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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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Qu, Zejing; Huang, Wen; Zhou, Zhengjun – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of applying sustainability to the engineering curriculum at a university in China. Design/methodology/approach: A new curriculum, "ethics, involvement and sustainability," was designed and presented to engineering students from an undergraduate major in quality…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Deleye, Maarten; Van Poeck, Katrien; Block, Thomas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to provide an overview of sustainability in Flemish higher education (HE) by using the multi-level perspective (MLP) on sustainability transitions for a comprehensive empirical analysis of how sustainability is embedded in Flemish HE. Design/methodology/approach: MLP was used as analytical framework to study the case and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Jia, Qian; Wang, Ying; Fengting, Li – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a case study of the establishment and development of a minor program in Sustainable Development in Tongji University, China, and how it contributes to embedding sustainable development into higher education system as an alternative platform for researchers and students to involve in a…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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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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Avissar, Ilana; Alkaher, Iris; Gan, Dafna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Distributed leadership has been reported in the literature as an effective management approach for educational organizations such as institutions of higher education. This study aims to investigate the role of distributed leadership in the promotion of sustainability in an Israeli college of teacher education. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Participative Decision Making, Power Structure
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Washington-Ottombre, Camille; Bigalke, Siiri – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to compose a systematic understanding of campus sustainability innovations and unpack the complex drivers behind the elaboration of specific innovations. More precisely, the authors ask two fundamental questions: What are the topics and modes of implementation of campus sustainability innovations? What are the external and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Sustainability, Program Implementation
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Biasutti, Michele; Makrakis, Vassilios; Concina, Eleonora; Frate, Sara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a professional development experience for higher education academic staff within the framework of an international Tempus project focused on reorienting university curricula to address sustainability. The project included revising curricula to phase sustainable development principles into university…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Sustainability
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Olweny, Mark – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims seeks to reflect on the transition of a school of architecture to incorporate sustainability principles as a core part of its undergraduate (Part I) programme. The paper offers a brief overview of the processes undertaken and outcomes of this to an integrated problem-based learning approach and with sustainability at its…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Architectural Education
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Warr Pedersen, Kristin; Pharo, Emma; Peterson, Corey; Clark, Geoffrey Andrew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to profile the development of a bicycle parking hub at the University of Tasmania to illustrate how the Academic Operations Sustainability Integration Program promotes real change through the engagement of stakeholders from across an institution to deliver campus sustainability. This case study outlines one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Universities
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Guerra, Aida – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: Education for sustainable development (ESD) is one of the challenges engineering education currently faces. Engineering education needs to revise and change its curriculum to integrate ESD principles and knowledge. Problem based learning (PBL) has been one of the main learning pedagogies used to integrate sustainability in engineering…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Problem Based Learning, Engineering Education, Sustainable Development
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Meyer, Jonas; Mader, Marlene; Zimmermann, Friedrich; Çabiri, Ketrina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine sustainability-related challenges in the two Western Balkan countries--Albania and Kosovo. It discusses the opportunities of local higher education institutions (HEIs) taking responsibility to tackle these challenges by providing professional development through science-society collaboration in…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries
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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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Callejas Restrepo, Maria Mercedes; Blanco-Portela, Norka; Ladino-Ospina, Yolanda; Tuay Sigua, Rosa Nidia; Vargas, Kenneth Ochoa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present a vision for university educator professional development, based on self-analysis of pedagogical styles and production of knowledge about the practices that promote education for sustainable development (ESD). Design/methodology/approach: The "STSE" course is part of the department's…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Environmental Education, Teaching Styles
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