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Mohamad, Zeeda Fatimah; Mamat, Mohd Zufri; Muhamad Noor, Muhamad Faisal – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The notion of students as change agents have widely been used in the campus sustainability literature, but very little has been done to unpack what it really means in practice. This paper aims to critically investigate university students' perspectives on their role as a change agent for campus sustainability in the context of Malaysian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Change Agents, Student Participation
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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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Fernández-Vázquez, José-Santiago – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the current state of website environmental communications in Latin American universities through a benchmarking operational tool. The study considers how these universities communicate their environmental policies as an act of corporate social responsibility and to improve their public image.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Universities, Benchmarking, School Policy
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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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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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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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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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