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McKenna, Kelly; Altringer, Levi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the Colorado state university (CSU) MOVES online, transportation module, which was implemented for the dual purpose of promoting alternative modes of transportation and while providing students with the information and skills necessary to comfortably and safely commute on and around campus without a personal…
Descriptors: Student Transportation, Commuting Students, Innovation, Learning Modules
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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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García-Rico, Luis; Martínez-Muñoz, L. Fernando; Santos-Pastor, María Luisa; Chiva- Bartoll, Oscar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to know the contribution of service-learning (SL) on the awareness-raising and sensitivity with regards to sustainable development goals (SDGs) in physical education teacher education (PETE) programs. Design/methodology/approach: The research used a qualitative methodology with a case study design from an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Physical Education Teachers, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Nanath, Krishnadas; Ajit Kumar, Shivani – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to test the effectiveness of communication platforms in conveying the importance of sustainability messages focusing on electronic waste (e-waste) recycling. While corporate communication has been explored well, this research explores the influence of communication medium on the shift in attitude and behavioural intention…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Reading Materials, Video Technology, Recycling
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Fokdal, Josefine; Colic, Ratka; Milovanovic Rodic, Danijela – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to supplement existing research on a joint approach to integrate sustainability into higher planning education (HPE) by facilitating an international transformative learning process. It looks at three different urban master's programs in Serbia (Belgrade) and Germany (Berlin and Stuttgart). Design/methodology/approach: In…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, International Cooperation, Student Attitudes, Outcomes of Education
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Browne, Geoffrey R.; Bender, Helena; Bradley, James; Pang, Alexis – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to describe the development, promotion and evaluation of sustainability learning experience database (SLED), a university-curated database of sustainability experiences to augment formal student learning. Its purpose was to encourage students to participate in experiential learning, to facilitate students' critical…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Databases, Experiential Learning, Self Efficacy
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Reeves, Andrew – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to explore co-learning classes, a novel approach to leveraging universities' capacity to contribute to the local sustainable development agenda whilst enhancing students' learning. These participatory classes were piloted within a UK university masters' module focussed on action for sustainability. The classes sought to…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Sustainable Development
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Soini, Katriina; Korhonen-Kurki, Kaisa; Asikainen, Henna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the learning outcomes of the project-based learning in a Master Class programme on sustainability carried out in collaboration by the University of Helsinki and a private company operating in global mining technology. The following two questions were addressed: Q1. What kind of sustainability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Projects, Sustainability, Colleges
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Di Maria, Eleonora; De Marchi, Valentina; Spraul, Katharina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the characteristics and performance of university-industry (U-I) collaboration for knowledge transfer in relation to environmental sustainability, considering for both parties of the collaborations. Design/methodology/approach: The study is explorative in nature, based on an original data set of more than 350…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Business Relationship, Industry, Foreign Countries
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Avriel-Avni, Noa; Gan, Dafna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Students' simplistic observations and uninspired solutions for social-ecological dilemmas were the motivation for this study. The purpose of this paper is to foster systemic thinking in students and study the role of the lecturers. Design/methodology/approach: The research was designed as a self-study action-research (AR), which was…
Descriptors: Ecology, Sustainability, College Students, College Faculty
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Rebelatto, Bianca Gasparetto; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Reginatto, Giovana; Daneli, Rangel Casanova; Brandli, Luciana Londero – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse recent actions of energy efficiency implemented by University of Passo Fundo, a higher education institution located in the south of Brazil, and their contributions to Goal 7. Design/methodology/approach: The analysis is based on collected energy data and information of energy efficiency actions…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries, Colleges
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Hayles, Carolyn Susan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the outputs of an internship programme, one of a number of campus-based sustainability activities that have been introduced at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, to encourage student-led campus-based greening initiatives. Design/methodology/approach: A case study approach was undertaken, allowing the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Program Descriptions, Universities, Conservation (Environment)
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Roure, Bastien; Anand, Chirjiv; Bisaillon, Véronique; Amor, Ben – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a consistent and systematic integration framework of sustainable development (SD) in a civil engineering (CE) curriculum, given the connection between the two. Curriculum integration is a challenging project and requires the development of certain protocols to ensure success.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Civil Engineering, Engineering Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Tang, Kuok Ho Daniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the impacts of a sustainable development course on the beliefs, attitudes and intentions of a cohort of engineering students in a university in Miri, Malaysia, towards sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaire survey was conducted among the cohort of students encompassing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes
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