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Blair, Morag – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
The benefits of community environmental education outlined in environmental education literature are supported by the findings and implications of a research study undertaken in New Zealand. Evidence from a two-case case study suggests that environmental programmes guided by the key principles and practices of community environmental education,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Citizen Participation, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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Potter, Suzanne – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
Despite increasing recognition that whole-school approaches to sustainability have an important contribution to make in moving society towards a more sustainable existence, progress in this area remains slow. By examining the practices of the Ananda Marga River School, a small independent school in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of Queensland, this…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Student Empowerment, Private Schools, Case Studies
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Barry, Clayton – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
This paper reports on a research study that investigated the extent to which the Queensland secondary school subject Modern History adopts characteristics of socially critical environmental education. The study found that while the Modern History syllabus gives ample opportunities for students to focus their inquiries on "environment",…
Descriptors: Modern History, Environmental Education, History Instruction, Secondary School Curriculum
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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
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Rickard, Andrew – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
Event tourism is accompanied by social, economic and environmental benefits and costs. The assessment of this form of tourism has however largely focused on the social and economic perspectives, while environmental assessments have been bound to a destination-based approach. The application of the Ecological Footprint methodology allows for these…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Tourism, Program Effectiveness, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Appleby, Ellen – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
This paper focuses on a case study of the collaborative development of an environmental education unit involving the use of puppetry and drama. The collaboration was between an experienced classroom teacher beginning to use drama, and a drama/environmental educator and researcher. The critical lens for the analysis was sustainability education,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Drama, Teaching Methods
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Whelan, James – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
Community-based environmental education is an important part of the sustainability project. Along with regulation and market-based instruments, adult learning and education in non-formal settings consistently features in the sustainability strategies advocated and implemented by government, community and industry entities. Community-situated…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Socialization, Environmental Education, Action Research
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Buchan, Janet – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
As a matter of survival, we need to educate current and future generations to live sustainably. We need to ensure that future generations have access to quality environmental education. This paper provides guidelines for educators and managers to use to better understand and manage the learning environment in which environmental education,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Environment, Models
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Fien, John – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Analyzes and critiques the sociocultural and educational features that comprise the macrocontext for teaching environmental education in Queensland, Australia. Concepts outlined in the analysis include the global context of teaching environmental education; the political, economic, and social context of Queensland; the national party; the…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Context Effect
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