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Birdsall, Sally; France, Bev – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Evaluations of environmental education (EE) programmes and resources are becoming increasingly visible and important. While benefits accrue through evaluation, many programmes and resources have yet to realise these. Issues such as a lack of clear objectives, reliance on traditional, summative approaches and inattention to context have prevented…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Science Education, Educational Resources
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Birdsall, Sally – Environmental Education Research, 2015
In order to teach about sustainability, teachers need to be able to translate their personal understanding of this concept into their pedagogy in ways that make it accessible to their learners. This translation process is known as pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). This study investigated the way that two teachers translated their understanding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Case Studies
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Birdsall, Sally – Environmental Education Research, 2014
Understanding sustainability is important, as people need to cope with issues associated with over-population and over-consumption. Education is seen as a key strategy to assist with the development of people's understandings of this complex concept, which could then lead to them being able to make more sustainable lifestyle decisions. In order to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Teaching Methods, Concept Formation