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Campigotto, Rachelle; Barrett, Sarah E. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Ontario, Canada mandates integrating environmental education (EE) into all subject areas from K-12, but pre-service teachers receive little to no instruction on how to do so. This study focusses on the experiences of 13 pre-service students who demonstrated their passion for EE through their own activism and volunteerism. Findings include the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Jensen, Sally – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The importance of imagination in understanding sustainability has often been overlooked. This paper examines acts of imagining in teaching and learning that elicit and enable the emotive experience of empathy. I frame ways of thinking about imagination and empathy through theoretical perspectives of otherness. I report on research findings into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Imagination, Sustainability
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Nugent, Clare; Beames, Simon – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
While nature environments afford food for human consumption, there is a dearth of empirical inquiry that considers foraging as a sustainable, seasonal practice that builds human-nature relations. This gap in the literature is particularly apparent in early childhood education literature. Drawing on observations recorded at two forest-based nature…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Natural Resources, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Berger, Paul; Gerum, Natalie; Moon, Martha – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
We present findings from research on a nine-week elective course, "Climate Change Pedagogy," taught for the first time in the Bachelor of Education program at Lakehead University in winter 2014. After reviewing literature on what is needed for effective teaching about climate change and some of the neoliberal barriers to such teaching,…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Barriers, Educational Environment
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Ormond, Carlos; Zandvliet, David; McClaren, Milton; Robertson, Patrick; Leddy, Shannon; Metcalfe, Selina – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
During 2011 at Simon Fraser University, the Faculty of Education hosted the implementation of a pre-service teacher education program with an emphasis on sustainability and environmental learning. This cohort, termed SEEDs (Sustainability Education in an Environment of Diversity), enrolled 32 teacher education students in an intensive 12-month…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Communities of Practice, Sustainability
Breunig, Mary – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
In Canada, there exists a noteworthy educational initiative referred to as Environmental Studies Programs (ESPs). These secondary school programs are interdisciplinary, helping to link subject matter and encouraging student responsibility. This paper will present student reports from five case studies where I investigated how ESP participation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Food, Secondary School Students
Russell, Joshua; White, Peta; Fook, Tanya Chung Tiam; Kayira, Jean; Muller, Susanne; Oakley, Jan – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
Graduate students were invited by their faculty advisors to attend the 10th Seminar in Health and Environmental Education Research. Afterward, they were encouraged to comment on their experiences, involvement, and positioning. Two main authors developed survey questions and retrieved, analyzed, and synthesized the responses of four other graduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Seminars, Environmental Education, Educational Research
Cronin-Jones, Linda L. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
This case study describes the development and field-testing of a research-based scoring rubric for analyzing elementary students' schoolyard habitat drawings. To justify schoolyard learning experiences in U.S. schools, teachers, program evaluators, and others need valid, reliable, and objective assessment tools for determining if, and how, these…
Descriptors: Playgrounds, Ecology, Freehand Drawing, Measures (Individuals)
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
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Nicol, Robbie – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Points out that outdoor education in the United Kingdom is long on practice and short on theory and begins to address this issue by drawing on secondary sources that address environmental philosophy. (Contains 66 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Epistemology, Foreign Countries
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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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Fortner, Rosanne W. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Suggests that the curricular fit of climate change is best in Earth systems-oriented classrooms. Discusses the opposition to human-mediated climate change as a curriculum topic. (Contains 32 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Climate Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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Khalid, Tahsin – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Identifies and describes misconceptions held by preservice elementary teachers about the greenhouse effect, atmospheric ozone, and acid precipitation. (Contains 28 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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