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Kinzer, Kirsten – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: Public administration, or the implementation of public policies by civil servants, will be central to implementing the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. And yet, few American master of public administration (MPA) programs explicitly focus on sustainable development or sustainability literacy. This study asks whether it is…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Student Interests
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Tillmanns, Tanja – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Since sustainability is subjective and context dependent, sustainability education should focus on the development of a personal understanding of sustainability through critical reflection of values and behaviour. Emotions can motivate value clarification -- a prerequisite to transform worldviews and behaviour. The article presents the disruptive…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Psychological Patterns
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Zavala, Miguel; Henning, Nick – Urban Education, 2021
Based on a 3-year qualitative case study of political education projects within an urban teacher-led grassroots activist organization, this article explores the formation of grassroots political education and how it mediated the development of teachers as community organizers. Through a documentary and narrative account, this article argues that…
Descriptors: Political Science, Social Justice, Teacher Education, Activism
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Szekely, Emilia; Mason, Mark – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
We defend in this paper the importance of redistributing power in the field of education development by enhancing the self-sustainability of education initiatives and minimizing their roots in dependency -- these as pre-requisites for improving their sustainable development outcomes. We do this by considering an education development initiative…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Power Structure
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Burns, Heather L. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2016
This study used action research methodology to examine the development of sustainability leadership in a graduate leadership course. The research investigated the impact of this leadership course, which was designed using transformative learning theory with attention to integrating thematic content, multiple and nondominant perspectives, a…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Sustainability, Action Research, Graduate Students
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Harrison, Jennifer; Palmer, Timothy – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2019
Study abroad programs are increasingly encouraged as a method for students to develop cross-cultural competence and awareness of how to practice in diverse and multi-national settings. Barriers can exist to study abroad related to financing, scheduling, personal/professional obligations, and lack of international experience for novices.…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Program Length, Experiential Learning, Social Justice
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Buckley, Jessica Belue – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The movement incorporating sustainability into the academic mission of higher education has grown quickly in the last few decades. At the same time, vast interpretations of sustainability exist as institutions work to incorporate it into the curriculum. Therefore, using interviews with 42 individuals and observations of 67 courses, this study…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Sustainability, Higher Education, Educational Theories
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Diniz dos Santos, Alysson; Strada, Francesco; Bottino, Andrea – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2019
Finding proper ways to address learning about sustainability is a relevant issue. Sustainability learning has to face some inherent complexities, due to two main factors: the interdisciplinary domains related to sustainability issues, such as ecology, economics, politics, and culture, and the involvement of several social structures, such as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Computer Games, Computer Software
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Moore, Deborah; Almeida, Sylvia Christine; Barnes, Melissa M. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
While it is well understood there is an urgent need to address global environmental problems, there is less understanding around how these problems can be addressed. At each level of government, policy is initiated as a response to a perceived problem. However, research has shown governmental policies are overly generalised which creates a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Policy, Sustainability, Curriculum Implementation
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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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Fox, Anne E. M.; Iriste, Sandra; Bezeljak, Petra – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2019
Having developed and piloted a professional development blended learning course for teachers of home economics with the purpose of promoting a sustainable mindset in their students, we used the written learning journals by the teachers during the 15-week course to detect various aspects of a sustainable mindset, which could be attributed to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Developed Materials, Instructional Materials, Journal Writing
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Taylor, Jim – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
A 'Sustainability Commons' is a place to try out sustainable living (Taylor & Westerman, 2013). It is also a place that anyone can visit and experiment with low-carbon technologies, which are usually very simple and inexpensive, and are being used locally for the benefit of the community and the environment. This article reflects on the…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Social Environment, Sustainable Development, Consciousness Raising
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Mintz, Keren; Tal, Tali – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This research investigates the ways in which undergraduate courses dealing with the environment address sustainable development (SD), and contribute to the development of sustainability learning outcomes (SLO). The participants in the study were 13 instructors, and 360 students who were enrolled in 13 courses that addressed the environment in a…
Descriptors: Course Content, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Hurney, Carol A.; Nash, Carole; Hartman, Christie-Joy B.; Brantmeier, Edward J. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: Key elements of a curriculum are presented for a faculty development program that integrated sustainability content with effective course design methodology across a variety of disciplines. The study aims to present self-reported impacts for a small number of faculty participants and their courses. Design/methodology/approach: A yearlong…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Course Content, Faculty Development, Instructional Design
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Konrad, Theres; Wiek, Arnim; Barth, Matthias – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Advanced skills in communication, teamwork and stakeholder engagement are widely recognized as important success factors for advancing sustainability. While project-based learning formats claim to advance such skills, there is little empirical evidence that demonstrates how interpersonal competence is being developed. This study aims to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conflict, Interpersonal Competence, Courses
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