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Emblen-Perry, Kay – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to present a novel pedagogical approach to education for sustainability within the business curriculum that adopts a sustainability audit of a fictional company presented as a case study as the focus of learning, teaching and assessment. It evaluates the user's ability to provide the active learning called for in education…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Audits (Verification), Experiential Learning, Business Administration Education
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Paradowska, Monika – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of rivalry and excludability in transport systems on the positive external effects important for the functioning of a large private university in Wroclaw (Poland). In the context of campus sustainability, policy implications supporting sustainable transport are discussed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Transportation, Private Colleges, Sustainable Development
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Soini, Katriina; Korhonen-Kurki, Kaisa; Asikainen, Henna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the learning outcomes of the project-based learning in a Master Class programme on sustainability carried out in collaboration by the University of Helsinki and a private company operating in global mining technology. The following two questions were addressed: Q1. What kind of sustainability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Projects, Sustainability, Colleges
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Cho, Moonhee – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Proposing an integrated model based on multiple theoretical approaches, such as the theory of planned behavior, the model of goal-directed behavior and self-determination theory, the purpose of this paper is to examine factors influencing college students' campus recycling intention and actual recycling behavior.…
Descriptors: Recycling, College Students, Intention, Student Behavior
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Frank, Pascal; Sundermann, Anna; Fischer, Daniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the relationship between introspection and key competencies for sustainable consumption (KCSCs). It investigates whether mindfulness training can cultivate the ability to introspect and stimulate the development of KCSCs. Design/methodology/approach: Two independent studies were analyzed. Data were retrieved…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Seminars, Instructional Effectiveness, Competency Based Education
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Klußmann, Coco; Sassen, Remmer; Gansel, Elisa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to answer the following research question: What are the key factors of the participatory process for establishing sustainability reporting in German universities? Design/methodology/approach: To answer the research question, this study uses qualitative methodology, following the grounded theory approach and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Higher Education, Documentation
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Di Maria, Eleonora; De Marchi, Valentina; Spraul, Katharina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the characteristics and performance of university-industry (U-I) collaboration for knowledge transfer in relation to environmental sustainability, considering for both parties of the collaborations. Design/methodology/approach: The study is explorative in nature, based on an original data set of more than 350…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Business Relationship, Industry, Foreign Countries
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Avriel-Avni, Noa; Gan, Dafna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Students' simplistic observations and uninspired solutions for social-ecological dilemmas were the motivation for this study. The purpose of this paper is to foster systemic thinking in students and study the role of the lecturers. Design/methodology/approach: The research was designed as a self-study action-research (AR), which was…
Descriptors: Ecology, Sustainability, College Students, College Faculty
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Piekarski, Cassiano Moro; Puglieri, Fábio Neves; Araújo, Cristiane Karyn de Carvalho; Barros, Murillo Vetroni; Salvador, Rodrigo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on a life cycle assessment (LCA)-based ecodesign teaching practice via university-industry collaboration in an industrial engineering undergraduate course. Design/methodology/approach: A new course was designed and taught in the Industrial Engineering undergraduate course of a Federal University in…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education
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Gramatakos, Anastasia Luise; Lavau, Stephanie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: Many higher education institutions are committed to developing students as skilled professionals and responsible citizens for a more sustainable future. In addition to the formal curriculum for sustainability education, there is an increasing interest in informal learning within universities. This paper aims to extend the current…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Cole, Laura Brianna; Quinn, Jerod; Akturk, Aysegul; Johnson, Briana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This study examines a general education, hands-on and 100 per cent online laboratory course to better understand the prospects for fostering green building literacy through experiential online education. Design/methodology/approach: The mixed-methods research design included pre- and post-course surveys (n = 42) together with…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Conservation (Environment), Building Trades, Laboratories
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Michael, Judd; Elser, Nathaniel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to propose a quadruple bottom line approach for higher education leaders who must decide whether to accept sustainability initiatives that do have not have a business case. The authors describe a personal waste management program at a major university to illustrate how a quadruple bottom line framework may impact decisions…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Higher Education, Universities, Sustainability
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Abu Qdais, Hani; Saadeh, Osama; Al-Widyan, Mohamad; Al-tal, Raed; Abu-Dalo, Muna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to describe the efforts undertaken to convert the large university campus of Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) into a green, resource-efficient and low-carbon campus by following an action-oriented strategy. Sustainability features of the campus were discussed and benchmarked. Challenges were…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Campuses, Universities
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Orenstein, Daniel Eli; Troupin, David; Segal, Ella; Holzer, Jennifer M.; Hakima-Koniak, Gili – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a case study of how ecological considerations can be integrated into campus strategic and statutory spatial planning. A process of developing ecological objectives and guidelines for inclusion in campus strategic and statutory spatial plans is presented. Design/methodology/approach: This case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ecological Factors, Universities, Campuses
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Tejedor, Gemma; Rosas-Casals, Martí; Segalas, Jordi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to identify patterns and trends taking place in engineering education in sustainability, through analyzing the evolution of research conducted in relevant publications in the field of engineering education for sustainability in the past decades. Design/methodology/approach: First, a bibliometric approach has been applied,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Trend Analysis, Sustainability, Educational Trends
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