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Thomas, Howard; Ougham, Helen; Sanders, Dawn – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The present paper aims to examine the concept of "plant blindness" in the context of current sustainability debates. "Plant blindness" was the term introduced in 1999 by the botanists and educators James H Wandersee and Elisabeth E Schussler to describe what they saw as a pervasive insensitivity to the green…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Conservation (Environment), Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Hueske, Anne-Karen; Aggestam Pontoppidan, Caroline; Iosif-Lazar, Lavinia-Cristina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to explore the extent and types of E-Learning used, as method and tool, to support education for sustainable development (ESD); and to understand the coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in massive open online courses (MOOCs). Design/methodology/approach: The study extends the morphological box of ESD in higher…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Nonformal Education
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Bedoya-Dorado, Cristian; Murillo-Vargas, Guillermo; Gonzalez-Campo, Carlos Hernan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze how Colombian Universities have incorporated the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development goals (SDGs) into their missions and visions. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a documentary design to analyze the content of the missions and visions of the 86 Colombian Universities registered with the Ministry…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Wilson, Simon – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore and evoke an old educational concept called "study". This is learning which leads to love and love which leads to learning. It is a dynamic experience which engenders transformation whose telos is simultaneously endlessly knowable and unknowable. The paper argues that it unites humans with…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Transformative Learning, Learning Processes
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Buchtele, Roman; Lapka, Miloslav – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: In recent decades, the concepts of sustainable development (SD) and sustainability have become a part of the everyday information flow. Is there real impact on students who have potential to become stakeholders and decision-makers? To be able to answer this question, the authors focussed on the following problems: whether the discourse of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Decision Making, Student Attitudes, Economics Education
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Rezaei, Amirreza; Ahmadi, Saba; Karimi, Hamid – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to determine the effect of online social networks on university students' environmentally responsible behavior (ERB). This research aimed to develop and test a behavioral model in the context of online social networks, where students' attitudes, knowledge and behavior influence their ERB. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, College Students, Student Behavior
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Wang, Yijing; Sommier, Mélodine; Vasques, Ana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine whether the development of students' sustainability competences is dependent on how courses are delivered at higher education institutions (HEIs). It further investigates to what extent such competences can affect students' belief in the new environmental paradigm (NEP) and pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs).…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Competence, College Students
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Hesen, Robbert; Wals, Arjen E. J.; Tauritz, Rebekah L. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to demonstrate which course elements were responsible for community building, fostering subjectification and learning for being in an online course on environmental and sustainability education (ESE) during the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing. Design/methodology/approach: The study investigates a graduate-level…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Online Courses, Sustainability, COVID-19
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Acosta Castellanos, Pedro Mauricio; Queiruga-Dios, Araceli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: In education concerning environmental issues, there are two predominant currents in the world, environmental education (EE) and education for sustainable development (ESD). ESD is the formal commitment and therefore promoted by the United Nations, to ensure that countries achieve sustainable development. In contrast, EE was the first…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Engineering Education
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Zhang, YuYing; Wang, Peng – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Although several researchers have statistically analyzed references associated with education for sustainable development based on the co-citation frequency, evolutionary analysis based on high-citation references omits literature with low citation frequency, which has a significant impact on the evolution of a discipline. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Citation Analysis, Bibliometrics, Environmental Education
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Homer, Stephen T.; Khor, Kuan Siew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to highlight a multidimensional model of sustainability practices that are considered meaningful and practical for implementation by higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: The Concept System® Global MAX© software facilitated the bottom-up approach of this study, where 32 staff and students of a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Sustainable Development, Concept Mapping, Private Colleges
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Collado, Silvia; Moreno, José David; Martín-Albo, José – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Although education for sustainable development (ESD) is a key tool in the transition to a more sustainable society, its integration in higher education remains scarce. One reason for this is that more evidence is needed about the effectiveness of ESD interventions. This study aims to address this gap in the literature by examining the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Intervention, College Students, Conservation (Environment)
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Albert, Martin; Uhlig, Maria – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the current state of education for sustainable development (ESD) at Chemnitz University of Technology (CUT) and to propose a guide for analysing sustainability at higher education institutions (HEI) in terms of implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and sustainability dimensions in the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Objectives, Sustainability, College Curriculum
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Liu, Liguang; Gao, Lianhong – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the processes. Design/methodology/approach: Besides a review of campus sustainability initiatives at higher education institutions in China, the case of Central University…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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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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