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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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Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Siqueira, Renê Grottoli; Martins, Vitor W. B.; Anholon, Rosley; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; Leal Filho, Walter; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted to verify the main characteristics of projects in a social entrepreneurship initiative. These features were used…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Community Programs, Community Needs, School Community Relationship
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Burden, Håkan; Sprei, Frances – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to address the challenges of teaching sustainable development to computer engineering students. Part of the problem is that they perceive the topic as irrelevant for their future profession. Design/methodology/approach: To address this challenge, we introduced a project element into a course on sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Computer Science Education
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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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Ngo, Truc Thanh; Chase, Bradley – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Environmental sustainability and social contexts are becoming increasingly important concepts. The infusion of sustainability and humanitarian engineering (HE) into the academic core curriculum is often challenging. This study aims to provide an understanding of students' perceptions and attitudes toward the incorporation of active…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Projects, Active Learning, Sustainability
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Balakrishnan, Balamuralithara; Tochinai, Fumihiko; Kanemitsu, Hidekazu; Al-Talbe, Ali – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the impacts of education for sustainable development subject(s) offered at University A, Japan and University B, Malaysia on the attitude and perception toward environment, social and economic issues of sustainability among the engineering undergraduates of the institutions from different countries.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Engineering Education
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Anholon, Rosley; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Silva, Diogo A. L.; Leal Filho, Walter; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Considering the requirements of sustainable development regarding professionals training and the challenges evidenced during Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, this study aims to contribute to the debates regarding the need to insert sustainability into engineering education in the current context. Design/methodology/approach: For…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Engineering Education, Sustainable Development
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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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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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Liwång, Hans – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study has a scope limited to a specific course and changes integrated to the core of the KTH naval architecture master program. The students in the program have earlier experience from engineering applications in a general sustainability perspective and understand the basic concepts within sustainability. Therefore, to introduce…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, Design
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Ostuzzi, Francesca; Hoveskog, Maya – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Teaching sustainable development at the higher education level requires that existing curricula are supplemented with multi-disciplinary (and sometimes multi-national) collaboration and integrated thinking. The purpose of this paper is to increase the understanding of a particular framework for business model innovation for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education, Feedback (Response)
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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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Regueiro-Picallo, Manuel; Rojo-López, Gemma; Puertas, Jerónimo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the Strategic Research Consortium Centre for Technological Innovation in Building and Civil Engineering (A-CITEEC) and its scientific strategy for the promotion of research and higher education in building and civil engineering. Design/methodology/approach: By means of an approach based on the…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, Construction (Process), Research and Development, Innovation
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Paradowska, Monika – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of rivalry and excludability in transport systems on the positive external effects important for the functioning of a large private university in Wroclaw (Poland). In the context of campus sustainability, policy implications supporting sustainable transport are discussed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Transportation, Private Colleges, Sustainable Development
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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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