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Eugenio-Gozalbo, Marcia; Ramos-Truchero, Guadalupe; Suárez-López, Rafael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Gardens are being used at all educational stages, because they provide with a real-world context for active and experiential learning. In Spain, there exists a movement in favor of their incorporation to higher education for a variety of purposes but prevalently as an innovative resource to teach sciences to pre-service teachers. The…
Descriptors: Gardening, Horticulture, Foods Instruction, Nutrition Instruction
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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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Arefin, Md. Arman; Nabi, Md. Nurun; Sadeque, Saalem; Gudimetla, Prasad – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Literature limited in scope regarding the incorporation of sustainability into engineering curriculum encouraged authors to look at the current approaches of universities to the integration of sustainability into university curricula. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the literature published and analyse the university secondary…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Engineering Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Konrad, Theres; Wiek, Arnim; Barth, Matthias – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: For professional sustainability work, graduates need to be able to work in teams and collaborate with stakeholders; in other words, they need to have developed interpersonal competence. There is growing evidence that project-based sustainability courses facilitate interpersonal competence development. However, research so far has focused…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development, Knowledge Level
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Xie, Xiaohuan; Qin, Shiyu; Gou, Zhonghua; Yi, Ming – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Aiming to find out how to incorporate green building into the architectural curriculum, this study aims to explore the psychological path for cultivating architectural students' awareness and motivation to learn the green design concepts and related technologies. Design/methodology/approach: Based on a global review of relevant…
Descriptors: Building Design, Architectural Education, Energy Conservation, Ecological Factors
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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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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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Holmén, Johan; Adawi, Tom; Holmberg, John – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: While sustainability-oriented education is increasingly placing importance on engaging students in inter- and transdisciplinary learning processes with societal actors and authentic challenges in the centre, little research attends to how and what students learn in such educational initiatives. This paper aims to address this by opening…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Learning Processes, Social Environment
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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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Mawonde, Albert; Togo, Muchaiteyi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges faced by ODeL institutions to involve students in campus sustainable development goals (SDGs) related practices. Given that universities are mandated by several calls to participate in the implementation of SDGs, one way they can contribute to the SDGs paradigm is through the…
Descriptors: Barriers, Student Participation, Undergraduate Students, Sustainable Development
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Adiego, Joaquín; Martín-Cruz, Natalia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explain the development of an online training curriculum to enable students to acquire the transversal competences needed to work on smart cities projects. In this curriculum, a modern approach to the teaching-learning process was applied, suitable for the interdisciplinary and multinational learning challenges that…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Urban Areas, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Adjei, Rita; Addaney, Michael; Danquah, Leslie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to determine the impact of resource use behaviours of students of a public university in Ghana on ecological sustainability. It examines the land area required to provide the resources used and also to assimilate the wastes produced. It also suggests an effective way to initiate participative discussions on environmental…
Descriptors: Ecological Factors, Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Wastes
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Williams, Dionna; Zeman, Catherine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Environmental health disparities case studies are explored through a combination of lens including the naturome/nurturome, exposome [nature vs nurture] and multiple exposure-zone [place as predictor of health and wellbeing] concepts. This work places the educational program and experience within a theoretical framework using all these…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Program Evaluation, Case Studies, Sustainability
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Klapp, Jamie; Bouvier-Brown, Nicole C. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyze undergraduate science majors' perceptions of climate change. Design/methodology/approach: Three science major student cohorts at Loyola Marymount University -- first-year exposure (first-years taking a course related to climate science), first-year control (first-years taking a course unrelated to climate…
Descriptors: Climate, Undergraduate Students, Knowledge Level, Majors (Students)
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Giannetti, Biagio F.; Velazquez, Luis; Perkins, Krystal M.; Trillas-Ortiz, Marisela; Anaya-Eredias, Carlos; Agostinho, Feni; Almeida, Cecilia M. V. B.; Alves Pinto, Marcos Jose; Munguia, Nora – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Students play an unequivocal role in sustainable universities as they are theorized to embody the mission of a sustainable university through a sustainable lifestyle and spread sustainability practices during their professional careers. Despite this, it is not well known how or why students come to embody a sustainable lifestyle. This…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Characteristics, Psychological Patterns, Positive Attitudes
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