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Arefin, Md. Arman; Nabi, Md. Nurun; Sadeque, Saalem; Gudimetla, Prasad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Literature limited in scope regarding the incorporation of sustainability into engineering curriculum encouraged authors to look at the current approaches of universities to the integration of sustainability into university curricula. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the literature published and analyse the university secondary…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Engineering Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Booth, Annie; Earley, Sinead; Aben, Kyle; Otter, Barbara; Corrigal, Todd; Ray, Christie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss an innovative course offered as a partnership between the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) (Canada), the Prince George Chamber of Commerce (Canada) and local businesses: UNBC's third-year undergraduate/graduate course, carbon and energy management. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Federal Government
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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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Leifler, Ola; Dahlin, Jon-Erik – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to report on how programme directors address sustainability within engineering education at Swedish universities and engineering colleges. Design/methodology/approach: The study was performed as a survey with follow-up interviews around the following core questions--to what extent do programme directors possess a deep…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, Program Administration, Administrator Attitudes
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Menon, Shalini; Suresh, M. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The UN proclamation of 2005-2014 as the decade of education for sustainable development has been instrumental in creating awareness and driving higher education institutions (HEIs) in integrating sustainability into their system. The purpose of this paper is to explore and encapsulate practices adopted by universities and colleges across…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Practices, Environmental Education
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Fokdal, Josefine; Colic, Ratka; Milovanovic Rodic, Danijela – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to supplement existing research on a joint approach to integrate sustainability into higher planning education (HPE) by facilitating an international transformative learning process. It looks at three different urban master's programs in Serbia (Belgrade) and Germany (Berlin and Stuttgart). Design/methodology/approach: In…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, International Cooperation, Student Attitudes, Outcomes of Education
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Qureshi, Saad Mahmood Qureshi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: By using experiential learning theory, this study aims to examine how students engage in sustainable living practices that can improve their sustainability literacy and behaviours. It also explores their motivations and enablers. In doing so, the research seeks to develop a curriculum model that may assist educators in designing learning…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Literacy, Experiential Learning, Curriculum Development
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Sánchez-Carracedo, Fermín; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Moreno-Pino, Francisco Manuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the presence of sustainability in 16 Spanish higher education curricula in the fields of education and engineering. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology uses two instruments: sustainability map and sustainability presence map. These instruments enable analysis of the number of subjects that develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Engineering Education, Sustainable Development
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Küçüksayraç, Elif; Ariburun Kirca, Layika Ney Ece – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Although the methods and approaches of sustainable design have been developing for more than 20 years, their application in design education and the design process is still under-examined. This study aims to investigate how to integrate sustainability into project-based undergraduate courses in industrial design education, where…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Active Learning, Student Projects, Design
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Tejedor, Gemma; Rosas-Casals, Martí; Segalas, Jordi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to identify patterns and trends taking place in engineering education in sustainability, through analyzing the evolution of research conducted in relevant publications in the field of engineering education for sustainability in the past decades. Design/methodology/approach: First, a bibliometric approach has been applied,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Trend Analysis, Sustainability, Educational Trends
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Lengyel, Attila; Szoke, Szilvia; Kovács, Sándor; Dávid, Lóránt Dénes; Bácsné Bába, Éva; Müller, Anetta – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This study has two aims. It aims to analyse three essential pre-conditions of an authentic sustainability curriculum (ASC). The theoretical analysis involves the definition of authenticity through the learning outcomes (LOs) framework called authentic minimum (AM). This paper also aims to gauge students' views on economic growth,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Sustainability, Authentic Learning, Outcomes of Education
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Weiss, Marie; Barth, Matthias – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to outline the global research landscape of sustainability curricula implementation processes in higher education. The focus is twofold and investigates where research that aims at integrating sustainability into the curriculum is happening and how the research area of curriculum change for sustainability is developing.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Curriculum Implementation, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Akeel, Usman Umar; Bell, Sarah Jayne; Mitchell, John E. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to present an assessment of the sustainability content of the Nigerian engineering curriculum in universities. Design/methodology/approach: Content analysis is used to generate and analyse data from three engineering documents, namely, the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards for Engineering Programmes in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, College Curriculum
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Melles, Gavin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: In the new Sustainability 2.0 era of education for sustainable development (ESD) transforming, curriculum remains a high interest topic, including in the UK. Among influential factors for progress, lecturer views on sustainable development and ESD in curriculum are important. In particular, the relationship between espoused views on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Masters Programs, Graduate School Faculty
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Albareda-Tiana, Silvia; Vidal-Raméntol, Salvador; Fernández-Morilla, Mónica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this case study is to explore the principles and practices of sustainable development (SD) in the university curriculum. Design/methodology/approach: To explore the principles linked with the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the learning and teaching practices in sustainability at the International University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Sustainable Development, Universities
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