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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
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Moriau, Linde; Tondeur, Jo; Bertone, Julie; Huysmans, Minne; Temmerman, Martina; Meurs, Pieter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Community engaged research and learning strategies are considered meaningful methods for universities to demonstrate their critical importance to today's societies. At the same time, it is stressed that not all approaches are equally beneficial, highlighting the need for well-considered design and delivery. This paper aims to outline a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, School Community Relationship, Universities
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Poza-Vilches, Fátima; García-González, Esther; Solís-Espallargas, Carmen; Velasco-Martínez, Leticia C.; López-Alcarria, Abigail; Estrada-Vidal, Ligia Isabel; Jiménez-Fontana, Rocío; Rodríguez-Marín, Fátima; Puig-Gutiérrez, María; Tójar Hurtado, Juan Carlos; Gutiérrez-Pérez, José – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the presence of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) proposed by the UN (2015) in university degrees within the fields of education, humanities and environmental sciences (ES) at Andalusian public institutions (Spain). Design/methodology/approach: This paper shows an empirical analysis from a…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), State Universities, Course Descriptions, Sustainability
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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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Evans, Neus; Inwood, Hilary; Christie, Beth; Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Eva – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to undertake a cross-comparative inquiry into Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) related to governance, initiatives and practices in initial teacher education (ITE) across four countries with very different contexts -- Sweden, Scotland, Canada and Australia. It provides insights into issues arising…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Comparative Education
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Claro, Priscila Borin; Esteves, Nathalia Ramajo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss how educators can teach sustainability-oriented capabilities (SOCs) using an active learning approach. Design/methodology/approach: Using a case study methodology centered on a Brazilian business school, this research combines qualitative analysis of content, such as teacher notes and student work, with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Case Studies, Business Schools
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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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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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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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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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