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Lewis, Robin A.; Kenerson, Mollie J.; Sorrentino, Carmen; Rowse, Tarah H. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
This article reports findings from the preliminary assessment of the Sustainable Living and Learning Community (SLLC) Programme, a yearlong and sustainability-focused living and learning programme. Using a multimethod approach that triangulates its findings based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of surveys, pre- and post-programme…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Living Learning Centers, Experiential Learning
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Sibbald, Shannon L.; Haggerty, Nicole – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
A quality education is one that best fits the present and future needs of an individual within their current society. Case-based Learning (CBL) is inquiry-based learning which allows self-directed learning, logical reasoning, problem-solving and decision-making. CBL enhances knowledge, teamwork and problem-solving skills; it is used worldwide…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Business Administration Education, Medical Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
This article discusses liberal arts college students' perceptions of environmental and ecological justice. Complementing emerging studies of education that tackles human-environment relationships, this article discusses student assignments related to the debates in social/environmental and ecological justice written as part of the course…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Justice, Ecology
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Scoffham, Stephen; Consorte-McCrea, Adriana – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Despite mounting evidence of global environmental stress, many educationalists appear to be discounting warnings of ecological collapse from scientists, futurists and community leaders. One way of promoting sustainability awareness may be to combine cognitive reasoning with emotional awareness. This article considers the complex dynamics relating…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Consciousness Raising, Environmental Education, Sustainability
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Holdsworth, Sarah; Thomas, Ian; Sandri, Orana – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
Equipping professionals with skills to make decisions in line with sustainability principles is essential for transitioning our societies towards sustainable development. Higher education is at the forefront of generating professionals with these skills. However, although sustainability has been included in many university graduate attribute…
Descriptors: Vignettes, College Graduates, Decision Making, Undergraduate Study
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Elliott, Heather; Wright, Tarah – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2018
There are a growing number of university sustainability efforts, but the literature provides limited information to help universities decide if they are focused on sustainability aspects important to their stakeholders. To address this gap, Canadian student leaders' conceptualizations of sustainable development (SD) and sustainable universities…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Accountability, Student Attitudes, Sustainability
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Wynveen, Brooklynn J. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Experts agree that overconsumption is a major problem in Western culture today, particularly in the United States. Thus, it is important to promote sustainable behaviour among the general public. However, existing educational programming geared towards promoting such behaviour remains appealing largely to environmentally motivated audiences, as…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Behavior Change
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Alonso-Yanez, Gabriela – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
Exploring science as a collective undertaking embedded in sociocultural contexts is a critical aspect of science education. This article concerns questions of curriculum design for science education for young learners, and it reports findings of a study on a conservation and environmental education initiative in Mexico's Sierra de Huautla…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Curriculum Design, Environmental Education
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Raus, Rea – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2017
In the context of teacher education (TE) for sustainable development (SD), questions related to a teacher's values, worldview and identity present a particular interest and are of critical importance. In the present article, student-teachers' understanding of Teacher self and nature is focused on through discussions of personal and professional…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies, Ecological Factors
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Dan, Nguyen Linh; Mino, Takashi – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Since 2000, and especially during the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD 2005-2014), many universities have begun offering educational programmes on sustainability. Over this span, the level and type of diversity among students have only increased. This begs the question: How does university student diversity…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Sustainability, Student Surveys, College Students
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Shallcross, David C. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Concept maps are used to assess student and cohort learning of sustainable development. The concept maps of 732 first-year engineering students were individually analyzed to detect patterns of learning and areas that were not well understood. Students were given 20 minutes each to prepare a concept map of at least 20 concepts using paper and pen.…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Sustainable Development, Taxonomy, Classification
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Ambusaidi, Abdullah; Al Washahi, Maryam – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
This study aims to investigate, from the Omani's prospective, teachers' perceptions about the concept of sustainable development (SD) and three related issues (cultural diversity, renewable energy and equity). The sample consisted of 159 prospective teachers from Sultan Qaboos University. Data were collected via a questionnaire comprising a list…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Sustainable Development
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Otte, Pia Piroschka – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Universities are understood to play an essential role in the promotion of sustainable development. However, the recognition of sustainable development in higher education poses multiple challenges to the traditional higher education system. This article introduces a course concept called "Experts in Teams" (EiT) as a new platform of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Experiential Learning, Behavior Change
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Nussbaum, E. Michael; Owens, Marissa C.; Cordova, Jacqueline R. – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
This study examines the interaction of political orientation with academic discipline on beliefs in anthropogenic climate change (ACC) among higher education faculty. Over 300 faculty members at two research institutions in the United States were surveyed on topics concerning ACC and the results were analyzed with multiple regression. Even among…
Descriptors: Climate, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Political Attitudes
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Evans, Neus; Tomas, Louisa; Woods, Cindy – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2016
Education for sustainable development (ESD) espouses student-centred, transformative pedagogies that promote learning through active, participatory and experiential learning. Yet, traditional lectures provide limited opportunities for engaging students in such pedagogies. This article reports on the inclusion of sustainability pedagogies within…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Efficacy
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