1. bookVolume 17 (2015): Issue 1 (June 2015)
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1691-5534
First Published
04 May 2009
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Open Access

The Dispositions, Abilities and Behaviours (Dab) Framework for Profiling Learners’ Sustainability Competencies in Higher Education

Published Online: 06 Oct 2015
Volume & Issue: Volume 17 (2015) - Issue 1 (June 2015)
Page range: 5 - 22
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1691-5534
First Published
04 May 2009
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). (2012). STARS: A program of AASHE: Version 1.2 Technical Manual. Retrieved from http://www.aashe.org/files/documents/STARS/stars_1.2_technical_manual.pdfSearch in Google Scholar

Benn, S., &Dunphy, D. (2009). Action research as an approach to integrating sustainability in MBA programs: An exploratory study. Journal of Management Education, 33(3), 276-295.10.1177/1052562908323189Search in Google Scholar

Central Statistics Office. (2012). Women and men in Ireland. Dublin: Stationary Office.Search in Google Scholar

Copernicus. (1994). The University Charter for sustainable development. Retrieved from http://www.iids.org/educate/declarat/coper.htmSearch in Google Scholar

Council of the European Union (2011). The role of education and training in the implementation of the ‘Europe 2020’ Strategy. Conclusions of the Council. Retrieved from http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-policy/policy-framework_en.htmSearch in Google Scholar

Creswell, J. W. (2012). Educational research: Planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson.Search in Google Scholar

Dunlap, R. E., & Van Liere, K. D. (1978). The “new environmental paradigm”: A proposed measuring instrument and preliminary results. Environmental Education, 9, 10-11.10.1080/00958964.1978.10801875Search in Google Scholar

Dunlap, R. E., Van Liere, K. D., Mertig, A. G., & Jones, R. E. (2000). Measurement endorsement of the new ecological paradigm: A revised NEP scale. Journal of Social Issues, 56(3), 425-442.10.1111/0022-4537.00176Search in Google Scholar

Escobar, A. (2001). Culture sits in Places: Reflections on globalism and subaltern strategies of localization. Journal of Political Geography, 20(2), 139-174.10.1016/S0962-6298(00)00064-0Search in Google Scholar

FitzGerald, M., Walsh, K., & McCutcheon, H. (2001). An integrative systematic review of indicators for competence for practice and protocol for validation of indicators of competence. Brisbane: The Queensland Nursing Council.Search in Google Scholar

Golafshani, N. (2003). Understanding reliability and validity in qualitative research. The Qualitative Report, 8(4), 597-606.Search in Google Scholar

Gonczi, A. (2002). Teaching and learning of the key competencies. In D. S. Rychen, L. H. Salganik & M. E. McLaughlin (Eds.), Definition and selection of key competencies. Contribution to the second DeSeCo symposium. Retrieved from http://www.deseco.admin.ch/bfs/deseco/en/index/02.parsys.26255.downloadList.54824.DownloadFile.tmp/2003.symposiumvolume.pdfSearch in Google Scholar

Greene, J. C., Caracelli, V. J., & Graham, W. F. (1989). Towards a conceptual framework for mixed-method evaluation designs. Journal of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 11, 255-274.10.3102/01623737011003255Search in Google Scholar

Hopkinson, P., & James, P., (2010). Practical pedagogy for embedding ESD in science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricula. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education,11(4), 365-379.10.1108/14676371011077586Search in Google Scholar

Kates, R. W., Parris, T. M., & Leiserowitz, A. A. (2005). What is sustainable development? Goals, indicators, values and practice. Journal of Environment, Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 47(3), 8-21.10.1080/00139157.2005.10524444Search in Google Scholar

Kopnina, H. (2013). Evaluating education for sustainable development (ESD): Using ecocentric and anthropocentric attitudes toward the sustainable development (EAATSD) scale. Journal of Environment, Development and Sustainability, 15(3), 607-623.10.1007/s10668-012-9395-zSearch in Google Scholar

Levett-Jones, T., Gersbach, J. Arthur, C., & Roche, J. (2011). Implementing a clinical competency assessment model that promotes critical reflection and ensures nursing graduatesí readiness for professional practice. Nurse Education in Practice, 11(1), 64-69.10.1016/j.nepr.2010.07.004Search in Google Scholar

Makrakis, V., & Kostoulas-Makrakis, N. (2013). A methodology for reorienting university curricula to address sustainability: The RUCAS-Tempus project initiative. In C. Jabbour, S. Caeiro, U. M. Azeiteiro & W. L. Filho (Eds.), Sustainability assessment tools in higher education institutions - mapping trends and good practices around the world (pp. 323-358). London: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-02375-510.1007/978-3-319-02375-5Search in Google Scholar

Mebratu, D. (1998). Sustainability and sustainable development: Historical and conceptual review. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 18, 493-520.10.1016/S0195-9255(98)00019-5Search in Google Scholar

Mochizuki, Y., & Fadeeva, Z. (2010). Competences for sustainable development and sustainability: Significance and challenges for ES. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 11(4), 391-403.10.1108/14676371011077603Search in Google Scholar

Pachauri, R. J., & Meyer, L. (2014). Climate change 2014 synthesis report: Summary for policy makers. Retrieved from http://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar5/syr/SYR_AR5_SPMcorr1.pdfSearch in Google Scholar

Pedersen, P. B. (2007). Ethics, competence, and professional issues in cross-cultural counseling. Retrieved from http://www.sagepub.com/upm-data/1565_Chapter_1.pdfSearch in Google Scholar

Shaeffer, S.(2007). Education for sustainable development: A framework for reform. Retrieved from http://www.unescobkk.org/esdSearch in Google Scholar

Stevenson, J. (1996). The metamorphosis of the construction of competence. Studies in Continuing Education, 18(1), 24-42.10.1080/0158037960180102Search in Google Scholar

Talloires Declaration. (2005). Talloires Declaration on the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. Retrieved from http://talloiresnetwork.tufts.edu/whatis-the-talloires-network/talloires-declaration/Search in Google Scholar

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). (1996). Learning - the treasure within. Paris: UNESCO.Search in Google Scholar

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). (2006). UNESCO’s role, vision and challenges for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001469/146976e.pdfSearch in Google Scholar

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). (2007). The UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014. Retrieved from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001540/154093e.pdfSearch in Google Scholar

USA Department of the Interior University. (2013). Career development: Competencies. Retrieved from http://www.doiu.doi.gov/competenciesSearch in Google Scholar

Watson, R., Stimpson, A., Topping, A., & Porock, D. (2002). Clinical competence in nursing: A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 39(5), 421-431.10.1046/j.1365-2648.2002.02307.xSearch in Google Scholar

Wiek, A. (2010). Sustainability science - what are the core competencies? Retrieved from http://icss2010.net/download/documents/24-JUNE/Sessione-5_Sustainabilityscience-educationSearch in Google Scholar

World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED). (1987). Our common future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Search in Google Scholar

Yencken, D., & Wilkinson, D. (2001). Resetting the compass: Australia’s journey towards sustainability. Collingwood, Victoria: Csiro Publishing.10.1071/9780643091733Search in Google Scholar

Zwickle, A., Koontz, T. M., Slagle, K. M., & Bruskotter, J. T. (2014). Assessing sustainability knowledge of a student population: Developing a tool to measure knowledge in the environmental, economic and social domains. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 15(4), 375-389. 10.1108/IJSHE-01-2013-0008Search in Google Scholar

Recommended articles from Trend MD

Plan your remote conference with Sciendo