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Håkansson, Michael; Östman, Leif – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article departures from the understanding of environmental sustainable education (ESE) as a political project that consists of dissonant and conflicting voices. The aim of the article is to understand how affection, i.e. bodily sensations, transform into political emotions in teaching and learning settings. The article offers a philosophical…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Citizenship
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Ouariachi, Tania; Olvera-Lobo, María Dolores; Gutiérrez-Pérez, José; Maibach, Edward – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Video games have the potential to educate and engage people--especially young people--in climate change and energy issues by facilitating the development of helpful thoughts, feelings, and actions. The objective of the present article is to propose a set of game attributes that could maximise the cognitive, emotional, and behavioural engagement of…
Descriptors: Video Games, Climate, Environmental Education, Ecology
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Eppinga, Maarten B.; de Scisciolo, Tobia; Mijts, Eric N. – Environmental Education Research, 2019
The importance of education to address current sustainability challenges in small island states has been widely recognized. Environmental education may increase knowledge, while also increasing environmental awareness and motivating students to become agents of change. Student engagement in introductory environmental science courses may benefit…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Place Based Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Garavito-Bermúdez, Diana – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Small-scale fisheries are learning contexts of importance for generating, transferring and updating ecological knowledge of natural environments through everyday work practices. The rich knowledge fishers have of local ecosystems is the result of the intimate relationship fishing communities have had with their natural environments across…
Descriptors: Animal Husbandry, Ecology, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Kricsfalusy, Vladimir; George, Colleen; Reed, Maureen G. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Improving student competencies to address sustainability challenges has been a subject of significant debate in higher education. Problem- and project-based learning have been widely celebrated as course models that support the development of sustainability competencies. This paper describes a course developed for a professional Master's program…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Active Learning, Student Projects, Environmental Education
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Block, Thomas; Goeminne, Gert; Van Poeck, Katrien – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In this response article, we explain why sustainability issues are often interpreted as 'wicked' or unstructured problems and focus on the consequences for education and societal transformation in view of sustainable development. Drawing on Funtowicz and Ravetz' (1993) fourfold 'facts are uncertain, values in dispute, stakes high and decisions…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Problems, Educational Change, Social Change
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Östman, Leif – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Literature about education's role in realising a more sustainable world emphasises the importance of acknowledging democratic and political challenges in environmental and sustainability education (ESE). This article offers an empirically grounded theoretical and methodological contribution to future research on how 'the political' is introduced,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Case Studies, Political Attitudes
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Suárez-López, Rafael; Eugenio, Marcia – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Wild botanic gardens consist of natural or semi-natural land remnants immersed in large urban areas or botanic gardens, which are managed for purposes of biodiversity preservation and public recreation. In Latin America, they tend to be affected by budget limitations; however, they serve as valuable resources that permit the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gardening, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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Ho, Ezra; Ang, Nicholas – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Environmental and sustainability programmes in higher education have gained traction over the last several decades. More-than-disciplinary epistemologies and innovative pedagogies promise transformational learning to grapple with contemporary environmental challenges. Environmental programmes thus have implicit messages of social change.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees, Environmental Education
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Puig, J.; Echarri, F. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
A primary aim of environmental education is to promote environmental values. Significant life experiences (SLE) are a powerful, fast and long-lasting way to achieve this objective, but they have received little scholarly attention thus far. As examples to help us characterize SLE and understand their function, the cases of three well-known…
Descriptors: Experience, Environment, Environmental Education, Values
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Willis, Alette; Schmidt, Franziska – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In 2014, Scottish Book Trust (SBT) published and distributed classroom sets of a graphic novel about the life of pioneering environmental activist John Muir to all secondary schools in Scotland, where he is still relatively unknown. This paper outlines the collaborative process SBT used in producing the graphic novel and sets out to trace the…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Environmental Education, Activism
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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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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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Lynch, Julianne; Eilam, Efrat; Fluker, Martin; Augar, Naomi – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Community-school partnerships are an established practice within environmental science education, where a focus on how local phenomena articulate with broader environmental issues and concerns brings potential benefits for schools, community organisations and local communities. This paper contributes to our understanding of such educational…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Innovation, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Van Poeck, Katrien; Lysgaard, Jonas A. – Environmental Education Research, 2016
"Environmental Education Research" has developed a Virtual Special Issue (VSI) (http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/ed/ceer-vsi) focusing on studies of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) policy. The VSI draws on key examples of research on this topic published in the Journal from the past two decades, for three reasons.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Educational Research
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