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Regueiro-Picallo, Manuel; Rojo-López, Gemma; Puertas, Jerónimo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the Strategic Research Consortium Centre for Technological Innovation in Building and Civil Engineering (A-CITEEC) and its scientific strategy for the promotion of research and higher education in building and civil engineering. Design/methodology/approach: By means of an approach based on the…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, Construction (Process), Research and Development, Innovation
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Ares-Pernas, Ana; Carvajal, Carmen Coronado; Gomis Rodríguez, Alfonso; Fernández Ibáñez, María Isabel; Díaz Casás, Vicente; Zaragoza Fernández, María Sonia; Bouza Fernández, María Sonia; Santos Pita, Manuela del Pilar; García Allut, Antonio Domingo; Comesaña Pérez, María Pilar; Caínzos López, María Jesús; Feal Cabezón, Belén; Torres Miño, Araceli – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to present and describe the main actions carried out in six different faculties and common areas such as cultural and research centres and administrative buildings in the Ferrol campus at the University of A Coruña to achieve the second green flag on a Galician University. Design/methodology/approach: A case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Conservation (Environment), Sustainable Development
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Mazutti, Janaina; Londero Brandli, Luciana; Lange Salvia, Amanda; Fritzen Gomes, Bárbara Maria; Damke, Luana Inês; Tibola da Rocha, Vanessa; Santos Rabello, Roberto dos – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions are widely known both for their promotion to education for sustainable development (ESD) and for their contribution as living labs to urban management strategies. As for strategies, smart and learning campuses have recently gained significant attention. This paper aims to report an air quality monitoring…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Campuses, Environmental Education
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Bugallo-Rodríguez, Anxela; Vega-Marcote, Pedro – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions have a valuable dual role in disseminating the circular economy (CE) as a new sustainability paradigm. First, the university teaches students about this subject. Second, it prepares future teachers to incorporate sustainability into other educational levels. This paper aims to present the results of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Preservice Teachers
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Coronado, Carmen; Freijomil-Vázquez, Carla; Fernández-Basanta, Sara; Andina-Díaz, Elena; Movilla-Fernández, María-Jesús – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions have a significant impact in preparing future generations for the creation of a sustainable society. By formulating appropriate curricula, the university can shape student personality with sustainability concerns. This study aims to present the results of a teaching approach on environmental sustainability…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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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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Servia, María J.; Cao, Anxo; Lueje, Yaiza R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Invasive species are under the spotlight because of their detrimental effects on biodiversity. However, management of invasions presents multiple dimensions frequently difficult to disentangle. This complex topic has been tackled through a service-learning project on an invasive insect ("Vespa velutina"), a bee-eating species…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Biodiversity, Science Activities
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Fabregá, Marian Buil; Masferrer, Núria; Patau, Josep; Miró Pérez, Albert-P. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to analyse the relationship between entrepreneurial skills and innovation commitment and entrepreneurial skills and environmental commitment as drivers of awareness on sustainable development of higher education students. Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 1,318 business and management students out of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship
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Hernandez-Diaz, Paula M.; Polanco, Jorge-Andrés; Castaño, Sandra Milena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to know how university's strategic managers, from both academic and administrative systems, perceive the relationship between sustainability and accreditation as sustainability incorporation and the quality of their processes are amongst the actual challenges of universities. Design/methodology/approach: This paper opted…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Walsh, Zack; Böhme, Jessica; Lavelle, Brooke D.; Wamsler, Christine – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to increase related knowledge across personal, social and ecological dimensions of sustainability and how it can be applied to support transformative learning. Design/methodology/approach: The paper provides a reflexive case study of the design, content and impact of a course on eco-justice that integrates relational…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Equal Education, Justice, Sustainability
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Rey-Garcia, Marta; Mato-Santiso, Vanessa – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand the roles that social capital and real-world learning may play in enhancing the effects of university education for sustainable development (ESD) on social sustainability. Design/methodology/approach: A conceptual framework that identifies the plausible effects of university ESD on social…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Service Learning, Sustainable Development, Sustainability
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Martinez-Buján, Raquel; Santiago-Gómez, Elvira; Diz, Carlos; Cortes-Vazquez, Jose A.; Golías, Montserrat – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to show how the Green Campus Program has been implemented at the Faculty of Sociology of the University of A Coruña (Spain). It describes the criteria used to create teaching sustainability actions related to community engagement to introduce education for sustainable development into college curricula.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sociology, Sustainable Development, College Environment
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Fuchs, Paulo; Raulino, Carlos; Conceição, Diogo; Neiva, Samara; Silva de Amorim, Wellyngton; Soares, Thiago Coelho; Andrade de Lima, Maurício; Montenegro De Lima, Carlos Rogerio; Soares, João Coelho; Andrade Guerra, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Sustainability is understood as a complex and integrating area, involving the most diverse areas and fields of knowledge. Because of the innumerable socio-environmental challenges in the current scenario, a sustainable development that finds the necessary changes and advances for communities, industry and the various stakeholders involved…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Management Systems, Strategic Planning
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Mazon, Gisele; Pereira Ribeiro, João Marcelo; Montenegro de Lima, Carlos Rogerio; Castro, Brenda Caroline; Andrade Guerra, José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze the sustainability approach within higher education institutions. Universities, as institutions of knowledge, play an important and strategic role in maximizing social and economic benefits in a hands-on way. However, some studies on sustainable development and HEIs reveal a distancing between students and the…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Program Implementation, College Students
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Son-Turan, Semen; Lambrechts, Wim – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explain the extent and content of the sustainability disclosure of public and foundation (private but not-for-profit) universities in Turkey. Design/methodology/approach: Subsequent to a systematic literature review of six academic databases and the National Thesis Center, a content analysis using a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Disclosure
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