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Yildirim, Filiz; Öztürk, Hatice; Abukan, Bilge – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the views of social workers concerning theoretical and practical courses covering their professional responsibilities, focussing on sustainable development and the natural environment. It also investigates the impact on their attitudes towards sustainable development referencing their adoption of…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, College Graduates, Attitudes
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Ordaz, Karla; Tan, Kelvin; Skett, Sarah; Herremans, Irene Marie – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to provide insight into the question of whether graduate students who deliver environmental education workshops/residencies to elementary school children will develop environmental sustainability leadership qualities in themselves: a goal set in the University of Calgary's Institutional Sustainability Strategy.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Environmental Education, Workshops
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Christie, Lorna; Kempen, Elizabeth; Strydom, Mariette – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate custom-made apparel manufacturing micro-enterprise (CMME) owners' perspectives of sustainability within their business practices throughout the entire product development process and determine how educational initiatives can promote a more environmentally conscious product development process.…
Descriptors: Clothing, Manufacturing, Small Businesses, Ownership
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Valentin, Alvin Patrick M. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to examine the applicability of an extended version of the theory of planned behavior (TPB) in predicting pro-environmental behavior, specifically the purchase behavior (PB) of package-free bath products, among students in higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: Using a non-experimental survey…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Student Behavior, Self Concept
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Macheridis, Nikos; Paulsson, Alexander – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to investigate how sustainability has been incorporated -- or mainstreamed -- in a school at one university through techniques of responsibilization and accountabilization. Design/methodology/approach: Inspired by the extended case study methodology, the authors participated, observed and analyzed two audit-inspired…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Teacher Responsibility
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Bolger, Paul – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Despite the potential for research institutes to advance interdisciplinary research on university campuses, There have been few studies on how interdisciplinary research centres integrate multiple disciplines in practice, how they influence the collaborative behaviours of scientists and how they establish collaborative communities. This…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Scientists, Research Methodology
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Shabalala, Lombuso Precious; Ngcwangu, Sisa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to present the results of an investigation on how a reciprocal relationship between the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) in South Africa and the surrounding communities can be used to accelerate the implementation of sustainable development goal 4 (SDG 4). The aim of this paper is to establish stakeholder perceptions on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, College Role
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Johannisson, Jonas; Hiete, Michael – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to share experiences of an easy to adapt service-learning approach in a graduate course on life cycle assessment (LCA). Specifically, it reports on how students helped the university's cafeteria to assess meals by conducting an LCA for 25 meals and identifying environmental hotspots. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Service Learning, Sustainable Development, Ecological Factors
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Thongplew, Natapol; Duangput, Nadtaya; Khodkham, Sasimaporn – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to explore ways to minimize plate waste at university canteens by studying plate waste and consumers at three main canteens of a university, Thailand. Design/methodology/approach: Using university canteens in Thailand as a case, plate waste was characterized and quantified and consumers' insights concerning food…
Descriptors: College Students, Dining Facilities, Wastes, Food
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Friman, Mervi; Schreiber, Dusan; Mutanen, Arto; Perälä, Simu; Salminen, Janne – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to determine how sustainable development (SD) demands (according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe's (UNECE) SD themes from 2005) are connected to the contents of education, research, development and innovation (RDI) in higher education institutions (HEI). Education and the RDI nexus may affect HEI's…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Research and Development, Innovation, Higher Education
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Bryant, Jayne; Ayers, James; Missimer, Merlina; Broman, Göran – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Transformative learning (TL) and leadership are key leverage points for supporting society's transition toward sustainability. The purpose of this study is to identify essential components of TL within an international sustainability leadership master's program in Sweden that has been described by many students as life-changing,…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Alumni, Masters Programs, Leadership Training
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Moyo, Inocent; Cele, Hlengiwe Marvelous Sweetness – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The paper aims to advocate for innovative approaches in terms of the involvement of higher education institutions (HEIs) in the conservation of the environment, which fully considers and includes the developmental needs of indigenous communities while at the same time protecting the environment. Design/methodology/approach: Using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Conservation (Environment), Indigenous Populations
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Togo, Muchaiteyi; Gandidzanwa, Crecentia Pamidzai – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Higher education can play a role in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs). However, there are steps and structures which are necessary for this to be possible. This paper aims to establish how the University of Zimbabwe (UZ)'s innovation hub is implementing SDGs for water, energy and food, resources which are in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Role of Education
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Strydom, Mariette; Kempen, Elizabeth – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the business operations of informal clothing manufacturing micro enterprises (CMMEs) and identifies ways to support owners to achieve economic sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative approach applying a case study design was used to study the business operations of 13 informal CMME owners…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Business Relationship, Sustainability, Case Studies
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García-Rico, Luis; Martínez-Muñoz, L. Fernando; Santos-Pastor, María Luisa; Chiva- Bartoll, Oscar – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to know the contribution of service-learning (SL) on the awareness-raising and sensitivity with regards to sustainable development goals (SDGs) in physical education teacher education (PETE) programs. Design/methodology/approach: The research used a qualitative methodology with a case study design from an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Physical Education Teachers, COVID-19, Pandemics
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