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Berglund, Teresa; Gericke, Niklas – Environmental Education Research, 2016
The sustainable development (SD) concept is based on the idea that economic and social development should be linked to the environment. However, controversies about various associated issues often arise due to the differences in protagonists' viewpoints, depending partly on whether they focus mainly on environmental, economic, or social dimensions…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Questionnaires
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Kushmerick, Ann; Young, Lindsay; Stein, Susan E. – Environmental Education Research, 2007
Over the past three decades, the environmental justice movement has developed out of growing concern about unequal distribution of environmental harm and unequal access to environmental resources. The mainstream environmental movement has been criticized for failing to address adequately environmental justice issues. Several scholars have claimed…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Content Analysis, Environmental Education, Justice
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Ernst, Julie (Athman); Monroe, Martha – Environmental Education Research, 2006
This study examined the relationship between environment-based education and high school students critical thinking skills and disposition toward critical thinking. Four hundred four 9th and 12th grade students from 11 Florida high schools participated in the study. A Pretest-Posttest Nonequivalent Comparison Group Design (9th grade) and a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, High School Students, Critical Thinking, Grade 9
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Banks, Debra L.; Elser,Monica; Saltz, Charlene – Environmental Education Research, 2005
The Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) project includes training elementary and secondary teachers. This training component, Ecology Explorers (EE), prepares teachers in grades 4 through 12 to teach about ecological principles and processes. The EE pedagogy employs scientific inquiry and data collection protocols.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness, Scientific Methodology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ernst, Julie; Monroe, Martha – Environmental Education Research, 2004
This study examined the relationship between environment-based education and high school students' critical thinking skills and disposition toward critical thinking. Four hundred four 9th and 12th grade students from 11 Florida high schools participated in the study. A Pretest-Posttest Nonequivalent Comparison Group Design (9th grade) and a…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking, Ethnicity, Thinking Skills