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Chen, Chung-Ling; Tsai, Chen-Hao – Environmental Education Research, 2016
University students are regarded as future decision-makers in society and have a high likelihood of becoming opinion-shapers in terms of the environment. Their awareness of the marine environment will therefore have a significant effect upon sustainable marine development. This study examines Taiwanese university students' marine environmental…
Descriptors: Marine Biology, Asians, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Baur, Armin; Haase, Hans-Martin – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Until now, many efforts in the area of environmental education, intended to instill consciously responsible behaviour into the general public in Germany, have failed. Several of the available intervention studies aimed at improving environmental behaviour of pupils with classroom tuition were able to show positive results, but there were often…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Rodríguez, Manuel; Kohen, Raquel; Delval, Juan – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Pollution phenomena are complex systems in which different parts are integrated by means of causal and temporal relationships. To understand pollution, children must develop some cognitive abilities related to system thinking and temporal and causal inferential reasoning. These cognitive abilities constrain and guide how children understand…
Descriptors: Pollution, Attribution Theory, Cognitive Ability, Attitude Change
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Shephard, Kerry; Harraway, John; Jowett, Tim; Lovelock, Brent; Skeaff, Sheila; Slooten, Liz; Strack, Mick; Furnari, Mary – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This article addresses the important questions that higher education institutions ask concerning their impact on their students' sustainability-related attributes "How do our students" worldviews change as they experience higher education with us?" The process of monitoring such a dynamic entity is fraught with statistical…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Sustainability, Student Attitudes, Benchmarking
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Fleury-Bahi, Ghozlane; Marcouyeux, Aurore; Renard, Elise; Roussiau, Nicolas – Environmental Education Research, 2015
The principal objective of this research is to test the factorial structure of the New Ecological Paradigm scale on a population of men and women residing in France. The tested model is a second-order factorial model. This factorial structure is evaluated on two separate samples to test the stability of the solution (a first sample of 253…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Foreign Countries, Beliefs, Conservation (Environment)
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Blatt, Erica N. – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This investigation uses an ethnographic case study approach to explore the benefits and challenges of including a variety of goals within a high school Environmental Science curriculum. The study focuses on environmental education (EE) goals established by the Belgrade Charter (1975), including developing students' environmental awareness and…
Descriptors: Investigations, Environmental Education, Behavioral Objectives, Ethnography
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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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Bessant, Sophie E. F.; Robinson, Zoe P.; Ormerod, R. Mark – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This paper explores the ideological and the practical relationship between neoliberalism and New Public Management (NPM) and the sustainable development agenda of western higher education. Using the United Kingdom and specifically English universities as an example, it investigates the contradictions and the synergies between neoliberal and NPM…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Student Behavior, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Dimick, Alexandra Schindel – Environmental Education Research, 2015
What aspects of environmental citizenship do educators need to consider when they are teaching students about their environmental responsibilities within a neoliberal context? In this article, I respond to this question by analyzing the relationship between neoliberalism and environmental citizenship. Neoliberalism situates citizen participation…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Citizenship, Neoliberalism, Citizen Participation
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Cheung, Lewis T. O.; Fok, Lincoln; Tsang, Eric P. K.; Fang, Wei; Tsang, H. Y. – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This study aimed to understand the environmental knowledge (EK) of the residents of Hong Kong. A territory-wide survey was administered to investigate the subjective and objective EK of the respondents as well as their means of receiving information about the environment. The results indicated that Hong Kong's residents have a comparatively low…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environment, Knowledge Level, Surveys
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Clayton, Susan; Luebke, Jerry; Saunders, Carol; Matiasek, Jennifer; Grajal, Alejandro – Environmental Education Research, 2014
Societal response to climate change has been inadequate. A perception that the issue is both physically and temporally remote may reduce concern; concern may also be affected by the political polarization surrounding the issue in the USA. A feeling of connection to nature or to animals may increase personal relevance, and a supportive social…
Descriptors: Climate, Zoology, Recreational Facilities, Animals
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Engel-Di Mauro, Salvatore; Carroll, Karanja Keita – Environmental Education Research, 2014
Approaches to environmental education which are engaging with place and critical pedagogy have not yet broadly engaged with the African world and insights from Africana Studies and Geography. An African-centred approach facilitates people's reconnection to places and ecosystems in ways that do not reduce places to objects of conquest and…
Descriptors: African Studies, Geography, Environmental Education, World Views
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Shephard, Kerry; Harraway, John; Lovelock, Brent; Skeaff, Sheila; Slooten, Liz; Strack, Mick; Furnari, Mary; Jowett, Tim – Environmental Education Research, 2014
We report the development and piloting of an evaluative instrument and process for monitoring the environmental literacy (EL) of undergraduate students in one large research-led university in New Zealand. The instrument addresses knowledge, affect and competencies in the general area of EL in line with this institution's adoption of EL as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Environmental Education, Knowledge Level
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Laessoe, Jeppe; Feinstein, Noah Weeth; Blum, Nicole – Environmental Education Research, 2013
This essay examines the relationship between research and policy and, more specifically, how researchers might relate to policy work. Given the current international policy focus on climate change, green growth and sustainability in general, it argues for strengthening and widening policy research in the areas of Environmental Education (EE),…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Educational Policy, Teaching Methods
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Beery, Thomas H. – Environmental Education Research, 2013
This study explored the question of whether a relationship exists between the Nordic cultural idea of friluftsliv and the psychological construct of environmental connectedness (EC). This quantitative study employed a correlational design with existing data from the Swedish Outdoor Recreation in Change national survey. Results indicate that there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environment, Recreational Activities, Outdoor Education
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