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Schilling Trein, Eunice – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In this paper, we analyse the status and significance of adopting a Marxist ontological perspective in the field of Brazilian environmental education. We draw on the concept of labour developed by Marx, where labour is used as a category to articulate the relationships humans establish with nature and which, historically, have an impact on their…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Political Attitudes, Environmental Education, Living Standards
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de Carvalho, Luiz Marcelo; Neto, Jorge Megid; Kawasaki, Clarice Sumi; Bonotto, Dalva Maria Bianchini; do Amaral, Ivan Amorosino; Fernandes, José Artur Barroso; Santana, Luiz Carlos; Carvalho, Maria Bernadete Sarti da Silva; Cavalari, Rosa Maria Feiteiro – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses an analysis of abstracts of Brazilian theses and dissertations on environmental education from a database organised and maintained by a group of researchers in the EArt Project (www.earte.net). In presenting extracts of key trends in this dataset, our aim is to provide a snapshot of the many possible approaches to, and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Research, Epistemology, Foreign Countries
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do Carmo Galiazzi, Maria; Paula Salomão de Freitas, Diana; Aguiar de Lima, Cleiva; da Silva Cousin, Cláudia; Langoni de Souza, Moacir; Launikas Cupelli, Rodrigo – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article introduces the core concepts that emerged from five environmental education action research studies conducted by a group called Learning Communities in Environmental Education, Science and Mathematics (CEAMECIM) from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in the south of Brazil. The studies focus on teacher education processes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Education, Science Teachers
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Belinaso, Leandro; Estevinho, Lúcia; Brasil Ramos, Mariana – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses recent Brazilian research on the relationship between environmental education and cultural studies. Television narratives about the environment and/or sustainability in our everyday lives are used to pose some initial questions about this relation. First, culture is discussed briefly showing how it potentially relates to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Programming (Broadcast), Futures (of Society), Sustainability
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Silva, Regina; Jaber, Michelle; Sato, Michèle – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article illustrates the steps taken to enact a new methodology for participatory social mapping by the Environmental Education, Communications and the Arts (GPEA) Research Group of the Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT). The aim of Social Mapping is to record the identities, territories and socio-environmental conflicts experienced by…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Maps, Social Environment
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Farias, Carmen Roselaine de Oliveira; Carvalho, Isabel Cristina de Moura; Borges, Marcelo Gules – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses the scientific research work on environmental education presented during the last decade in three Brazilian conferences: the meetings of the National Association of Graduate Research on Education (Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Educação, ANPEd), the National Association of Graduate Research on Environment…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends
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Briggs, Lilly; Trautmann, Nancy M.; Fournier, Christine – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This systematic review extends the boundary of prior reviews in the environmental education (EE) field by analyzing publications focused on Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAM). We examined peer-reviewed literature and dissertations/theses in four languages (English, French, Spanish and Portuguese) published between January 2000 and February…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outcomes of Education, Informal Education, Educational Research
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Loureiro, Jerônimo de Oliveira; Dal-Farra, Rossano André – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The increasing urbanization and alienation from nature reduce children's opportunities to interact with plants and challenge teachers to devise educational practices that contribute to learning botany. This study presents the results of activities developed in a Brazilian school through explorations, drawings, dried and pressed specimens, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Botany, Environmental Education, Elementary School Students
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Valenti, Mayla Willik; de Oliveira, Haydée Torres; Logarezzi, Amadeu José Montagnini – Environmental Education Research, 2017
This study addresses the limitations and potential for the development of an adult environmental education program in two protected areas in Brazil. The investigation was based on critical communicative methodology and involved 25 people variously related to puma conservation and environmental education. We found that the staff of protected areas…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Scientists, Foreign Countries, Adult Education
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Iared, Valéria Ghisloti; Torres de Oliveira, Haydée; Reid, Alan – Environmental Education Research, 2017
In this paper, we reflect on a study in Brazil's Cerrado that attempts to address a lack of attention to an aesthetic dimension in environmental education practice and research. We start by tracing this lack to the overvaluing of the cognitive sphere in the educational process, noting its echo in the low aesthetic value attributed to the Cerrado…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Phenomenology, Environmental Education, Verbal Communication
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Meek, David – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Social movements have initiated both academic programs and disciplines. I present ethnographic data that I gathered during 17 months of fieldwork with the Brazilian Landless Workers' Movement (MST) in southeastern Pará, Brazil, to explore the MST's role in creating agroecological education opportunities. My analysis highlights three factors in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Social Action, Educational Change
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Stahelin, Nicolas; Accioly, Inny; Sánchez, Celso – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Neoliberal ideology has made an impact on environmental education (EE) policies and practices in Brazil. The EE in Family Agriculture Program, of national scope and administered by the Ministry of the Environment, seeks to promote sustainable development in rural areas, specifically through strategies focused on adult education and non-formal…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Environmental Education, Labor Force, Educational Policy
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Sato, Michèle; Silva, Regina; Jaber, Michelle – Environmental Education Research, 2014
This article summarizes a social mapping project conducted by the Environmental Education, Communication and Arts Research Group from the Federal University of Mato Grosso. The primary goals of the project were to map the vulnerable social groups of Mato Grosso, and identify the social and environmental conflicts that put them in situations of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Cartography, Population Groups
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Feinstein, Noah Weeth; Laessoe, Jeppe; Blum, Nicole; Chambers, Dianne – Environmental Education Research, 2013
In 2009, a think tank called the International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes (IALEI) announced the results of a study entitled Climate Change and Sustainable Development: The Response from Education. Intended for a policy audience, the study offered a glimpse into the status of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and an early…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Climate, Environmental Education, Context Effect
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Feinstein, Noah Weeth; Jacobi, Pedro Roberto; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila – Environmental Education Research, 2013
International policy analysis tends to simplify the nation state, portraying countries as coherent units that can be described by one statistic or placed into one category. As scholars from Brazil, South Africa, and the USA, we find the nation-centric research perspective particularly challenging. In each of our home countries, the effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Climate
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