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Son-Turan, Semen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a higher education funding and employment system that obviates barriers to sustainable development and helps engrain the notion of sustainability into the institutional framework. Design/methodology/approach: The "Higher Education Sustainability First System" (HESFS) is a conceptual model…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Sustainability, Sustainable Development
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Burden, Håkan; Sprei, Frances – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to address the challenges of teaching sustainable development to computer engineering students. Part of the problem is that they perceive the topic as irrelevant for their future profession. Design/methodology/approach: To address this challenge, we introduced a project element into a course on sustainable…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Computer Science Education
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Zahid, Muhammad; Ur Rahman, Haseeb; Ali, Wajahat; Habib, Muhammad Nauman; Shad, Fazaila – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The integration of sustainability is more matured in the corporate sector. However, the topic received less attention in higher education institutions (HEIs). Therefore, this study aims to conceptualize an integration framework and proposes sustainability integration and implementation index in the HEIs. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Curriculum Design, Higher Education, Guidelines
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Leal Filho, Walter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to outline the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to universities and how they may react. Design/methodology/approach: A description of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to higher education institutions is presented at different levels. Findings: Even though the COVID-19 pandemic affects higher education institutions in…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Sustainable Development, Higher Education
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Evans, Neus; Inwood, Hilary; Christie, Beth; Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Eva – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to undertake a cross-comparative inquiry into Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) related to governance, initiatives and practices in initial teacher education (ITE) across four countries with very different contexts -- Sweden, Scotland, Canada and Australia. It provides insights into issues arising…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Comparative Education
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Frank, Pascal – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Despite advances in Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) scholarship and practice, ESE has not yet contributed to mitigate the sustainability-related problems it is meant to remedy. As part of an explanation, some scholars have argued that current ESE scholarship and practice overemphasizes intellectual and neglects…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Consumer Economics, Scholarship
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Aginako, Zaloa; Peña-Lang, María Begoña; Bedialauneta, Miren Terese; Guraya, Teresa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: There are multiple questionnaires in the literature that try to gather university students' perception about sustainable development (SD), but they are mainly focused on determining the students' knowledge and attitude about sustainability. As the existing questionnaires did not fit the type of analysis that is intended to carry out, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Content Validity, Test Reliability
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Landrum, Nancy E. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to learn how sustainability and the circular economy were being integrated into the curriculum of a Dutch university and to transfer that knowledge back to a US university business school curriculum. Given the resistance toward integrating sustainability into the US business school curriculum, the Dutch university served…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Sustainable Development, Urban Areas, Sustainability
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Alm, Karin; Melén, Maria; Aggestam-Pontoppidan, Caroline – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to explore an interdisciplinary pedagogical approach for advancing knowledge and understanding of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) at higher education institutions (HEIs). Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative study conducted an explorative experiment to elaborate on forms to advance a pedagogical approach…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development
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Rajabifard, Abbas; Kahalimoghadam, Masoud; Lumantarna, Elisa; Herath, Nilupa; Hui, Felix Kin Peng; Assarkhaniki, Zahra – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for all communities and jurisdictions require a comprehensive roadmap that encompasses all dimensions of data infrastructure, social, economic, environmental and governance ecosystems. With this in mind, this paper aims to establish the link between the curriculum and intended…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Curriculum Development
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Kanapathy, Suganty; Lee, Khai Ern; Mokhtar, Mazlin; Syed Zakaria, Sharifah Zarina; Sivapalan, Subarna – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: In Malaysia, research indicates that there is an interest amongst the stakeholders, namely, administrators and academicians to be engaged in education for sustainable development (SD), but it is rarely implemented as a part of the higher education curriculum due to various barriers. This paper aims to develop a framework for integrating…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Concept Teaching, Chemistry
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Adhikari, Dev Raj; Shah, Bijaya Bikram – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the state of the art of quality of education, research and governance to incorporate sustainable development goal 4 (SDG 4) in Nepalese higher education institutions (HEIs). In particular, it raises questions to initiate a discourse on HEIs to achieve SDG 4. Design/methodology/approach: The idea of undertaking…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Videoconferencing, Educational Quality
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Pretorius, Rudi Wessel; Carow, Sanet; Wilson, Graeme; Schmitz, Peter – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to showcase and critically review the value of selected pedagogies in which real-world engagements are used to enhance sustainability learning in an open, distance and e-learning (ODeL) context in the Global South. The paper considers opportunities, issues, alternatives and implementation guidelines.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Open Education, Distance Education
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Weybrecht, Giselle – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore if, and how, business schools globally have been engaging their students in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), both inside and outside the classroom, since the SDGs were agreed upon in 2015 until mid-2020. Design/methodology/approach: The data is collected from information submitted as part of reporting…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Students, Business Administration Education, Business Schools
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Idoiaga Mondragon, Nahia; Axpe Saez, Inge; Berciano, Ainhoa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The undergraduate dissertation (UD) can be considered to be a reflection of the influence of the sustainable developmental goals (SDG) and the professional identity of the students. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the extent to which the topics of the UD reflect the SDG, considering, moreover, that they may be related to the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Grading, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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