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Triggs, Valerie – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
This contribution investigates a recent research project involving in-service teacher learning as experienced through an online/offline art studio in which common experiences of relationships to particular local landforms generate imaginative and collaborative processes and practices of teaching and learning. EarthShapes Studio is both a…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Relationship, Geographic Location, Physical Geography
Hurren, Wanda – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
This article presents a collection of postcards, titled "postcartographia," which is excerpted from an atlas of Mapwork and is one component of a gallery exhibition with the same title. Incorporating photography and poetic text, the postcards explore aesthetic approaches to knowing in the world, specifically, aesthetic ways of knowing places and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Educational Practices
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
Mokuku, Tsepo; Jobo, 'Mantoetse E.; Raselimo, Mohaeka; Mathafeng, Tseliso; Stark, Karl – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
In response to environmental degradation, the Lesotho government, in collaboration with the Danish government, introduced an Environmental Education Support Project in schools in 2001. In order to optimise the achievement of the project goals the, Monitoring and Research Team was established to formatively evaluate the project as it unfolded. The…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Environmental Education, Action Research, Workshops
Mortari, Luigina – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
The root of the ecological crisis lies in an ethic of nature consumption. In order to reconstruct our cultural framework, it is necessary to cultivate another ethical approach, an ethic of care. It is the responsibility of school to encourage students to learn how to care for not only the human world, but also for the natural world. This paper is…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Rural Schools, Environmental Education, Phenomenology
Fontes, P. J. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
This paper outlines briefly some of the factors and forces that have led to the multiplicity of approaches to and the dis-integration of the objectives of environmental education. It traces the evolution of the understanding of the concept of action competence, and of its application in environmental education research and practice in Portugal.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Competence, Case Studies
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Cheney, Jim – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Proposes that one way to view storytelling in First Nations cultures is to look at the epistemology that informs it. Recommends that storytelling be central to environmental education, ethics, and practice. (Contains 19 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Epistemology
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Dahlberg, Steven – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Points out that climate change is an ideal pedagogical tool for encouraging a number of desirable outcomes in environmental education. Climate change can be used to teach about complex systems. (Contains 16 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Climate Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Adams, Stephen – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Presents interviews with scientists and policy analysts about reasons for scientific disagreement on climate change and whether action is needed immediately. (Contains 19 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Climate Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pruneau, Diane; Liboiron, Linda; Vrain, Emilie; Gravel, Helene; Bourque, Wendy; Langis, Joanne – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Presents the results of a qualitative study designed to discover people's knowledge, opinions, and feelings about climate change. Recommends some educational strategies based on the results of the study. (DDR)
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Climate Change, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gough, Stephen; Walker, Kim; Scott, William – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Contends that environmental learning is possible only if all absolute criteria for judging educational or environmental worth are regarded as problematic. (Contains 45 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
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Henderson, Bob; Potter, Tom G. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Discusses the philosophical underpinnings of Canadian adventure education and offers a description of outdoor adventure education in Canada. (Contains 20 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
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Hargrove, Eugene – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Explores the problems created by natural and social science approaches to values in higher education. Suggests that over time these approaches will render moral language unintelligible. (Contains 18 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Wals, Arjen E. J.; van der Leij, Tore – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1997
Presents a rejoinder to critiques of the article "Alternatives to National Standards in Environmental Education: Process-Based Quality." Discusses polarization of schools of thought in environmental education, suggested misunderstanding of behaviorism, and the compatibility of behavioristic and nonbehavioristic approaches to environmental…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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