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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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Liu, Liguang; Gao, Lianhong – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the processes. Design/methodology/approach: Besides a review of campus sustainability initiatives at higher education institutions in China, the case of Central University…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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Zahid, Muhammad; Ur Rahman, Haseeb; Ali, Wajahat; Habib, Muhammad Nauman; Shad, Fazaila – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The integration of sustainability is more matured in the corporate sector. However, the topic received less attention in higher education institutions (HEIs). Therefore, this study aims to conceptualize an integration framework and proposes sustainability integration and implementation index in the HEIs. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Curriculum Design, Higher Education, Guidelines
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Leal Filho, Walter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to outline the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to universities and how they may react. Design/methodology/approach: A description of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to higher education institutions is presented at different levels. Findings: Even though the COVID-19 pandemic affects higher education institutions in…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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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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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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Pelcher, Jamee; McCullough, Brian P.; Trendafilova, Sylvia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine higher education institutions' participation in association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education's (AASHE's) Green Athletics category in the sustainability tracking, assessment and rating system (STARS) sustainability report while assessing how well collegiate athletic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Athletics, Sustainability, Environmental Influences
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Ngo, Truc Thanh; Chase, Bradley – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Environmental sustainability and social contexts are becoming increasingly important concepts. The infusion of sustainability and humanitarian engineering (HE) into the academic core curriculum is often challenging. This study aims to provide an understanding of students' perceptions and attitudes toward the incorporation of active…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Projects, Active Learning, Sustainability
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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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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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Balakrishnan, Balamuralithara; Tochinai, Fumihiko; Kanemitsu, Hidekazu; Al-Talbe, Ali – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the impacts of education for sustainable development subject(s) offered at University A, Japan and University B, Malaysia on the attitude and perception toward environment, social and economic issues of sustainability among the engineering undergraduates of the institutions from different countries.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Engineering Education
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Flórez-Parra, Jesús Mauricio; Lopez-Perez, Maria Victoria; López Hernández, Antonio M.; Garde Sánchez, Raquel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the internal and external factors related to the disclosure of environmental information in universities which reflect the actions carried out in these universities. Design/methodology/approach: Taking as reference the first 200 universities in the Shanghai ranking, several factors associated with…
Descriptors: Disclosure, Governance, Universities, Reputation
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Ojedokun, Oluyinka – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: In researching into workplace pro-environmental behaviors, there is sparse evidence on self-construals with dimensions of organizational citizenship behavior for the environment (OCBE), particularly among university employees. To fill this gap, the purpose of the study is to investigate the associations of self-construals with eco-civic…
Descriptors: Universities, School Personnel, Sustainability, Self Concept
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Speer, James Hardy; Sheets, Virgil; Kruger, Tina M.; Aldrich, Stephen Peter; McCreary, Nicholas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess environmental concern at a Midwest university, analyze trends in concern over time and determine the effect of the development of a campus sustainability office. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-question survey was administered through peer-to-peer recruitment from an undergraduate environmental…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Sustainability, Undergraduate Students
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