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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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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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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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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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Bullock, Graham; Wilder, Nicholas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the comprehensiveness of competing higher education sustainability assessments. Higher education institutions (HEIs) have been increasingly communicating their sustainability commitments to the public. To assist the public in evaluating these claims, a broad range of actors have assessed the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Colleges
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Wu, Yen-Chun Jim; Shen, Ju-Peng – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to provide a complete understanding of academic research into higher education for sustainable development (HESD). Design/methodology/approach: This study utilizes a systematic review of four scientific literature databases to outline topics of research during the UN's Decade of Education for Sustainable Development…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Scientific Research, Comparative Analysis
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Beveridge, Dan; McKenzie, Marcia; Vaughter, Philip; Wright, Tarah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a census of high-level sustainability initiatives at all accredited post-secondary institutions in Canada by documenting the institutions that have undertaken sustainability assessments, have signed one or more sustainability declarations, have sustainability offices or officers or have sustainability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Postsecondary Education, Geographic Location
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Tierney, Aisling; Tweddell, Hannah; Willmore, Chris – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how education for sustainable development (ESD) was measured in the taught curriculum at the University of Bristol (UoB), providing comparison to other methods of measurement and how measurements were used to engage academics in considering the visibility of the penetration of sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Universities, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Emanuel, Richard; Adams, J. N. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to ascertain whether or not there are differences between college students in Alabama and Hawaii based on three questions: are students concerned about the present/future? What do students know about sustainability? Who is responsible for sustainability? Design/methodology/approach: Two approaches were used to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Campuses, Student Attitudes, Sustainability
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Chhokar, Kiran Banga – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze and profile significant national developments in higher education for sustainable development in India and to compare different educational approaches emerging in connection with education for sustainable development. Design/methodology/approach: This is an evaluative review of contrasting…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Environmental Education, Student Interests
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Corcoran, Peter Blaze; Koshy, Kanayathu Chacko – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to create an area profile of significant activity and possibility in higher education for sustainable development (ESD) in the island nations of the South Pacific Ocean. Design/methodology/approach: This is a descriptive research paper on philosophy, policy, and practice according to a methodology of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Sustainable Development
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Wright, Hazel A.; Ironside, Joseph E.; Gwynn-Jones, Dylan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2009
Purpose: Owing to the specialist nature of biological experimentation, scientific research staff have been largely neglected from the pro-environmental initiatives which have inundated other areas of higher education. This dearth of studies is surprising given that scientific research is recognised as a substantial contributor to the environmental…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Environmental Research, Laboratories, Work Environment
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