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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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Wang, Yijing; Sommier, Mélodine; Vasques, Ana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to examine whether the development of students' sustainability competences is dependent on how courses are delivered at higher education institutions (HEIs). It further investigates to what extent such competences can affect students' belief in the new environmental paradigm (NEP) and pro-environmental behaviors (PEBs).…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Competence, College Students
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Janssens, Lise; Kuppens, Tom; Mulà, Ingrid; Staniskiene, Egle; Zimmermann, Anne B. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: A transition toward sustainable development requires engagement of university students in transformative learning. Therefore, quality frameworks and processes should support deep approaches to sustainable development in higher education. Research and initiatives that connect sustainable development, higher education and quality assurance…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Sustainable Development, Transformative Learning
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Kohl, Katrin; Hopkins, Charles; Barth, Matthias; Michelsen, Gerd; Dlouhá, Jana; Razak, Dzulkifli Abdul; Abidin Bin Sanusi, Zainal; Toman, Isabel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Higher education and its leadership are not yet using their potential impact for a sustainable future. This paper aims to focus on UN developments and the long history of university involvement in sustainability might create more interest and understanding that sustainably oriented universities are actually possible and a much stronger…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Educational History
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Dalla Gasperina, Liane; Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; dos Santos Rabello, Roberto – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Smart campuses can be seen as the future of higher education efforts, especially for their contributions to sustainability and to encourage innovation. This paper aims to present the benefits of smart practices in a Higher Education Institutions and highlights its connections to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainable Development, Educational Innovation, Objectives
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Sandri, Orana; Holdsworth, Sarah – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to draw on an in-depth qualitative case study of an undergraduate sustainability education course to show the extent of pedagogical reflection and teaching capability demonstrated in lived practice to support transformative, systemic and capability building learning processes, as advocated in the literature, for effective…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Case Studies, Transformative Learning
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Martínez Casanovas, Matilde; Ruíz-Munzón, Noemí; Buil-Fabregá, Marian – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse which are the active learning methodologies, which had better contribute to acquiring competences for sustainable development (SD) in higher education. Design/methodology/approach: Cluster analysis is used to define 252 students' skills patterns and their perception of the different active learning…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Sustainable Development, Active Learning, Student Attitudes
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Moriau, Linde; Tondeur, Jo; Bertone, Julie; Huysmans, Minne; Temmerman, Martina; Meurs, Pieter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Community engaged research and learning strategies are considered meaningful methods for universities to demonstrate their critical importance to today's societies. At the same time, it is stressed that not all approaches are equally beneficial, highlighting the need for well-considered design and delivery. This paper aims to outline a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies, School Community Relationship, Universities
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Goldbach, Anne; Hauser, Mandy; Schuppener, Saskia; Leonhardt, Nico; van Ledden, Hannah; Bergelt, Daniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: With reference to selected principles and considerations from the university social responsibility concept, this study aims to discuss aspects of social responsibility from the perspectives of participatory teaching. This study describes the effects that a participatory teaching practice has on the acquisition and dissemination of…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Inclusion, Higher Education, Educational Development
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Sánchez-Carracedo, Fermín; Romero-Portillo, Daniel; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Moreno-Pino, Francisco Manuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to present a methodology for analysing the extent to which students of a university degree perceive that they have received a good education for sustainable development (ESD). The methodology enables us to quantify this perception, which, in turn, allows us to determine: to what extent the objectives related to ESD are…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Engineering Education, Comparative Analysis, Undergraduate Students
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Ozis, Fethiye; Parks, Shannon Lynn Isovitsch; Sills, Deborah Lynne; Akca, Mustafa; Kirby, Christine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze how a tangram activity improved students' abilities to explain sustainability, articulate a positive perception of sustainable design and relate sustainability with innovation in engineering design. Design/methodology/approach: The concept of paradigm shift was introduced in the classroom by using a tangram…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Learning Activities, College Students
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Dziubaniuk, Olga; Nyholm, Monica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore methods of teaching sustainability and business ethics, relevant to the modern demand for student's skills and knowledge. The study explores the challenges of teaching a business school undergraduate-level course and argues that a constructivist pedagogy is a suitable epistemological approach for designing a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Sustainable Development, Ethics, Business Administration Education
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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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Landrum, Nancy E. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to learn how sustainability and the circular economy were being integrated into the curriculum of a Dutch university and to transfer that knowledge back to a US university business school curriculum. Given the resistance toward integrating sustainability into the US business school curriculum, the Dutch university served…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Sustainable Development, Urban Areas, Sustainability
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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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