidad San Francisco de Quito, USFQ, completed an assessment study to understand its performance in sustainability in 2012. This study aims to recognize the limitations of applying a North American rating system considering relevant criteria to a South American university and to emphasize the importance and lack of benchmarks…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Criteria, Universities
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Wisecup, Allison K.; Grady, Dennis; Roth, Richard A.; Stephens, Julio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether, and how, electricity consumption by students in university residence halls were impacted through three intervention strategies. Design/methodology/approach: The current investigation uses a quasi-experimental design by exposing freshman students in four matched residence halls and the…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, Energy, Energy Conservation, Intervention
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Cho, Young Ha – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to measure and rigorously compare the perceptions of South Korean university social engagement between faculty and students, two definitive stakeholders identified by stakeholder theory--but considerably heterogeneous, to understand how South Korean campus embraces social engagement in practice. To that end, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Avery, Helen; Nordén, Birgitta – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The paper aims to provide a conceptual map of how to mediate between sustainability theory and practice in higher education and how disciplinary divides can be bridged. It further looks at issues linked to knowledge views and drivers for institutional change that affect opportunities for whole institution development promoting action…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Sustainability
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Nikolic, Vesna; Milutinovic, Slobodan; Nedanovski, Pece; Mrnjaus, Kornelija – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The paper aims to deal with the education for sustainable development (ESD) competences of university educators. The purpose of this paper is to provide a comparative analysis of opportunities for the development of ESD competences in higher education (HE) institutions in Serbia, Croatia and Macedonia. In addition, the paper explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Sustainable Development
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Kalsoom, Qudsia; Khanam, Afifa; Quraishi, Uzma – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to draw attention towards sustainability consciousness (SC) of pre-service teachers (student teachers) as their role is central in teaching for sustainable development. This paper investigated SC of the pre-service teachers in Pakistan and compared it with other undergraduate students in the country and with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Consciousness Raising
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Tziganuk, Ashlee; Gliedt, Travis – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to examine and compare faculty perceptions of the process of institutionalizing sustainability, developing sustainability pedagogy and activating key sustainability competencies between the University of Oklahoma (OU) and Arizona State University (ASU). Design/methodology/approach: Semi-structured interviews were conducted…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis
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