Academic and Published Resources

Integrating shared action learning into higher education for sustainability. Jiusto, S., McCauley, S., & Stephens, J. C. (2013), Journal of Sustainability Education. Vol 3. Abstract: An introduction to shared action learning and its application both “far from home” at the WPI Cape Town Project Centre and “right at home” in a Sustainable University course on campus at Clark University.

Teaching social entrepreneurship and innovation from the perspective of place and place-making. Elmes, M. B., Jiusto, S., Whiteman, G., Hersh, R., & Guthey, G. T. (2012). Academy of Management Learning & Education, 11(4), 533–554.

Experiential learning environments: Do they prepare our students to be self-directed, life-long learners? Jiusto, S. and D. DiBiasio (2006). Journal of Engineering Education, July 2006, pages 195-204.

Participation in faculty-led off-campus programs as a professional development opportunity for early-career faculty. Vaz, R. and S. Jiusto (2013). Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE International Forum, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2013. Abstract: An analysis that finds tenure track faculty benefit significantly from participating as advisors in WPI’s interdisciplinary Global Projects Program.

Proper homes, toilets, water and jobs – a new approach to meeting the modest hopes of shackdwellers in Cape Town, South Africa. Jiusto, S. and R. Hersh (2009). Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainable Planning and Development. Editors C. A. Brebbia, M. Neophytou, E. Beriatos, I. Ioannou and G. Kungolos. Vol 2: 743-757. Southampton, UK, WIT Press. Abstract: This paper discusses the Indlovu Project, an informal settlement “ecovillage” upgrading effort in which the CTPC participated, and some of the partnership strategies and project dynamics encountered in the first few years of the CTPC’s existence. To access this publication, please contact or

Responding to homelessness: Squatting – Developing world. Jiusto, S. (2012). International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, Susan Smith (Ed.), Elsevier.