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Keinonen, Tuula; Palmberg, Irmeli; Kukkonen, Jari; Yli-Panula, Eija; Persson, Christel; Vilkonis, Rytis – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
This study aims to find higher education students' perceptions about environmental issues and how the perceptions are related to perceptions of media coverage. This study investigates higher education students' perceptions of the seriousness of environmental issues and their relation to perceptions of media coverage. Higher education students…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Pollution
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Laine, Marja – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
The definition of cultural sustainability in education is explored in this article by looking into conceptions of cultural sustainability collected through expert queries and focus group engagement. These conceptions are compared with the scientific and especially pedagogical discourse on the matter as well as Soini and Birkeland's theory of story…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Self Concept, Focus Groups, Cultural Maintenance
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Makrakis, Vassilios – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
With the development of science and technology, a basically optimistic ideology of progress has emerged. This deterministic attitude has been challenged in recent decades as a result of harmful side-effects generated by the way technology and science have been approached and used. The study presented here is a part of a larger international and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Advancement, Ideology, Political Attitudes