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Xie, Xiaohuan; Qin, Shiyu; Gou, Zhonghua; Yi, Ming – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Aiming to find out how to incorporate green building into the architectural curriculum, this study aims to explore the psychological path for cultivating architectural students' awareness and motivation to learn the green design concepts and related technologies. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a global review of relevant…
Descriptors: Building Design, Architectural Education, Energy Conservation, Ecological Factors
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Wubah, Daniel; Steuer, Chris; Brown, Guilbert; Rice, Karen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to provide an example of how higher education institutions (HEIs) can use a successful campus infrastructure project to fund a student- and faculty-led, community-success platform that advances the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Design/methodology/approach: The authors applied conceptual models for systems thinking…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Systems Building, School Buildings
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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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Casado-Aranda, Luis-Alberto; Caeiro, Sandra Sofia; Trindade, Jorge; Paço, Arminda; Lizcano Casas, David; Landeta, Ana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Universities are continually transforming its structure and governance in response to the new social, environmental and economic challenges. Particularly, there has recently been a growing academic interest for measuring sustainable practices of higher education institutions (HEI) aiming to monitor and reduce their carbon emissions, as…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Open Universities, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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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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Barros, Murillo Vetroni; Puglieri, Fabio Neves; Tesser, Daniel Poletto; Kuczynski, Oksana; Piekarski, Cassiano Moro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Some universities have a commitment to both academic education and sustainable development, and the sustainable development goals can support several sustainable actions that universities may take as principles and attitudes. From this perspective, the purpose of this study is to present environmentally sustainable practices at a federal…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Conservation (Environment), Plastics, Energy Conservation
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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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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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Nunayon, Sunday Segbenu; Olanipekun, Emmanuel Abiodun; Famakin, Ibukun Oluwadara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: University campuses are one of the major consumers of electricity. Therefore, it is important to investigate factors related to electricity saving. This study aims to examine the key drivers in achieving efficient electricity management (EEM) practices in public universities. Design/methodology/approach: To achieve the objective, 23…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Public Colleges, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level
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Zhu, Bifeng; Zhu, Chufan; Dewancker, Bart – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on the way to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Through the introduction and learning of a specific case, this paper summarizes the specific process of green campus's development and construction and directly discusses how to achieve the goal of sustainable development. By analyzing…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, College Environment, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment)
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Kyriakopoulos, Grigorios; Ntanos, Stamatios; Asonitou, Sofia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the underlying dimensions of environmental behavior (EB) and examine how environmental education (EE) and ecological sensitivity (ES) motivate the EB of Business Administration and Accounting students (BAS). Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire survey was conducted and a sample of 190 BAS…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Environmental Education, Ecology
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Lange Salvia, Amanda; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Leal Filho, Walter; Gasparetto Rebelatto, Bianca; Reginatto, Giovana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Considering the different roles universities can perform to contribute to sustainable development, it is through teaching and outreach that they might be able to connect to the academic and local communities the most. The purpose of this study is to investigate the extent to which energy sustainability is being considered in campus…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Sustainability, Outreach Programs, College Instruction
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Ortega Lasuen, Unai; Ortuzar Iragorri, Maria Arritokieta; Diez, Jose Ramon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present the results of a study aimed at performing a first diagnosis of energy literacy and energy use in a Faculty of Education, by means of identifying energy consumption patterns, as well as energy literacy and commitments regarding energy transition. This diagnosis is the basis for establishing the foundations of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Schools of Education, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Berker, Thomas; Woods, Ruth – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the relevance and use of the concept "reverse salient" in ambitious infrastructural change. Thomas Hughes, in his seminal study of socio-technical system building, observed that the elimination of "reverse salients", i.e. subsystems that because of their limited performance…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Energy Conservation, Conservation (Environment), Creativity
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Ares-Pernas, Ana; Carvajal, Carmen Coronado; Gomis Rodríguez, Alfonso; Fernández Ibáñez, María Isabel; Díaz Casás, Vicente; Zaragoza Fernández, María Sonia; Bouza Fernández, María Sonia; Santos Pita, Manuela del Pilar; García Allut, Antonio Domingo; Comesaña Pérez, María Pilar; Caínzos López, María Jesús; Feal Cabezón, Belén; Torres Miño, Araceli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present and describe the main actions carried out in six different faculties and common areas such as cultural and research centres and administrative buildings in the Ferrol campus at the University of A Coruña to achieve the second green flag on a Galician University. Design/methodology/approach: A case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Conservation (Environment), Sustainable Development
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