International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 22 Issue 1


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Schemata and creative thinking ability in cool-critical-creative-meaningful (3CM) learning

Wahyudi Wahyudi, Stevanus Budi Waluya, Hardi Suyitno, Isnarto Isnarto

This study aims to describe how creative thinking ability could be improved through correcting the thinking schemata using cool-critical-creative-meaningful (3CM) learning model.

Funding community sustainable development using zero energy buildings

Daniel Wubah, Chris Steuer, Guilbert Brown, Karen Rice

This study aims to provide an example of how higher education institutions (HEIs) can use a successful campus infrastructure project to fund a student- and faculty-led…

Financing university sustainability initiatives in China: actors and processes

Liguang Liu, Lianhong Gao

This paper aims to study the mechanism of how the public universities have funded the campus sustainability projects in China, by identifying key actors and examining the…

The sustainable development of university student loans based on the evolutionary game

Yan Zhang, Xiaoqiong You, Wenke Wang, Ting Lin

National student loans help solve the problem of tuition fees for students from poor families to a great extent. This paper aims to study the behavior of three main players…

Analysis of financial sustainability indicators of higher education institutions on foreign direct investment: Empirical evidence in OECD countries

Faris Nasif Alshubiri

The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of financial sustainability indicators of higher education on foreign direct investment (FDI) using empirical evidence from 26…


The HESFS for higher education funding, employment and sustainability

Semen Son-Turan

The purpose of this paper is to develop a higher education funding and employment system that obviates barriers to sustainable development and helps engrain the notion of…

Integration, implementation and reporting outlooks of sustainability in higher education institutions (HEIs): index and case base validation

Muhammad Zahid, Haseeb Ur Rahman, Wajahat Ali, Muhammad Nauman Habib, Fazaila Shad

The integration of sustainability is more matured in the corporate sector. However, the topic received less attention in higher education institutions (HEIs). Therefore, this…

COVID-19, sustainable development and higher education: towards a recovery path

Walter Leal Filho

This paper aims to outline the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to universities and how they may react.

Teaching sustainable development through entrepreneurial experiences

Håkan Burden, Frances Sprei

The purpose of this study is to address the challenges of teaching sustainable development to computer engineering students. Part of the problem is that they perceive the topic as…

Alternative transportation education: implementing an innovative module

Kelly McKenna, Levi Altringer

This study aims to investigate the Colorado state university (CSU) MOVES online, transportation module, which was implemented for the dual purpose of promoting alternative modes…

Constructivist approach in teaching sustainability and business ethics: a case study

Olga Dziubaniuk, Monica Nyholm

This paper aims to explore methods of teaching sustainability and business ethics, relevant to the modern demand for student’s skills and knowledge. The study explores the…


Implementing social projects with undergraduate students: an analysis of essential characteristics

Izabela Simon Rampasso, Renê Grottoli Siqueira, Vitor W.B. Martins, Rosley Anholon, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves Quelhas, Walter Leal Filho, Amanda Lange Salvia, Luis Antonio Santa-Eulalia

This study aims to analyse the essential characteristics for the success of social projects developed with undergraduate students of higher education institutions (HEIs).

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