International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 18 Issue 4


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Social media for environmental sustainability awareness in higher education

Suraya Hamid, Mohamad Taha Ijab, Hidayah Sulaiman, Rina Md. Anwar, Azah Anir Norman

The explosion of social media use such as Facebook among higher education students is deemed to have great potential in widely disseminating environmental sustainability…


Assessment of undergraduate students’ environmental stewardship reasoning and knowledge

Christie-Joy Brodrick Hartman, Christine E. DeMars, Heather Peckham Griscom, Harold Martin Butner

The purpose of this paper is to present a public university’s design and implementation of an assessment approach that measures the change in undergraduate students’ environmental…

A comparative study of the efficacy of intervention strategies on student electricity use in campus residence halls

Allison K. Wisecup, Dennis Grady, Richard A. Roth, Julio Stephens

The purpose of this study was to determine whether, and how, electricity consumption by students in university residence halls were impacted through three intervention strategies.

Greening the campus intentions: a study of the University of the Aegean non-academic staff

Chrysanthi Bellou, Vassiliki Petreniti, Constantina Skanavis

This study aims to focus on the University of Aegean’s non-academic staff’s environmental sustainability attitudes and behavior both at work and at home, their perceptions for…

Stakeholders’ perception of sustainability orientation within a major Romanian University

Dan-Cristian Dabija, Cătălin Postelnicu, Vasile Dinu, Alin Mihăilă

The research attempts to aim to evaluate the perception that different stakeholder groups have of one of the largest and most important Romanian university with respect to its…


An auto-photographic study of undergraduate students’ conceptions of ocean sustainability

Chi-I Lin, Yuh-Yuh Li

The purpose of this paper is to investigate students’ understandings of ocean sustainability and the pedagogical influence of higher education on those conceptions.


Transition communities and the glass ceiling of environmental sustainability policies at three universities

Miguel Pardellas Santiago, Pablo Meira Cartea, Lucía Iglesias da Cunha

This paper deals with the experiences of three European universities that have implemented transition initiatives, using the Transition Network’s methodology to promote their…

Using role-playing games to broaden engineering education

Jennifer R. McConville, Sebastien Rauch, Ida Helgegren, Jaan-Henrik Kain

In today’s complex society, there is an increasing demand to include a wider set of skills in engineering curricula, especially skills related to policy, society and sustainable…


Applying a transportation rating system to advance sustainability evaluation, planning and partnerships

Elise Barrella, Kelsey Lineburg, Peter Hurley

The purpose of this paper is to describe a pilot application of the Sustainable Transportation Analysis & Rating System (STARS), and highlight how a sustainability rating system…

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