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Brunstein, Janette; Walvoord, Mark Edward; Cunliff, Ed – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the possible benefits of approaching sustainability-related teaching cases from the perspective of problem-posing (PP) instead of problem-solving (PS). Design/methodology/approach: A document analysis methodology (Silverman, 2011) was used to analyze sustainability teaching case study abstracts and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Case Studies, Management Development
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Dahlawi, Saad; El Sharkawy, Mahmoud F. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Municipal solid waste (MSW) consists mainly of several recyclable materials such as paper and cardboard. Inside the educational institutes, especially universities, MSW is generated from several facilities including offices and cafeterias. Without an effective management program, solid waste can have detrimental impacts on the…
Descriptors: Universities, Municipalities, Sanitation, Recycling
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Kudo, Shogo; Omi, Kanako; Florentin, Kevin; Allasiw, Doreen Ingosan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to describe how a sustainability-focused program in higher education can provide training and key experiences for implementing transdisciplinary approaches. The case is a fieldwork-based training course called the Global Field Exercise (GFE) at the Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, The University of Tokyo. The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Course Descriptions
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Habib, Muhammad Nauman; Khalil, Uzma; Khan, Zunnoorain; Zahid, Muhammad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Sustainability in higher education has gained the attention of researchers and academia; however, there is still a need to explore and assess it from different perspectives that are unexplored. This study aims to evaluate and report sustainability and sustainable development in the higher education sector of Pakistan.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Deans
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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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Son-Turan, Semen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a higher education funding and employment system that obviates barriers to sustainable development and helps engrain the notion of sustainability into the institutional framework. Design/methodology/approach: The "Higher Education Sustainability First System" (HESFS) is a conceptual model…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Sustainability, Sustainable Development
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Zahid, Muhammad; Ur Rahman, Haseeb; Ali, Wajahat; Habib, Muhammad Nauman; Shad, Fazaila – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The integration of sustainability is more matured in the corporate sector. However, the topic received less attention in higher education institutions (HEIs). Therefore, this study aims to conceptualize an integration framework and proposes sustainability integration and implementation index in the HEIs. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Curriculum Design, Higher Education, Guidelines
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Mac-lean, Claudia; Vargas, Luis Santiago; Uribe, Gonzalo; Aldea, Cristian; Lares, Lorna; Mercado, Oscar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a panoramic and systematic view of 10 Sustainable Campus Network (SCN) universities' internal entities in charge of the sustainability effort -- such as offices, committees, units, programs, or other, showing how some institutions have gained increasing deployment and momentum. However, their…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Campuses, Networks, Universities
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Tominaga, Leonardo Keiti de Godoy; Martins, Vitor William Batista; Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Pinto, Jefferson Souza; Leal Filho, Walter; Lima Junior, Francisco Rodrigues – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to critically analyze the engineering education focused on sustainability in supply chain management, in courses offered by Brazilian higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: Topics related to sustainable supply chain management were listed from the literature and used as a framework to gather…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Sustainability, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Pelcher, Jamee; McCullough, Brian P.; Trendafilova, Sylvia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine higher education institutions' participation in association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education's (AASHE's) Green Athletics category in the sustainability tracking, assessment and rating system (STARS) sustainability report while assessing how well collegiate athletic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Athletics, Sustainability, Environmental Influences
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Mohamad, Zeeda Fatimah; Mamat, Mohd Zufri; Muhamad Noor, Muhamad Faisal – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The notion of students as change agents have widely been used in the campus sustainability literature, but very little has been done to unpack what it really means in practice. This paper aims to critically investigate university students' perspectives on their role as a change agent for campus sustainability in the context of Malaysian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Change Agents, Student Participation
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Ngo, Truc Thanh; Chase, Bradley – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Environmental sustainability and social contexts are becoming increasingly important concepts. The infusion of sustainability and humanitarian engineering (HE) into the academic core curriculum is often challenging. This study aims to provide an understanding of students' perceptions and attitudes toward the incorporation of active…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Projects, Active Learning, Sustainability
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Fernández-Vázquez, José-Santiago – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the current state of website environmental communications in Latin American universities through a benchmarking operational tool. The study considers how these universities communicate their environmental policies as an act of corporate social responsibility and to improve their public image.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Universities, Benchmarking, School Policy
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Levesque, Vanessa R.; Wake, Cameron P. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how the process of creating and implementing sustainability competencies across a university illuminate dynamics of organizational change. The push to advance education for sustainable development in higher education will likely require transformation of existing policies and practices. A set of…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Weber, Jana M.; Lindenmeyer, Constantin P.; Liò, Pietro; Lapkin, Alexei A. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Approaches to solving sustainability problems require a specific problem-solving mode, encompassing the complexity, fuzziness and interdisciplinary nature of the problem. This paper aims to promote a complex systems' view of addressing sustainability problems, in particular through the tool of network science, and provides an outline of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Workshops, Sustainability
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