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Nousheen, Ayesha; Kalsoom, Qudsia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to assess the impact of sustainability pedagogies on students' sustainability consciousness (SC) in the online instructional settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Design/methodology/approach: A mixed-method, embedded research design was applied to conduct the research. The participants of the study were the pre-service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Sustainability, Student Attitudes
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Martek, Igor; Hosseini, M. Reza; Durdyev, Serdar; Arashpour, Mehrdad; Edwards, David J. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: Universities have recognized their rich endowments in research, academic skills and facilities, as uniquely suited to finding "green" solutions. Moreover, the campus setting itself presents as a microcosm of greater society through which to investigate and test innovations. Thus, the "living lab" was born, a means of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Outcomes of Education, Laboratories
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Winkler, Klara Johanna; Bennett, Elena; Chestnutt, Hannah R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: For a university to be a prime mover for sustainability transformation, all units of the university should contribute. However, organizational change in educational institutions is often studied by examining specific domains such as research or operation in isolation. This results in a less-than-complete picture of the potential for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Universities, Organizational Change
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Leal Filho, Walter; Dinis, Maria Alzira Pimenta; Sivapalan, Subarna; Begum, Halima; Ng, Theam Foo; Al-Amin, Abul Quasem; Alam, Gazi Mahabubul; Sharifi, Ayyoob; Salvia, Amanda Lange; Kalsoom, Qudsia; Saroar, Mustafa; Neiva, Samara – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: It is still unclear how Asian universities incorporate the theory or practice of sustainable development (SD) in their research and education programmes. To address this gap, the purpose of this paper is to report on a study that has examined how universities in Asian countries handle and address matters related to SD.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Albert, Martin; Uhlig, Maria – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the current state of education for sustainable development (ESD) at Chemnitz University of Technology (CUT) and to propose a guide for analysing sustainability at higher education institutions (HEI) in terms of implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and sustainability dimensions in the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Objectives, Sustainability, College Curriculum
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Zhu, Bifeng; Liu, Gebing; Feng, Jing – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to make a comparative study on the latest version of green campus evaluation standard between China and America: Green Campus Evaluation Standard (GB/T51356-2019) and the sustainability tracking, assessment and rating system (STARS 2.2). The differences of evaluation methods and contents are analyzed and their respective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Sustainable Development, School Construction
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Ozis, Fethiye; Parks, Shannon Lynn Isovitsch; Sills, Deborah Lynne; Akca, Mustafa; Kirby, Christine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze how a tangram activity improved students' abilities to explain sustainability, articulate a positive perception of sustainable design and relate sustainability with innovation in engineering design. Design/methodology/approach: The concept of paradigm shift was introduced in the classroom by using a tangram…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Engineering Education, Learning Activities, College Students
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Gómez-Martín, M. Esther; Gimenez-Carbo, Ester; Andrés-Doménech, Ignacio; Pellicer, Eugenio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the potential for implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the civil engineering bachelor degree in the School of Civil Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain). Design/methodology/approach: All the 2019/2020 course syllabi were analyzed to diagnose at which extent…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, Engineering Education, Bachelors Degrees, Sustainable Development
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Versteijlen, Marieke; van Wee, Bert; Wals, Arjen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Daily commuting trips of higher education (HE) students account for a large proportion of the carbon footprint of a HE institution. Considerations of students underlying their choice of travel mode and their decision to make the trip to campus or to study online are explored as a necessary first step for finding an optimal balance between…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Travel, Transportation
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Liu, Liguang; Gao, Lianhong – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the processes. Design/methodology/approach: Besides a review of campus sustainability initiatives at higher education institutions in China, the case of Central University…
Descriptors: Universities, Sustainability, Educational Finance, Foreign Countries
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Wubah, Daniel; Steuer, Chris; Brown, Guilbert; Rice, Karen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to provide an example of how higher education institutions (HEIs) can use a successful campus infrastructure project to fund a student- and faculty-led, community-success platform that advances the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Design/methodology/approach: The authors applied conceptual models for systems thinking…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Systems Building, School Buildings
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McKenna, Kelly; Altringer, Levi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the Colorado state university (CSU) MOVES online, transportation module, which was implemented for the dual purpose of promoting alternative modes of transportation and while providing students with the information and skills necessary to comfortably and safely commute on and around campus without a personal…
Descriptors: Student Transportation, Commuting Students, Innovation, Learning Modules
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Dziubaniuk, Olga; Nyholm, Monica – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore methods of teaching sustainability and business ethics, relevant to the modern demand for student's skills and knowledge. The study explores the challenges of teaching a business school undergraduate-level course and argues that a constructivist pedagogy is a suitable epistemological approach for designing a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Sustainable Development, Ethics, Business Administration Education
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Wahyudi, Wahyudi; Waluya, Stevanus Budi; Suyitno, Hardi; Isnarto, Isnarto – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to describe how creative thinking ability could be improved through correcting the thinking schemata using cool-critical-creative-meaningful (3CM) learning model. Design/methodology/approach: This study implemented mixed methods with explanatory sequential, which means a study that was conducted by collecting quantitative…
Descriptors: Schemata (Cognition), Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Rampasso, Izabela Simon; Siqueira, Renê Grottoli; Martins, Vitor W. B.; Anholon, Rosley; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; Leal Filho, Walter; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted to verify the main characteristics of projects in a social entrepreneurship initiative. These features were used…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Community Programs, Community Needs, School Community Relationship
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