International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 19 Issue 3


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Introduction of life cycle assessment and sustainability concepts in chemical engineering curricula

Alejandro Gallego-Schmid, Ximena C. Schmidt Rivera, Laurence Stamford

The implementation of life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon footprinting represents an important professional and research opportunity for chemical engineers, but this is not…

Correlation between sustainability education and engineering students’ attitudes towards sustainability

Kuok Ho Daniel Tang

The purpose of this study is to investigate the impacts of a sustainable development course on the beliefs, attitudes and intentions of a cohort of engineering students in a…


Implementing the sustainable development goals at University level

Silvia Albareda-Tiana, Salvador Vidal-Raméntol, Mónica Fernández-Morilla

The purpose of this case study is to explore the principles and practices of sustainable development (SD) in the university curriculum.


Students’ experience of sustainability: health as a lever for action

Angélick Schweizer, Sébastien Miserez, Maria del Rio Carral, Marie Santiago-Delefosse

This study aims to deepen the authors’ understanding of higher education students’ perceptions about sustainability issues by focusing on their motivations to adopt (or not to…


The role of distributed leadership in mainstreaming environmental sustainability into campus life in an Israeli teaching college: A case study

Ilana Avissar, Iris Alkaher, Dafna Gan

Distributed leadership has been reported in the literature as an effective management approach for educational organizations such as institutions of higher education. This study…

Measuring longitudinal student performance on student learning outcomes in sustainability education

Meghann E. Jarchow, Paul Formisano, Shane Nordyke, Matthew Sayre

The purpose of this paper is to describe the student learning outcomes (SLOs) for a sustainability major, evaluate faculty incorporation of the SLOs into the courses in the…

The status of education for sustainable development and sustainability knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of UAE University students

Ali Khalfan Al-Naqbi, Qasim Alshannag

This study aims to investigate United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward education for sustainable development (ESD) and the…


Systematic curriculum integration of sustainable development using life cycle approaches: The case of the Civil Engineering Department at the Université de Sherbrooke

Bastien Roure, Chirjiv Anand, Véronique Bisaillon, Ben Amor

The purpose of this paper is to provide a consistent and systematic integration framework of sustainable development (SD) in a civil engineering (CE) curriculum, given the…

Nudging waste diversion at Western State Colorado University: application of behavioral insights

Kimberly McCoy, Justin J. Oliver, D. Scott Borden, Scott I. Cohn

This paper aims to test a nudge, or intervention, designed through behavioral insights at a university campus to discover cost-effective means for increasing recycling…


Motivating students on ICT-related study programs to engage with the subject of sustainable development

Lorenz M. Hilty, Patrizia Huber

Sustainable development (SD) does not usually form part of the curriculum of ICT-related study programs such as Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, and…

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