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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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KEEP Energy Education Certificate

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Energy Education Certificate is available to practicing K-12 teachers only and is tied to graduate level courses. The certificate reflects comprehensive professional development and experiences in energy content and ...

  • Posted Feb. 13, 2019
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Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems (MS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Learn online and earn your Master of Science (M.S.) in Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Gain expertise in sustainable food systems and innovative ...

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Natural Resources (MS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Through the College of Natural Resources you can earn a Master of Science in Natural Resources with an emphasis from a variety of areas including: forestry wildlife fisheries water resources ...

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Conservation Law Enforcement Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management Discipline. 27-30 credits.

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Wetland Science Certificate Program

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Certificate in Wetland Science is recognition of completion of a course of study in physical, biological and natural resources sciences that concentrates on the identification, evaluation and management of ...

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Sustainable Energy Certificate Program

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Sustainable Energy Certificate is recognition for (a) completing a course of study that prepares you to evaluate the technical, political, economic, social, and environmental dimensions of deploying sustainable energy ...

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Environmental Ethics Certificate

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Environmental Ethics Certificate requires 9 credits, to be taken in any sequence.

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Aquaponic Certificate

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Aquaponic Certificate is awarded upon successful culmination of a series of courses that center on professional and scientific competence and proficiency in the field of aquaponics. Valued by hobbyists ...

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Wildlife Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Wildlife Ecology Discipline. Consists of 20-21 credits.

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Urban Planning and Geodesign Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Department of Geography and Geology. Consists of 24 credits.

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Environmental Studies Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Environmental Studies is a multi-disciplinary approach to studying the relationships between people and their environments. The minor is one of the oldest Environmental Studies programs in the nation. Students begin ...

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Environmental Geography Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Geography is the study of spatial patterns to the earth’s physical and human environments, and the art and science of map making. Geographers study where things are located on ...

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Environmental Education/Interpretation Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management Discipline.

Consists of 25 credits. Open only to natural resources majors (other than resource management) and biology majors ...

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Environmental Education for Elementary/Middle School Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management Discipline.

Open only to students seeking teacher certification for ages 6-13, Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence. Consists of ...

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Environmental Communication Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

This minor is administered by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management Discipline.

Open only to majors within the College of Natural Resources. Others may request permission from CNR assoc ...

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Conservation Biology Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

In this 23-25 credit minor, students will develop problem-solving and scientific skills and understand the social influences and ecological interactions that impact on wildlife management and conservation biology.

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Wildlife Ecology (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, students can learn to work in wildlife ecology at the interface of wildlife species, the environment, and humans.Courses focus on the problem-solving and ...

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Soil and Waste Resources (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Find ways to improve the crops that feed the world. Develop better land-use plans for rural and urban areas. Enhance forests and inland waters critical to all. Manage our natural ...

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Forestry (BA)

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Students select from the following major options:

  • ecosystem restoration and management, suitable for students who would like to work to repair degraded systems or manage land for multiple values based ...
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Fisheries and Water Resources (BS)

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

The Fisheries and Water Resources discipline at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point helps students turn their passions for the outdoors, science and technology into careers. This program is designed for ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

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