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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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Leal Filho, Walter; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Becker, Deisi; Skanavis, Constantina; Kounani, Aristea; Sardi, Chrysoula; Papaioannidou, Dimitra; Paço, Arminda; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; de Sousa, Luiza Olim; Raath, Schalk; Pretorius, Rudi Wessel; Shiel, Christine; Vargas, Valeria; Trencher, Gregory; Marans, Robert W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: There is a widely held belief that sustainable development (SD) policies are essential for universities to successfully engage in matters related to sustainability, and are an indicator of the extent to which they are active in this field. This paper aims to examine the evidence which currently exists to support this assumption. It…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Universities, School Policy
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Aleixo, Ana Marta; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; Leal, Susana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this work is to analyze the current state of implementation of sustainability development (SD) in Portuguese higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire was developed to measure the level of implementation of SD practices in HEIs as well as the number of rankings, certifications and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Sustainability, Questionnaires
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Alvarez-García, Olaya; Sureda-Negre, Jaume; Comas-Forgas, Rubén – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: In this paper, the results of an investigation aimed at analysing and comparing the environmental competences of future teachers undergoing training in two universities are presented. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the difference in the acquisition of environmental competences amongst two groups of students enrolled in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Competence, Preservice Teachers
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Dabija, Dan-Cristian; Postelnicu, Catalin; Dinu, Vasile; Mihaila, Alin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The research attempts to aim to evaluate the perception that different stakeholder groups have of one of the largest and most important Romanian university with respect to its sustainability orientation. The exploratory empirical research reveals some important aspects which must be closely pursued and properly implemented by the…
Descriptors: Universities, Stakeholders, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Bellou, Chrysanthi; Petreniti, Vassiliki; Skanavis, Constantina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to focus on the University of Aegean's non-academic staff's environmental sustainability attitudes and behavior both at work and at home, their perceptions for sustainability enforcement and their active participation skills. Design/methodology/approach: The research participants were the 101 non-academic staff working at…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), College Faculty
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Vaughter, Philip; Alsop, Steve – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the concept of sustainability imaginaries--unifying core assumptions on what sustainability entails held by stakeholders--set within a large suburban Canadian university. The study aims to expand the field of research into imaginaries by focusing on imaginaries within an institution as opposed to a societal or…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Savelyeva, Tamara; Douglas, William – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to provide data on the self-perceived state of sustainability consciousness of first-year Hong Kong students. Design/methodology/approach: Within a mixed-method research design framework, the authors conducted 787 questionnaires and collected 989 reflective narratives of first-year students of a university in Hong Kong,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Student Attitudes
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Tangwanichagapong, Siwaporn; Nitivattananon, Vilas; Mohanty, Brahmanand; Visvanathan, Chettiyappan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to describe the effects of 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) waste management initiatives on a campus community. It ascertains the environmental attitudes and opinions of the residents and investigates their behavioral responses to waste management initiatives. Practical implications for enhancing sustainable waste management…
Descriptors: Campuses, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Sanitation
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Owusu, Godfred Matthew Yaw; Ossei Kwakye, Teddy; Welbeck, Edem Emerald; Ofori, Charles Gyamfi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This study examines the multidimensionality of the environmental literacy concept among university business students in Ghana. The study also investigates the relationship between students' interests in environmental issues and knowledge levels of environment and assesses how these two constructs influence students overall environmental…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Literacy, Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis
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Mercer, Theresa G.; Kythreotis, Andrew P.; Robinson, Zoe P.; Stolte, Terje; George, Sharon M.; Haywood, Stephanie K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss a novel life cycle approach to education for sustainable development (ESD) where the students become "design thinkers". Design/methodology/approach: A case study on the creation, development and utilisation of educational games by university students is presented. The paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Instructional Design, Play
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Rodríguez-Solera, Carlos Rafael; Silva-Laya, Marisol – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to present the experience of a Central American university that has been successfully advancing an educational model focused on sustainability for over 25 years. Many universities in industrialized nations are assuming a more active role in promoting sustainable development, while in emerging countries,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Role of Education, Graduate Surveys
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Tassone, Valentina C.; Dik, Giel; van Lingen, Thekla Anna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: While empowerment for sustainability is considered a major objective within sustainability-oriented educational programs and policies, little is known about the actual process of empowering students for sustainability through higher education. This study aims to explore this field, by introducing the EYE (Educating Yourself in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Empowerment, Sustainability
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de Kraker, Joop; Dlouhá, Jana; Machackova Henderson, Laura; Kapitulcinová, Dana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the current and potential value of the European Virtual Seminar on Sustainable Development (EVS) as an opportunity for professional development in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for teaching staff at university level. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents and reflects on the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, On the Job Training, Partnerships in Education
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Trahan, Ellen R.; North, Leslie A.; Gripshover, Margaret M.; Huss, Jeanine M. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the development narrative and usage of environmental sustainability tours available at universities and takes an in-depth look into the Western Kentucky University (WKU) Green Tour. Design/methodology/approach: Questionnaires and interviews were conducted with sustainability leaders involved in tours at their…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Universities, Questionnaires, Interviews
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