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Smith-Sebasto, N. J. – Environmental Education Research, 2000
Presents guidelines for conducting and reporting qualitative environmental education research developed during a 10-hour, 1-1/2 day workshop sponsored by the North American Commission on Environmental Education Research (NCEER) during the 1997 annual meeting of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Guidelines, Higher Education, Research Methodology
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Marcinkowsi, Tom – Environmental Education Research, 2000
Comments on the draft research guidelines prepared at the 1997 annual meeting of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Guidelines, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Gough, Stephen; Reid, Alan – Environmental Education Research, 2000
Examines the premise that any particular educational researcher of the desirability and potential usefulness of guidelines for qualitative research seems likely to depend upon the way in which the activity of doing educational research itself is conceptualized. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Art, Environmental Education, Guidelines, Higher Education
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Reid, Alan; Gough, Stephen – Environmental Education Research, 2000
Illustrates a range of alternatives to the position and criteria outlined in the qualitative research guidelines drafted at the 1997 annual meeting of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). Proposes that the process and conduct of judging the quality of qualitative research in environmental education research requires…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Guidelines, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Hardy, Joy – Environmental Education Research, 1999
Explores chaos theory, the evolutionary capacity of chaotic systems, and the philosophical implications of chaos theory in general and for education. Compares the relationships between curriculum vision based on chaos theory and critical education for the environment. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Educational Philosophy, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Chapman, David James – Environmental Education Research, 1999
Argues that the most effective way to move forward in the realm of environmental education may be to do so outside of the sanction of official policy. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Policy Formation
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Thomas, Ian; Kyle, Louise; Alvarez, Amaya – Environmental Education Research, 1999
Describes a project to introduce waste-minimization education into four disciplinary-based courses. Provides a model for the introduction of the broader concepts of environmental education. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Science Education
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De Young, Raymond; Monroe, Martha C. – Environmental Education Research, 1996
Suggests that stories serve as a singularly effective replacement for direct experience, a useful but sometimes difficult environmental education technique. Argues that the effectiveness of stories is derived from their ability to engage the attention of the reader. Lists elements that can be used to create cognitively engaging stories. Contains…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Fiction, Short Stories
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Kyburz-Graber, Regula; And Others – Environmental Education Research, 1997
Presents research founded on a socio-ecological approach to environmental education that includes individual and structural aspects of environmental awareness and problem solving. Presents one instrument used in discussions with teacher teams. Contains 23 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Formative Evaluation, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Armstrong, Christine – Environmental Education Research, 1997
Focuses on cultural influences in environmental education. Examines some of the means of transmission of culture and ideology that a society adopts including metaphors, myths, and institutions. Establishes a close link between inequalities of social classes, ideology, and resource use. Contains 20 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Epistemology
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Wilson, Ruth A. – Environmental Education Research, 1995
Discusses the use of the ecological autobiography as a tool for enhancing an understanding of one's self and the human-earth relationship. Presents a five-step process for developing one's own ecological autobiography and suggestions on how to make the development of autobiographical essays a part of environmental education programs. Contains 28…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Shallcross, Tony – Environmental Education Research, 1995
Outlines a simple values clarification technique which can be used to assess students' attitudes towards a controversial issue in order to facilitate group selection. Presents a case study that illustrates the use of the technique for group differentiation, summative evaluation, and research. Examines theoretical questions about how role play…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education