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Agu, Agu Godswill; Kalu, Okwuagwu Okuu; Esi-Ubani, Chidadi Obinna; Agu, Paul Chinedu – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to integrate and extend two models of entrepreneurial intention to investigate the drivers of sustainable entrepreneurial intention among intermediate undergraduate university students in Nigeria. Specifically, this paper aims to introduce education for sustainable entrepreneurship into the integrated model,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Intention, Entrepreneurship, Developing Nations
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Molderez, Ingrid – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: There is a growing call for novel approaches in education with respect to sustainable development. Transformative learning lacks empirical research. This paper responds to that gap and aims at analysing how transformative learning nurtures ecological thinking. Design/methodology/approach: The "Students Swap Stuff" sustainability…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Ecological Factors, Thinking Skills, Sustainable Development
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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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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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Yilmaz, Tolga; Kapkin, Engin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate undergraduate industrial design students' perception of sustainable design concepts and how their conceptualization evolves as a function of their attendance to a specific sustainable design studio (SDS) course. Design/methodology/approach: Two groups of students participated in the study.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Comparative Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling, Networks
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Yilmaz Findik, Leyla; Bayram, Ilknur; Canaran, Özlem – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how sustainable development (SD) is conceptualized by pre-service English language teachers in Turkey and design a specialized course syllabus on SD in English language teaching (ELT) in the light of the research findings. Design/methodology/approach: The study used a mixed-methods sequential…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Language Teachers, English (Second Language)
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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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Karmasin, Matthias; Voci, Denise – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This research aims to analyze to what extent sustainability and its related core aspects are integrated in media and communication's curricula of higher education institutions in Europe. Design/methodology/approach: A total of n = 1068 bachelor and master's degree programs, as well as their related curricula/program specifications, from…
Descriptors: Role, Sustainability, Communications, Journalism Education
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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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Balakrishnan, Balamuralithara; Tochinai, Fumihiko; Kanemitsu, Hidekazu; Al-Talbe, Ali – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the impacts of education for sustainable development subject(s) offered at University A, Japan and University B, Malaysia on the attitude and perception toward environment, social and economic issues of sustainability among the engineering undergraduates of the institutions from different countries.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Engineering Education
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Noy, Sue; Capetola, Teresa; Patrick, Rebecca – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Education for Sustainability in Higher Education (ESHE) sits within and across disciplinary settings that share the need for a framework that provides a basis for pedagogy, assessment and learning outcomes (Kalsoom, 2019). ESHE strives to create transformative learning spaces that help students gain the knowledge and skills they need to…
Descriptors: Alignment (Education), Transformative Learning, Sustainability, Undergraduate Students
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Speer, James Hardy; Sheets, Virgil; Kruger, Tina M.; Aldrich, Stephen Peter; McCreary, Nicholas – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess environmental concern at a Midwest university, analyze trends in concern over time and determine the effect of the development of a campus sustainability office. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-question survey was administered through peer-to-peer recruitment from an undergraduate environmental…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Sustainability, Undergraduate Students
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Orr, Madeleine; McCullough, Brian P.; Pelcher, Jamee – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Given greater awareness of environmental issues and the acceleration of climate change, universities are increasingly requiring undergraduate students to complete coursework in environmental issues. Research has shown that environmental courses hosted in science departments can be too challenging for students with no science background.…
Descriptors: Athletics, Transformative Learning, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Wodika, Alicia B.; Middleton, Wendi K. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This study identified the attitudes and behaviors of college students regarding their advocacy for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Specifically, perceptions of climate change were assessed and advocacy activities were identified for climate change and/or other topics. Design/methodology/approach: Using convenience sampling,…
Descriptors: Climate, Advocacy, Correlation, Student Empowerment
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