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Oonk, Carla; Gulikers, Judith; den Brok, Perry; Mulder, Martin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Sustainable development requires multiple stakeholders to work and learn across practices, in other words, it requires boundary crossing competence. To prepare students for their future sustainability professions, higher education should facilitate the development of boundary crossing competence in its curricula. This study aims to…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Workshops, Learning
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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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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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Barrett, Martin; Jones, Gareth J.; Bunds, Kyle S.; Casper, Jonathan M.; Edwards, Michael B. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Athletic departments play an important role in sustainability-based collaborative processes due to their boundary spanning connections with both internal and external university stakeholders. As a result, athletic department representatives have become prominent members of university participant-governed network structures. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Teamwork, College Athletics, Athletes, Sustainability
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Bertel, Lykke Brogaard; Winther, Maiken; Routhe, Henrik Worm; Kolmos, Anette – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Problem-based learning (PBL) has been suggested as an approach to education for sustainable development (ESD); however, the integration of interdisciplinarity is continuously challenged as it requires transfer and collaboration across disciplinary boundaries, as well as integration into an often already-overflowing curriculum. Even in…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Problem Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods
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Avelar, Aline Bento Ambrósio; Silva-Oliveira, Keilla Dayane da; Farina, Milton Carlos; Pereira, Raquel da Silva – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the contribution of the UN's Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) in higher education, covering education, research and outreach in Brazilian higher education institutions (HEIs) after becoming signatories. Design/methodology/approach: Teachers representing Brazilian HEI signatories to the PRME…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Principles, Administrator Education, Higher Education
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Heinrich, Falk; Kørnøv, Lone – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to contribute to the exploration of inter-disciplinary approaches in higher education for sustainability. It is a reflection on a case study linking students in the arts and sustainability science, through which the inter-disciplinary and problem-solving processes for solving a concrete sustainability challenge were…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Sustainability, College Students
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Schmidt, Matthew; Hobbie, Hannes; Hauser, Philipp – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop an analytical framework toward facilitating the quantitative measurement of interdisciplinary understanding regarding sustainable energy systems with an application in the area of capacity-building projects in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: The analytical framework is developed using…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Capacity Building, Program Descriptions, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Alvarez-Castañon, Lorena del Carmen; Romero-Ugalde, Maricruz – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyse the university experience of a social laboratory that mixes science and art to instruct communities of sustainability practice in heterogeneous contexts through interpretive audio-visual ethnography and cinematographic language. Design/methodology/approach: The research approach was qualitative; data were…
Descriptors: Sciences, Art, Sustainability, Communities of Practice
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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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Alm, Karin; Melén, Maria; Aggestam-Pontoppidan, Caroline – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to explore an interdisciplinary pedagogical approach for advancing knowledge and understanding of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) at higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative study conducted an explorative experiment to elaborate on forms to advance a pedagogical approach…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development
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Rajabifard, Abbas; Kahalimoghadam, Masoud; Lumantarna, Elisa; Herath, Nilupa; Hui, Felix Kin Peng; Assarkhaniki, Zahra – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for all communities and jurisdictions require a comprehensive roadmap that encompasses all dimensions of data infrastructure, social, economic, environmental and governance ecosystems. With this in mind, this paper aims to establish the link between the curriculum and intended…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Curriculum Development
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Weybrecht, Giselle – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore if, and how, business schools globally have been engaging their students in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), both inside and outside the classroom, since the SDGs were agreed upon in 2015 until mid-2020. Design/methodology/approach: The data is collected from information submitted as part of reporting…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Students, Business Administration Education, Business Schools
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Desha, Cheryl; Caldera, Savindi; Hutchinson, Deanna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to explore the role of planned, sudden shifts in lived experiences, in influencing learner capabilities towards improved problem-solving for sustainable development outcomes. The authors responded to employers of engineering and built environment graduates observing limited "real-life" problem-solving skills,…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Sustainable Development, Problem Solving, Engineering
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Sierra, Javier; Suárez-Collado, Ángela – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: There is a growing trend in higher education institutions to develop multi-disciplinary approaches to education for sustainable development and to implement student-centered and problem-based methodologies to increase student engagement and satisfaction. This paper aims to present an innovative methodology to increase student awareness…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Decision Making, Sustainable Development, Objectives
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