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Ignell, Caroline; Davies, Peter; Lundholm, Cecilia – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article explores changes of environmental values and beliefs among secondary school business and economics students regarding government and market solutions to climate change. The quantitative study is longitudinal and a survey was administrated to students at two occasions including 212 participants in the first measurement. Results show a…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Business Administration Education, Economics Education
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Duarte, Rosa; Escario, José-Julián; Sanagustín, María-Victoria – Environmental Education Research, 2017
The attitudes of young people arise from an intense interaction with their social groups of reference, and in this work we examine the extent to which this background conditions the individual environmental attitudes of the young. Using data provided by the PISA 2006 survey for the European Union, we test for the influence of the family, the…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Social Environment, Achievement Tests
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Ernst, Julie; Blood, Nathaniel; Beery, Thomas – Environmental Education Research, 2017
The Student Climate and Conservation Congress (SC3) is a joint educational effort between the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Green Schools Alliance that aims to develop the next generation of conservation leaders through fostering action competence in youth. Data from SC3 participants was used to investigate four predictors of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Locus of Control, Attitude Measures, Predictor Variables
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Smith, Kevin – Environmental Education Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to explore curricular and young people's orientations to, and representations of, the areas in which they live contrasted against curricular representations of place in Wales. This is accomplished through a mixed methods approach incorporating statistical and content analysis. Responses were coded with a positive,…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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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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Rioux, Liliane; Pasquier, Daniel – Environmental Education Research, 2013
In a previous study, we investigated the impact of an awareness-raising campaign on the behaviour of secondary school children in the Centre Region of France, regarding the recycling of used batteries. But, was it a question of pro-environmental behaviour or simply an environmental action? To answer this question, a three-year longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Child Behavior, Environmental Education
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Dijkstra, E. M.; Goedhart, M. J. – Environmental Education Research, 2012
This article describes the development and validation of the Attitudes towards Climate Change and Science Instrument. This 63-item questionnaire measures students' pro-environmental behaviour, their climate change knowledge and their attitudes towards school science, societal implications of science, scientists, a career in science and the urgency…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Climate, Validity, Student Attitudes
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Uitto, Anna; Juuti, Kalle; Lavonen, Jari; Byman, Reijo; Meisalo, Veijo – Environmental Education Research, 2011
This paper explores the relationship between students' interests in environmental issues, attitudes to environmental responsibility and biocentric values in school science education. The factors were investigated within the framework of three moderators: gender, school and residential area of the school. The survey was carried out using the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Interests, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries