NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kentish, Barry; Robottom, Ian – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
The discourse of sustainability is promoted internationally, with the United Nations declaring 2005-2014 as a Decade for Education for Sustainable Development. There is discussion concerning the nature, status and significance of Education for Sustainability and its relationship with the somewhat established discourse of environmental education.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ideology, Sustainable Development, Regional Characteristics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Robottom, Ian – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
Constructivism, as a set of theories about how learners learn, has been an important discourse in the educational research literature for a number of years. Interestingly, it has been far more visible in science education research than in environmental education research. This article considers conceptual change theory within constructivism as a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Research, Environmental Education, Science Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Robottom, Ian – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Argues that (1) the purposes of environmental education are socially transformative; (2) the dominant approach to research in the field is behaviorist and deterministic; and (3) the role the dominant behaviorist approach to research play in professional development needs to be critically examined. Outlines a current international project…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education