International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 20 Issue 2


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Integrating ecological objectives in university campus strategic and spatial planning: a case study

Daniel Eli Orenstein, David Troupin, Ella Segal, Jennifer M. Holzer, Gili Hakima-Koniak

The purpose of this paper is to present a case study of how ecological considerations can be integrated into campus strategic and statutory spatial planning. A process of…

Environmental sustainability features in large university campuses: Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) as a model of green university

Hani Abu Qdais, Osama Saadeh, Mohamad Al-Widyan, Raed Al-tal, Muna Abu-Dalo

The purpose of this study is to describe the efforts undertaken to convert the large university campus of Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) into a green…

Understanding potential impacts from university-led educational travel

Brack W. Hale

The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential for environmental and social impacts from university-level educational travel programs.

Promoting green building literacy through online laboratory experiences

Laura Brianna Cole, Jerod Quinn, Aysegul Akturk, Briana Johnson

This study examines a general education, hands-on and 100 per cent online laboratory course to better understand the prospects for fostering green building literacy through…

A framework for mapping sustainability within tertiary curriculum

Sloan Peter Trad

Sustainability within tertiary curriculum is hard to measure and often perceived to be illusive in nature. Existing higher education sustainability assessment tools rarely focus…

Assessing the essential pre-conditions of an authentic sustainability curriculum

Attila Lengyel, Szilvia Szőke, Sándor Kovács, Lóránt Dénes Dávid, Éva Bácsné Bába, Anetta Müller

This study has two aims. It aims to analyse three essential pre-conditions of an authentic sustainability curriculum (ASC). The theoretical analysis involves the definition of…

Personal waste management in higher education: A case study illustrating the importance of a fourth bottom line

Judd Michael, Nathaniel Elser

This paper aims to propose a quadruple bottom line approach for higher education leaders who must decide whether to accept sustainability initiatives that do have not have a…

Patterns and trends in engineering education in sustainability: A vision from relevant journals in the field

Gemma Tejedor, Martí Rosas-Casals, Jordi Segalas

This paper aims to identify patterns and trends taking place in engineering education in sustainability, through analyzing the evolution of research conducted in relevant…

Informal learning for sustainability in higher education institutions

Anastasia Luise Gramatakos, Stephanie Lavau

Many higher education institutions are committed to developing students as skilled professionals and responsible citizens for a more sustainable future. In addition to the formal…


Impactful engineering education through sustainable energy collaborations with public and private entities

Lluís Pacheco, Luo Ningsu, Toni Pujol, Jose Ramon Gonzalez, Inès Ferrer

This paper aims to report on a case study concerning the development of sustainable energy partnerships involving engineering faculty and undergraduate students at the University…

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