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The Decolonization of Curriculum for a Sustainable Future

  • Humboldt State University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

When you think about it, does your coursework perpetuate stories of paternalistic dominance by a few? Do you teach how and what you learned? Given our other many responsibilities, do ...

  • Posted June 7, 2018
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Infusing Sustainability in Higher Education in Ireland: The Green Curriculum Model (GCM) and the Dispositions, Abilities and Behaviours (DAB) Competency Framework

  • Dublin City University

There are numerous sustainability challenges facing the world today, including: climate change, pollution, consumerism and poverty. To make the world a more sustainable and better place to live in, humanity ...

  • Posted April 11, 2018
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Educating for Sustainability Webinar Series - Strategies for Redesigning your Course to Integrate Sustainability

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Creative Change Educational Solutions (MI)

This webinar will provide two different frameworks for faculty leaders of all disciplines who wish to revise existing courses or develop campus-wide curriculum change programs for their schools. Susan Santone ...

  • Posted March 27, 2018
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Innovatively Adding The Skills That Tomorrow's Workers Need, Into Today's Curriculum

  • Sustainable Design Consulting (VA)

Sustainability is a topic that is constantly changing. Regulations are changing constantly and the market is moving so fast that the skills that entry level employees need is shifting so ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Towards a Broader Conceptualization of Education for Sustainability

  • Teachers College, Columbia University (NY)

Formal teaching and learning devoted to sustainability is referred to as Education for Sustainability (EfS). EfS is the study of humans' relationship with the resources that support life on this ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Better Together: Using an S Designation to Create Visible, Coherent, Trans-disciplinary Curriculum Out of What You Already Have

  • University of Hawaii System Office (HI)

How the University of Hawaii ten campus system is using AASHE STARS curriculum designation criteria to transform courses across the curriculum. This session will cover all aspects of creating sustainability ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Catalyzing curricular coherence with a Sustainability Focus designation

  • University of Hawaii System Office (HI)

The S Designation framework is a method of benchmarking sustainability curriculum and stimulating interdisciplinary dialogue to develop curricular coherence around topics of sustainability. The framework is an 'opt-in' process designed ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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GreenTopics: How we Tackled Reaching Environmental Skeptics

  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

Engaging students with an environmental interest is easy, but the question remains 'How can we reach the environmental skeptics?' How can we inform the students who will never step foot ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Best Practices Incorporating Sustainability into the Curricula/ Dallas County Community College District

  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)
  • North Lake College - DCCCD (TX)

The 7 colleges that are part of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) signed the ACUPCC/ Second Nature President's Climate Commitment and have set dates for carbon neutrality ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Building Our Capacity for Taking Action Together

  • Daemen College (NY)
  • Green Mountain College (VT)

Sustainability education needs more emphasis on developing skills necessary for students to engage in effective collective action (CA). This presentation will showcase coursework and projects at Green Mountain College and ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Sustainability: Designing Interdisciplinary Opportunities for Teaching

  • Mountain View College - DCCCD (TX)

The workbook is not just about sustainability, in and of itself. It is part of a larger sustainability process that: 1) illustrates how sustainability correlates with current courses; 2) provides ...

  • Posted Nov. 30, 2017
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Setting a Sustainability Standard

  • Dickinson College (PA)

Dickinson takes leadership role in helping faculty across a wide-range of disciplines prepare students to tackle tomorrow's sustainability challenges.


Penstemon 2.0

  • Santa Clara University (CA)

From the outset, our goal has been to foster a culture of sustainability at the University by focusing on our curriculum as an interdisciplinary community of scholars. SCU has used ...


Content trends in sustainable business education: an analysis of introductory courses in the USA

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Purpose - This study aims to identify the content in introductory business sustainability courses in the USA to determine the most frequently assigned reading material and its sustainability orientation.

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Embracing Sustainability at Alamo Colleges

  • Alamo Community College District (TX)

Alamo Colleges is a network of five community colleges serving San Antonio, TX and surrounding areas. As a signatory in one of Second Nature's three Climate Leadership Commitments, Alamo ...

  • Posted April 25, 2017
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Content trends in sustainable business education: an analysis of introductory courses in the USA

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Purpose - This study aims to identify the content in introductory business sustainability courses in the USA to determine the most frequently assigned reading material and its sustainability orientation.

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  • Posted Feb. 13, 2017
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Assessing the Infusion of Sustainability Principles into University Curricula

  • The Hashemite University
  • Universita degli Studi di Padova

The current paper presents the assessment of the infusion of sustainability principles into university curricula at two Jordanian universities. The peer review process of revising the curricula infusing sustainability principles ...

  • Posted Jan. 18, 2017
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Factors encouraging sustainability integration into institutions of higher education

  • University of Malaya

In view of the mountainous evidence on destruction of environmental quality and societal well-being as a consequence of rapid economic development, sustainability has gained vast attention from the community and ...


Infusing Sustainability Across the Campus: Sustainability Learning in Expected and Unexpected Places at Beloit College

  • Beloit College (WI)

Beloit College's Pathways to Sustainability Leadership Program engages students in sustainability learning and leadership development through its 'Liberal Arts in Practice' curriculum. Students develop expertise and capacity for action ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Cedar Valley College a Center of Excellence of Sustainability: How we embedded sustainability into our college

  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)

Come to this session if you want to know how Cedar Valley College became a Center of Excellence of Sustainability in southern Dallas, TX. We will share: How we utilized ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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A sustainability education academic development framework (SEAD)

  • RMIT University

Academic development is one means of reorientating education within higher education (HE) to include sustainability principles. This paper identifies the requirements of academic development programs that will provide educators with ...


Integrating sustainability across the university curriculum

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)

Purpose

Colleges and universities increasingly have the mandate and motivation to integrate sustainability into their curricula. The purpose of this paper is to share the strategy used at the University ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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The Greening of the Language Arts: Considering Sustainability Outside of the Science Classroom

  • Western Washington University (WA)

If the concept of sustainability is studied at all in middle or high school, chances are that study is taking place in the science classroom. After all, the topic of ...

  • Posted July 13, 2016
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Empowering Students, Sustaining the University: The Southwestern Environmental Studies Capstone Experience

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Southwestern University’s Environmental Studies department has created a unique curricular program for their capstone students that allows them to identify aspects of the university where the social, economic, and ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Different Approaches to Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Furman University (SC)
  • University of Missouri (MO)
  • Dickinson College (PA)
  • Emory University (GA)

Higher education is in a unique position to lead the transition to a sustainable world. Colleges and universities have the means to influence students by providing these individuals - tomorrow’s ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Cedar Valley College a Center of Excellence of Sustainability in South Dallas, TX.

  • Cedar Valley College - DCCCD (TX)

The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) consists of seven campuses enrolling 85,000 students from Dallas County and beyond. Cedar Valley College (CVC), one of the seven DCCCD campuses ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Project Sin Fronteras

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)

Project Sin Fronteras is a project without borders, crossing institutional boundaries, and transforming sustainability concepts and practices into enriched curriculum and research. It provides a two-pronged approach to education for ...

  • Posted June 10, 2016
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Implementing Sustainability in the Classroom at Université Laval

  • Universite Laval (QC)

Université Laval has embraced a global approach to sustainability education. Although sustainability has been addressed in the classroom by individuals in the past, it is now being articulated with a ...


Embedding sustainability learning pathways across the university

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The University of British Columbia's (UBC) long-term vision is to embed sustainability in all of its undergraduate teaching programs. The University has described four student sustainability attributes — Holistic Systems ...


The Green Action Fund at Kansas State University

  • Kansas State University (KS)

The Green Action Fund (GAF) at Kansas State University was initiated in 2013 as a joint project of the Office of Sustainability and the Student Governing Association (SGA). The GAF ...


Field Guide to Teaching Sustainability

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

Penn State’s Field Guide to Teaching Sustainability is for sustainability education what the Peterson guides are for birds, trees, or wildflowers. We have designed it to help our faculty ...


Integrating environmental sustainability into universities

  • Monash University (VIC)

Universities play a fundamental role in addressing global environmental challenges as their education, research and community involvement can produce long-lasting environmental effects and societal change. By demonstrating best practice in ...


Introducing sustainability into the architecture curriculum in the United States

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)

A brief review of the five collateral organizations that influence architectural education in the USA and their priorities indicate they may have reached the point of recognizing that sustainability is ...

  • Posted April 29, 2016
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Incorporating education for sustainability into management education: how can we do this?

  • Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - UFRGS

The area of sustainability has begun to receive increasing attention in management education. New ways of including the topic of sustainability in higher education are being discussed. Nonetheless, the question ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Towards a praxis of sustainability education in universities

  • RMIT University

Sustainability education has been advocated as an alternative to traditional approaches in the delivery of education in a university context. Scholars in higher education are aware that a whole-of-sector recalibration ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
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Transforming Higher Education: A Practical Plan for Integrating Sustainability Education into the Student Experience

  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)

This paper introduces a comprehensive plan for integrating sustainability education into the practices of nearly any college or university. Best practices in sustainability education including green orientation, first year education ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Infusing the Chemistry Curriculum with Green Chemistry Using Real-World Examples, Web Modules, and Atom Economy in Organic Chemistry Courses

  • University of Scranton (PA)

Green chemistry principles and practices have been infused in the chemistry curriculum at the University of Scranton, including courses in general, organic, and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, environmental, polymer, industrial, and ...

  • Posted April 21, 2016
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Engagement of Academic Libraries and Information Science Schools in Creating Curriculum for Sustainability: An Exploratory Study

In 2010, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education released, “Sustainability curriculum in higher education: A call to action,” encouraging infusion of sustainability topics into universities' teaching ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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The Greening of an Appalachian College of Business

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

The Greening of an Appalachian College of Business Training future business people on the tools and skills needed to run sustainable businesses is a key challenge for our society, but ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Weaving Sustainability into Curriculum at California State University, Northridge

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

Colleges and universities across the globe are increasingly focusing their efforts on campus sustainability and related curricula. California State University, Northridge has made steps in recent years to improve the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Weaving Sustainability Education throughout the Curriculum

  • St. Catherine University (MN)

Poster will focus on strategies to weave sustainability education within an academic program. Poster will use Apparel, Merchandising and Design department at St. Catherine University as a successful model.

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Building Sustainability into an Operations Management Curriculum

  • Portland State University (OR)
  • Presidio Graduate School (CA)

Paralleling the business community, business schools increasingly face pressure from their various stakeholders to address sustainability issues. Several schools (e.g., Presidio Graduate School, Bainbridge Graduate Institute, and Portland State ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integrating sustainability education into universities

  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (DF)
  • Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Campus Leon

During this workshop we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different strategies for integrating sustainability education into universities as well as the real-world, experiential pedagogy used to target sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Content & pedagogy framework: To embed sustainability in curriculum

  • Macquarie University (NSW)

As the sustainability movement gains greater momentum within the tertiary education space, institutions are increasingly asking the question of how sustainability goes beyond campus operations to be embedded more holistically ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integrating Sustainability- the Land Grant University Lesson

  • College of Charleston (SC)

Programs in sustainable agriculture do more than teach how to farm sustainably. They actually expand and deepen the understanding of many dimensions of sustainability. When a sustainable agriculture curriculum is ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability across the Curriculum: Promising Strategies

  • Evergreen State College, The (WA)
  • Skagit Valley College (WA)
  • University of Puget Sound (WA)
  • Whatcom Community College (WA)
  • Western Washington University (WA)

If sustainability perspectives and practices are to become part of college graduates’ thinking, they must start appearing "across the curriculum" in ways that are not only meaningful for students; sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Embedding Sustainability Curriculum Pathways across the University

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

Sustainability and student learning are key commitments of the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Place and Promise plan. UBC’s long-term vision is to embed sustainability in all teaching ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Case Studies in Educating for Sustainability Across the Curriculum: Liberal Arts Edition

  • Dickinson College (PA)
  • Furman University (SC)
  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

Small colleges possess a unique opportunity to infuse sustainability across the curriculum. Dickinson College, Furman University, and Sewanee: The University of the South will share three case studies that demonstrate ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integrating Sustainability Initiatives and Green Energy Infrastructure on Engineering College Campuses

  • Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)

Emphasis on sustainability in higher education over the last decade prompted the formation of nonprofit organizations, like the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), which administers ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Incorporating Sustainability Into Undergraduate Education

  • Northland College (WI)

Many colleges and universities in the U.S. have embraced the concept of sustainability in their facilities and operations. Many have also captured sustainability as part of their institutional mission ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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