Caeiro, Sandra

Sustainability Assessment Tools in Higher Education Institutions

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Table of contents

Part I. Rethinking Sustainability in Higher Education

1. Sustainability Science and Education for Sustainable Development in Universities: A Way for Transition
Antje Disterheft, Sandra Caeiro, Ulisses Miranda Azeiteiro, Walter Leal Filho

2. Being Scared is not Enough! Motivators for Education for Sustainable Development
Karel F. Mulder, Didac Ferrer-Balas, Jordi Segalas-Coral, Olga Kordas, Eugene Nikiforovich, Katerina Pereverza

3. Time and Sustainability Metrics in Higher Education
Stephen Derrick

4. Integrating Sustainability into the University: Past, Present, and Future
Filomena Amador, Carla Padrel Oliveira

Part II. Researching Sustainability Assessment

5. Sustainability Assessment: The Role of Indicators
Tomás Ramos, Sara Moreno Pires

6. A Strategy and a Toolkit to Realize System Integration of Sustainable Development (SISD)
Niko Roorda

7. Assessing Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Higher Education Assessment Frameworks Explained
Pieternel Boer

8. Alternative University Appraisal (AUA): Reconstructing Universities’ Ranking and Rating Toward a Sustainable Future
Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Zainal Abidin Sanusi, Govindran Jegatesen, Hamoon Khelghat-Doost

Part III. Sustainability Assessment in Practice: Case Studies from Europe to Australia

9. Sustainability Assessment in Higher Education: Evaluating the use of the Auditing Instrument for Sustainability in Higher Education (AISHE) in Belgium
Wim Lambrechts, Kim Ceulemans

10. Perspectives on Sustainability Governance from Universities in the USA, UK, and Germany: How do Change Agents Employ Different Tools to Alter Organizational Cultures and Structures?
Felix Spira, Valentin Tappeser, Arian Meyer

11. Developing a University Sustainability Report: Experiences from the University of Leeds
Rodrigo Lozano, Jordi Llobet, Gary Tideswell

12. A Whole Sector Approach: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Wales
Alison Glover, Carl Peters

13. Integration of Operational and Academic Efforts in Sustainability at the University of British Columbia
Alberto Cayuela, John B. Robinson, Ann Campbell, Nicholas Coops, Alison Munro

14. An Indicator-Based Approach to Sustainability Monitoring and Mainstreaming at Universiti Sains Malaysia
Kanayathu C. Koshy, Norizan Md Nor, Suzyrman Sibly, Asyirah Abdul Rahim, Govindran Jegatesen, Malik Muhamad

15. The Unit-Based Sustainability Assessment Tool and its use in the UNEP Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities Partnership
Muchaiteyi Togo, Heila Lotz-Sisitka

Part IV. Reorienting the Curricula: Good Practices from Different Edges of the World

16. A Syllabus for Resilience in Higher Education
Dennis F. X. Mathaisel, Clare L. Comm

17. A Discipline-Based Model for Embedding Sustainability in University Curricula
Dianne P. Chambers

18. A Methodology for Reorienting University Curricula to Address Sustainability: The RUCAS-Tempus Project Initiative
Vassilios Makrakis, Nelly Kostoulas-Makrakis

19. The Low Carbon Curriculum at the University of Newcastle, Australia
Elizabeth Date-Huxtable, Gary Ellem, Tim Roberts

20. Assessing Sustainability in University curricula: Case Studies from the University of Leeds and the Georgia Institute of Technology
Rodrigo Lozano, Mary Katherine Watson

21. ICTs and the Design of Sustainable Higher Education Teaching Models: An Environmental Assessment of UK Courses
Sally Caird, Andy Lane, Ed Swithenby

22. Action Research in Communities of Practice to Develop Curricula for Sustainability in Higher Education
Anne Sibbel, Kathryn Hegarty, Sarah Holdsworth

23. Education for and Through sustainability: Toward Interdisciplinary Dialogue
J. Rogers

24. Education for Sustainable Development: Trends in Indian Business Schools and Universities in a Post Liberalization Era
Prakash Rao, Yogesh Patil, Rajani Gupte

Keywords: Energy, Energy Efficiency (incl. Buildings), Sustainable Development, Higher Education, Renewable and Green Energy

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