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Zecha, Stefanie – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2015
An understanding of the current situation of nature experiences among adolescents is of critical importance for the protection of nature. The participants of this study are 14-15 year-old pupils from Bavaria (Southern Germany) and Asturias (Northern Spain). In particular, the author was interested in a) the level of outdoor experiences of each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Comparative Education, Early Adolescents
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Kardeliene, Laimute; Kardelis, Kestutis; Bakutyte, Rima – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2014
The article discloses the value of academic library. This value is deriving from the university purpose to prepare students to be able to deal with the increasing the flow of information in the society (Owusu-Ansah, 2001). Research was carried out in Utena University of applied science. First-year students (n = 140) made 48,3% of the sample, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Competency Based Education, Specialists
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Egne, Robsan Margo – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2014
Ensuring gender equality in higher education system is high on the agenda worldwide particularly in science disciplines. This study explores the problems and prospects of gender equality in public higher education institutions of Ethiopia, especially in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Descriptive survey and analytical research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Higher Education, STEM Education
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Ramzy, Omar; Wahieb, Rasha – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
Due to the scarcity in natural resources and the demand for green labour and economy, education for sustainable development (ESD) gained a great importance in developed countries, let alone developing ones. From this point of view, this paper is studying the possibility of infusing ESD in Egypt after one and a half years since January 2011 youth…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Undergraduate Students, College Graduates
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Khalil, Nehal Lotfy – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
Due to the rapidly changing knowledge, teachers are supposed to teach their students ways of thinking and gathering information, not certain contents that would change shortly. In this sense, sustainability, which, in part, means the preparation of an individual who has the ability to practise critical thinking and to find creative solutions to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Psychology, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Biasutti, Michele; Surian, Alessio – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
The paper reports research employing a quantitative approach to investigating the competences of university students about educating for sustainable development (ESD). Participants were 467 bachelor students of the following five areas: social sciences, educational sciences, applied sciences, engineering and health sciences. The Student Survey of…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Kanbar, Nancy – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
The population growth together with the unsustainable consumption pattern is putting increasing stress on the planet's natural resources. The increasing realisation that humans are harming the environment is taking the form of a global movement intended to change behaviour towards sustainability, now recognised as a framework that links humans to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Arabs, Business Administration Education
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El-Deghaidy, Heba – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
This study reports on Egyptian science teachers' experiences in collective action research projects with a focus on education for sustainable development (ESD). Science teachers were enrolled in a study course "Teaching Strategies" that had been revised with a focus on sustainability. The course was introduced in the spring semester of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Action Research, Science Teachers, Research Projects
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Ololube, Nwachukwu Prince; Briggs, Teinye; Kpolovie, Peter James; Ezindu, Salome Uwaoma – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
This study dwells upon communicative approach as a tool for relating reading and writing skills in early childhood education in a developing economy. The quantitative data was gathered through the use of structured questionnaires and was analysed using SPSS version 17. This study confirms that teachers in the selected early childhood education…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Switala, Eugeniusz – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
This paper reports on a fragment of a broader research on values education in Polish and Latvian schools. This paper seeks to evaluate data from the European Social Survey (ESS) and elaborate on the frames of references for identification of the aims for future research. The paper highlights the findings of an action research carried out in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, Action Research, Cross Cultural Studies
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Baneviciute, Birute – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
The principles of education for sustainable development implemented in Lithuanian education system shifted the perceptions of teachers' roles from disseminating knowledge towards developing students' competencies of responsible, critical and creative thinking and acting. The objective of this research is to find out whether pre-service dance…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Competency Testing
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Belousa, Inga; Stakle, Alnis – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
Under the influence of processes of globalisation, higher education in the countries of Europe, including Latvia, has been reshaped, restructured, re-evaluated and reoriented towards the establishment of a European higher education area. New issues have emerged at both the content and metacontent level, the most significant of which are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Programs, Media Literacy, Global Education
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