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Zhang, Sumei; Frimpong Boamah, Emmanuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to use the optimization modeling method to explore whether there is an ideal arrangement of course enrollments that can yield optimal parking demand and supply on college campuses. Design/methodology/approach: Using the University of Louisville as a case study, this study deploys a three-step analytical…
Descriptors: Campuses, Facilities, Motor Vehicles, Transportation
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Murray, Sandra; Peterson, Corey; Primo, Carmen; Elliott, Catherine; Otlowski, Margaret; Auckland, Stuart; Kent, Katherine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Food insecurity and poor access to healthy food is known to compromise tertiary studies in university students, and food choices are linked to student perceptions of the campus food environment. The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence, demographic and education characteristics associated with food insecurity in a sample of…
Descriptors: Incidence, Food Service, Hunger, College Environment
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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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Fedi, Angela; La Barbera, Francesco; De Jong, Annabelle; Rollero, Chiara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The market of bottled water is one of the largest in the world. Paradoxically, the consumption of water in plastic bottles is highest in countries rich in the potable tap water of excellent quality. This paper aims to gain a better understanding of the factors that foster or hinder the intention to use refillable water bottles by…
Descriptors: Intention, Adoption (Ideas), Conservation (Environment), Water
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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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Abed, Sameera; Ackers, Barry – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the transformation disclosures in the publicly available annual reports of South African public universities and to establish the extent to which universities account to their stakeholders about how they have discharged their transformation obligations. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Social Change, Annual Reports, Disclosure, Organizational Change
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Casado-Aranda, Luis-Alberto; Caeiro, Sandra Sofia; Trindade, Jorge; Paço, Arminda; Lizcano Casas, David; Landeta, Ana – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Universities are continually transforming its structure and governance in response to the new social, environmental and economic challenges. Particularly, there has recently been a growing academic interest for measuring sustainable practices of higher education institutions (HEI) aiming to monitor and reduce their carbon emissions, as…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Open Universities, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Perbandt, Daniela; Heinelt, Marie-Sophie; Bacelar-Nicolau, Paula; Mapar, Mahsa; Caeiro, Sandra Sofia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Distance universities are of great importance for establishing sustainability literacy, as they operate as multipliers for thousands of students. However, despite several advantages of e-learning environments compared to traditional class-teaching, there are still challenges regarding suitable e-learning tools and didactical models. The…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Synchronous Communication, Asynchronous Communication
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Flórez-Parra, Jesús Mauricio; Lopez-Perez, Maria Victoria; López Hernández, Antonio M.; Garde Sánchez, Raquel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse the internal and external factors related to the disclosure of environmental information in universities which reflect the actions carried out in these universities. Design/methodology/approach: Taking as reference the first 200 universities in the Shanghai ranking, several factors associated with…
Descriptors: Disclosure, Governance, Universities, Reputation
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Ojedokun, Oluyinka – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: In researching into workplace pro-environmental behaviors, there is sparse evidence on self-construals with dimensions of organizational citizenship behavior for the environment (OCBE), particularly among university employees. To fill this gap, the purpose of the study is to investigate the associations of self-construals with eco-civic…
Descriptors: Universities, School Personnel, Sustainability, Self Concept
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Chen, Chen; Vanclay, Frank – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss how transnational universities create negative and positive social impacts on their host communities and what this means for campus sustainability and the expectation that universities contribute to sustainable development and to their local communities. Design/methodology/approach: Using mixed methods, a…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Social Responsibility, Universities, Sustainable Development
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Salovaara, Janne J.; Soini, Katriina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to expand the competence-led structuring and understanding of sustainability education by analysing the practices of professional individuals who have completed university education geared to the development of sustainability change-makers. Design/methodology/approach: The research scope was initially on…
Descriptors: Professional Personnel, Professionalism, Competence, Sustainable Development
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Radwan, Ahmed Farouk; Khalil, Engy M. Abou Sreea – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the level of knowledge, attitudes and practices adopted among University of Sharjah (UOS) students toward sustainability efforts done by their university. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey was emailed to students with the assistance of the UOS Sustainability Office. The survey consisted of four…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Torrijos, Verónica; Soto, Manuel; Calvo Dopico, Domingo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The University of A Coruña (UDC) elaborated the SOSTAUGA project, aiming to reach a higher sustainable level of its water management. SOSTAUGA defined four priority points of action: the restoration of the natural courses on the campus; the adoption of an ecological sanitation model; the sustainable management of urban runoff; and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water, Natural Resources, Water Quality
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