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Aginako, Zaloa; Peña-Lang, María Begoña; Bedialauneta, Miren Terese; Guraya, Teresa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: There are multiple questionnaires in the literature that try to gather university students' perception about sustainable development (SD), but they are mainly focused on determining the students' knowledge and attitude about sustainability. As the existing questionnaires did not fit the type of analysis that is intended to carry out, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Content Validity, Test Reliability
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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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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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Chakraborty, Arpita; Singh, Manvendra Pratap; Roy, Mousumi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of university in shaping pro-environmental behaviour in students. Design/methodology/approach: The paper used goal-framing theory to investigate the relationship between goals and pro-environmental behaviour by comparing the responses of entry- and exit-level students. Structural equation…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Intention, College Students, Environmental Education
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Kalsoom, Qudsia; Khanam, Afifa; Quraishi, Uzma – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to draw attention towards sustainability consciousness (SC) of pre-service teachers (student teachers) as their role is central in teaching for sustainable development. This paper investigated SC of the pre-service teachers in Pakistan and compared it with other undergraduate students in the country and with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Consciousness Raising
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Ifegbesan, Ayodeji Peter; Ogunyemi, Biodun; Rampedi, Isaac T. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: Waste management is a critical element of the campus sustainability movement in which Nigerian universities are yet to actively participate. The purpose of this study was to investigate prevalent waste management practices and the disposition of undergraduate students in a Nigerian University. Design/methodology/approach: Data collection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Sanitation, 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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Dlouhá, Jana; Vintar Mally, Katja; Dlouhý, Jirí – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to reflect education for sustainable development (ESD) principles and their manifestation in higher education (HE) in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries which share a similar policy situation owing to post-socialist transition processes. Design/methodology/approach: Observations from comprehensive mapping of ESD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Principles, Sustainable Development
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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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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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