NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
New Environmental Paradigm2
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 176 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thomas, Howard; Ougham, Helen; Sanders, Dawn – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The present paper aims to examine the concept of "plant blindness" in the context of current sustainability debates. "Plant blindness" was the term introduced in 1999 by the botanists and educators James H Wandersee and Elisabeth E Schussler to describe what they saw as a pervasive insensitivity to the green…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Conservation (Environment), Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, Karen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to think through the value of History as a way of interrogating ideas around environmental change as well as bridging the gap between definitions of natural and cultural heritage. In terms of the sustainability in higher education imperative, it argues that youth climate change movements and endeavours to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Ecology, Conservation (Environment)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kemp, Nicola; Scoffham, Stephen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The growing awareness of climate change, biodiversity loss and the wider global environmental emergency has led to calls for decisive and immediate action from all sections of society. This paper aims to consider the question of how universities should respond and what role they might best adopt in current circumstances.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Climate, Higher Education, Universities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wilson, Simon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore and evoke an old educational concept called "study". This is learning which leads to love and love which leads to learning. It is a dynamic experience which engenders transformation whose telos is simultaneously endlessly knowable and unknowable. The paper argues that it unites humans with…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Transformative Learning, Learning Processes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Melles, Gavin; Lodewyckx, Stefan; Hariharan, Thangatur Sukumar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study provides a country-specific and sector-wide study of campus sustainability. Campus sustainability is a key consideration for the higher education (HEI) sector, and campus sustainability officers and managers manage its reporting and planning. Global and country-specific studies to date have focussed on individual organisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Sustainability, Planning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tamrat, Wondwosen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to assess the extent to which sustainable development practices are prevalent at the College of Open and Distance Learning (CODL), St. Mary's University, Ethiopia. The assessment focused on identifying the college's inclusion of the sustainable development agenda in its policy statements, various functions and practices.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Sustainable Development, Open Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Barnett, Ronald; Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to propose a thesis about the historical evolution of the relationship of the European University in relation to the idea of social responsibility. Design/methodology/approach: This paper is philosophical, conceptual and theoretical and in proffering a bold thesis, has an argumentative character appropriate to that style.…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Universities, Social Systems, Educational History
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Margaça, Clara; Hernández Sánchez, Brizeida; Sánchez-García, José Carlos – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: To achieve sustainable development to protect the environment and society, an increasing number of scholars have conducted in-depth research on sustainable and responsible consumption behaviors. The outputs demonstrate that consumers are increasingly concerned and aware of the issues associated with the excessive use of resources. The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Sustainable Development, Reliability, Measures (Individuals)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Barrett, Martin; Jones, Gareth J.; Bunds, Kyle S.; Casper, Jonathan M.; Edwards, Michael B. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Athletic departments play an important role in sustainability-based collaborative processes due to their boundary spanning connections with both internal and external university stakeholders. As a result, athletic department representatives have become prominent members of university participant-governed network structures. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Teamwork, College Athletics, Athletes, Sustainability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Galleli, Barbara; Teles, Noah Emanuel Brito; Santos, Joyce Aparecida Ramos dos; Freitas-Martins, Mateus Santos; Hourneaux Junior, Flavio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to answer the research question: How to evaluate the structure of global university sustainability rankings according to the Berlin Principles (BP) framework. Design/methodology/approach: The authors investigated two global sustainability rankings in universities, The UI green metric World University Ranking (WUR) and the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Comparative Education, Reputation, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dalla Gasperina, Liane; Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; dos Santos Rabello, Roberto – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Smart campuses can be seen as the future of higher education efforts, especially for their contributions to sustainability and to encourage innovation. This paper aims to present the benefits of smart practices in a Higher Education Institutions and highlights its connections to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainable Development, Educational Innovation, Objectives
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Suyeon; Lee, Seyeon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate potential impact of internal carbon pricing in emission reduction in Higher education institutions (HEIs). Over the past century, human activities have increased greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the atmosphere. If GHG emissions continue their upward trend, this will disturb the natural balance and trigger…
Descriptors: College Administration, Conservation (Environment), Energy Conservation, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Timmons, David S.; Weil, Benjamin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Many institutions of higher education have committed to carbon neutrality. Given this goal, the main economic issue is minimizing cost. As for society as a whole, dominant decarbonization strategies are renewable electricity generation, electrification of end uses and energy efficiency. The purpose of this paper is to describe the optimum…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Higher Education, Energy Conservation, Climate
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12