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Connecting Sustainability Competences and Pedagogical Approaches

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (Nuevo Leon)

Research into and practice of Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) have been increasing during the last two decades. These have focused on providing sustainability education to future generations of ...

  • Posted March 11, 2019
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Sustainability Education and Organizational Change: A Critical Case Study of Barriers and Change Drivers at a Higher Education Institution

  • Kennesaw State University (GA)

Integrating sustainability within institutions of higher education can have a tremendous impact on students, faculty, and the larger community. Sustainability efforts also experience many barriers to implementation within higher education ...

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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From contracts to culture: Exploring how to leverage local, sustainable food purchasing by institutions for food systems change

  • Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (ON)

In recent years, certain hospitals, schools, and campuses across Canada have shown that they can transform their practices to serve more local and sustainable food. These changes have often been ...

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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Self-operated vs. corporate contract: A study of food procurement at two universities in Manitoba

  • University of Manitoba (MB)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Public institutions are increasingly being pressured to demonstrate how they are meeting their responsibilities and obligations to sustainability. Yet there is little academic research on food procurement at universities in ...

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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Evaluating a dialogue-based approach to teaching about values and policy in graduate transdisciplinary environmental science programs

  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Oregon State University (OR)
  • University of Dayton (OH)

This article discusses a formal evaluation of new curricular materials and activities designed to foster understanding of three key issues–expertise, risk, and sociopolitical constraints–related to values and policy ...

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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Educating for self‐interest or ‐transcendence? An empirical approach to investigating the role of moral competencies in opportunity recognition for sustainable development

  • Wageningen University

Entrepreneurship education with a focus on sustainable development primarily teaches students to develop a profit‐driven mentality. As sustainable development is a value‐oriented and normative concept, the role of ...

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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Greening to campus Landscape

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

Convert the campus landscape maintenance equipment from gas electric

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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Building actor-centric transformative capacity through city-university partnerships

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (DF)
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Cities worldwide are rising to the challenge of sustainable development, calling for large-scale and fast-paced transformations towards sustainability. Urban sustainability challenges are now being reframed as a lack of capacity ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Universities responding to the call for sustainability: A typology of sustainability centres

  • University of Helsinki

Universities worldwide are experiencing a growing trend to respond to the need for sustainability. Sustainability centres are one key aspect in the sustainability transitions of universities. Until currently, these centres ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Graduate attribute for minimising environmental harm – Assessing effectiveness in the graduates’ workplaces

  • Monash University (VIC)
  • RMIT University

Over recent times concern about the physical environment has fluctuated. Even after the coverage of environment and sustainability issues in the education of many professions, a decline of community concern ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Higher Education for Professional and Civic Values: A Critical Review and Analysis

  • University of Otago (Otago)

Education for sustainable development (ESD) is generally thought to involve some degree of education for particular professional and civic values, attitudes and behaviours (leading to, as examples, being environmentally, socially ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Management Education and Earth System Science: Transformation as if Planetary Boundaries Mattered

  • Stockholm University
  • Jönköping University
  • Berlin School of Creative Leadership

Earth system science (ESS) has identified worrying trends in the human impact on fundamental planetary systems. In this conceptual article, we discuss the implications of this research for business schools ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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How to Measure Procedural Knowledge for Solving Biodiversity and Climate Change Challenges

  • University of Göttingen

To cope with biodiversity and climate change challenges, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) needs to emphasize knowledge that considers multiple perspectives. Optimizing teacher education requires knowledge about the prerequisites of ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Towards a Definition of Environmental Sustainability Evaluation in Higher Education

  • Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Madrid)
  • Universidad de Granada

Sustainability is increasing their presence at universities, so it is convenient to reflect on the impact and effectiveness that university sustainability actions are having. Several authors have recognized mature experiences ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Driving factors for having visibility of sustainability contents in university degree titles

  • Universitat de València

Given the increasing concern about sustainability issues in society, graduates and postgraduates going into the labour market benefit from the inclusion of sustainability contents in university studies. Visibility of these ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Competing priorities: lessons in engaging students to achieve energy savings in universities

  • De Montfort University
  • Imperial College London
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

This paper aims to present findings from an EU-funded international student-led energy saving competition (SAVES) on a scale previously unseen. There are multiple accounts of short-term projects and energy saving ...

  • Posted March 4, 2019
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Hodgdon Hall Solar Panel Project

  • Tufts University (MA)

This project, spearheaded by the Tufts Energy Group, provides a real life educational experience to the campus community to learn about and use renewable energy in an accessible fashion. The ...

  • Posted March 1, 2019
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Harvard's Challenge: Institutional Green Power

  • Harvard University (MA)

This case study examines the options that Harvard University has for complying with one aspect of its Climate Action Plan, which was announced in February 2018. It specifically focuses on ...

  • Posted March 1, 2019
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Regional Centers of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development

  • Brookhaven College - DCCCD (TX)
  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)
  • Mountain View College - DCCCD (TX)
  • Richland College - DCCCD (TX)
  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (TX)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (TX)

Why UT Arlington Deserves the Excellence in Sustainability Award

Under the leadership of Office of Sustainability at the University of Texas at Arlington, North Texas was recognized on Feb 7 ...

  • Posted March 1, 2019
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Changes in Pre-Service Teachers’ Values, Sense of Agency, Motivation and Consumption Practices: A Case Study of an Education for Sustainability Course

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

Teacher education has a critical role to play as people around the world strive to reach the Sustainable Development goals. Education for sustainability (EfS) aims to motivate and prepare educators ...

  • Posted March 1, 2019
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Seeking sustainability competence and capability in the ESD and HESD literature: an international philosophical hermeneutic analysis

  • University of Otago (Otago)
  • University of Vechta
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Education for sustainable development (ESD) and higher education for sustainable development (HESD) are complex, multidisciplinary fields of enquiry, drawing on concepts and terms from different disciplines and languages. Although the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2019
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Social Justice (MA)

  • Methodist Theological School in Ohio (OH)

A 39-hour professional master’s degree. The Master of Arts in social justice (MASJ) offers an interdisciplinary core curriculum combining ethics, theology, public leadership, sacred texts and spirituality. Students choose ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2019
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PCC, Sustain Me! A Higher Education Sustainability & Environmental Justice Podcast

  • Portland Community College (OR)

This has been an ongoing project that has blossomed from a local/regional production and has now been promoted, recognized, listened to, and presentations have been given nationally and internationally ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2019
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Integrating sustainability philosophy into business curriculum

  • St. Thomas University (FL)
  • Westcliff University (CA)

Abstract This paper examines the status of sustainability integration in business schools and colleges as part of business education and training - curriculum. The authors argue that there is a need ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2019
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The Challenges of Sustainability Education

  • St. Thomas University (FL)

Abstract: Sustainability has become a growing imperative in higher education in the United States of America (Calder [HTML_REMOVED] Dautremont-Smith, 2009). This paper examines sustainability education as it continues to emerge ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2019
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Central College Student Green Fund

  • Central College (IA)

What is Green Fund? The purpose of the Central College Student Green Fund is to promote innovative student projects that further the vision of sustainability at Central College.

Who can ...


Education for Social Justice

  • University of San Diego (CA)

Online Flexibility with Real-World Impact

Offered by the Department of Learning and Teaching. Ph.D. graduates of this program emerge with a rich understanding and experience of how to use ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Changing evangelical minds on climate change

  • Dallas Baptist University (TX)
  • Houghton College (NY)
  • Tyndale University College & Seminary (ON)

One quarter of Americans self-identify as evangelical and a strong majority of these reject human-induced climate change. Can one lecture on climate science from a Christian perspective change their minds ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Sulitest: A collaborative initiative to support and assess sustainability literacy in higher education

  • Kingston University London
  • KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux)

This paper highlights the contribution of the Sulitest (the Sustainability Literacy Test) to the global agenda of integrating sustainability into higher education. The Sustainability Literacy Test is an open online ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Creating an academic landscape of sustainability science: an analysis of the citation network

  • University of Tokyo

Sustainability is an important concept for society, economics, and the environment, with thousands of research papers published on the subject annually. As sustainability science becomes a distinctive research field, it ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Sustainability literacy: the future paradigm for construction education?

  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

Purpose This paper seeks to analyse the hypothesis that sustainability is destined to become the operating paradigm for construction education in the UK.

Design/methodology/approach An international literature review ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Buddhist Economics

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Clair Brown, an economist at UC Berkeley and a practicing Buddhist, has developed a holistic economic approach, where the economy delivers a high quality of life in a sustainable world ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Experiential approaches to sustainability education: towards learning landscapes

  • Cardiff University
  • KU Leuven

Purpose This paper aims to critically reflect the current specialist discourse on experiential approaches to higher education for sustainable development (HESD). Limitations to the current discourse are identified, and as ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Offsets and RECs: What's the Difference?

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

In encouraging organizations to choose green power for their electricity, the Green Power Partnership frequently explains renewable energy certificates (RECs) - what they are, why they are needed for green power ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Sustainability Studies (Minor)

  • Muhlenberg College (PA)

The field of Sustainability Studies explores and critiques ways to do this in the context of maintaining ecological and environmental health while generating economic welfare and ensuring social justice. The ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Science (ASENVS)

  • Washtenaw Community College (MI)

This program is designed to prepare students to deal with environmental issues and concerns from a global point of view. Students will select from two tracks, one focusing on physical ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Bachelor of Natural Resource Science (BNRS)

  • Thompson Rivers University (BC)

This program consists of 120 credits which can be completed in four or five-years on a full-time basis, or up to seven- years on a part-time basis once admitted to ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Geography and Environmental Studies Major (BA)

  • Thompson Rivers University (BC)

The Geography and Environmental Studies program at TRU has strong teaching and research expertise in sustainable urban and rural landscapes, Japan, environmental geography, economic geography, hydrology, climatology, geomorphology and emerging ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Social Movement (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Sociologists study social movements to understand how collective action can transform social order, cultural values and ideologies, economic relations, and hierarchies. Professional sociologists study strategies used to establish connections among ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Social Inequality (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Social inequality focuses on the structural sources and individual consequences of racism, sexism and economic exploitation in society, as well as the social processes sustaining these inequities. Professional sociologists use ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Sociology (MA)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental sociology is the study of the relationship and interactions between societies and the environment. Professional environmental sociologists research a wide range of topics including agrifood systems, social perceptions of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Business Sustainability Concentration (MBA)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

In addition to the MBA core required classes, students must complete the following courses to receive the business sustainability concentration.

Required Core Courses (6 hours) MGMT 5023 Sustainable Enterprises MGMT ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Natural Resource Ecology and Management (PhD)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Graduate programs in the Department offer PhD degrees in Natural Resource Ecology and Management with specializations in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology, Forest Resources, Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Wildlife Ecology ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Natural Resource Ecology and Management (MS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Graduate programs in the Department offer the MS in Natural Resource Ecology and Management with specializations in Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology, Forest Resources, Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Wildlife Ecology ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Science (BSAG)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental science is the study of the natural environment and its processes and interactions, including how humans impact and interact within the environment. The objective is to improve the current ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Business Sustainability Minor

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

This minor prepares students with extra classwork in business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Economics & Policy Minor

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Understanding and tackling environmental problems involves an understanding of multiple disciplines in both the physical and social sciences. The Environmental Economics and Policy minor is intended to provide students with ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Biosystems Engineering (BSBE)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The study of biosystems engineering merges engineering and agricultural science to improve our quality of life while maintaining the environment and preserving our natural resources.

Biosystems engineers work at the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment (air, water, and/or land resources), to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Natural Resource Ecology and Management (BS)

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

The mission of the Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM )program is to increase public awareness and understanding, through teaching, research and Extension, of the ecology, management and sustainable use ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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