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Kentish, Barry; Robottom, Ian – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
In Australia there has been a rapid move to an acceptance of education for sustainability as mainstream environmental education. We argue that education for sustainability, with its platform of assisting individuals in making apparently informed decisions to create a more sustainable world, is at some distance from promoting more ethically-based…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Caring, Sustainable Development
Stone, Michael K. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
This paper complements Fritjof Capra's paper in this issue, "Sustainable Living, Ecological Literacy, and the Breath of Life." It explores how concepts essential to ecological literacy can also guide strategies for overcoming barriers to introducing integrated, multidisciplinary pedagogy into school curricula. It examines how the crisis…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Barriers, Educational Strategies
Sauve, Lucie – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
The purpose of this article is to bring to light and celebrate the richness of the environmental education field, thereby paying homage to the pedagogical creativity of its architects over the course of the last thirty years, as well as to their contribution in reflecting on the meaning, problems and possibilities of our relationship to the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Role of Education, Classification, Curriculum
McKenzie, Marcia – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
Many feminists have written about working within a tension between poststructuralist theories and activist work based on more "modern" imperatives associated with "taking a stand" against oppression. These discussions of a praxis of "willful contradiction" are helpful in thinking about the theoretical bases of poststructural approaches to…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Theories, Critical Theory, Feminism