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Reid, Alan – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article introduces key features to the background, themes and implications of three collections available in "Environmental Education Research" that focus on climate change education and research. The problems and perils of scholarship and inquiry in this area are highlighted by contrasting these with some of the possibilities and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Grúnová, M.; Sané, M.; Cincera, Jan; Kroufek, Roman; Hejcmanová, P. – Environmental Education Research, 2019
The New Environmental Paradigm scale for children was developed and validated in Western nations but has seldom been applied in non-western countries. The aim of the current study is to examine the scale's validity for schoolchildren in Senegal. The study was conducted in three regions of Senegal in November and December 2015, and a total 782…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Student Attitudes, Environmental Education
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Willis, Alette – Environmental Education Research, 2019
New nature writing has been gaining popularity in the English-speaking world. Using participant observation of a book group, this article finds that reading such ecological writing can facilitate reader shifts in perceptions and the valuing of non-human organisms and the more-than-human world. Shifts are enabled when readers experience reading as…
Descriptors: Ecology, Reading, Environmental Education, Natural Resources
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Aedo, María Paz; Peredo, Santiago; Schaeffer, Colombina – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Adult education in political ecology entails critically and constructively observing the interactions among the actors involved in socioecological conflicts at global and local scales. This definition invites transcending environmental education and education for sustainability's frontiers, examining the ontology, or the 'place', from where actors…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Politics of Education, Ecology, Transformative Learning
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Sutoris, Peter – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article argues that the mission of Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) is inherently political and that, by not acknowledging this, ESE interventions risk becoming part of the problem of sustainability rather than the solution. The article offers a theoretical framework for thinking about the (de)politicising effects of ESE…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Environmental Education, Sustainability, Sustainable Development
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Shephard, Kerry; Rieckmann, Marco; Barth, Matthias – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Education for sustainable development (ESD) and higher education for sustainable development (HESD) are complex, multidisciplinary fields of enquiry, drawing on concepts and terms from different disciplines and languages. Although the fields are advancing in their acceptability within educational systems worldwide, they are currently struggling to…
Descriptors: Hermeneutics, Educational Philosophy, Environmental Education, Educational Objectives
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Van Poeck, Katrien – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article focuses on environmental and sustainability education (ESE) in the context of the topical post-truth debate. It aims to progress theoretical research as well as empirical investigations on how ESE practices can avoid the pitfalls involved in an objectivist as well as a relativist approach to teaching and learning. After elaborating…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Epistemology, World Views
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Cantell, Hannele; Tolppanen, Sakari; Aarnio-Linnanvuori, Essi; Lehtonen, Anna – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This article presents and evaluates a model made for climate change education -- the bicycle model. The model was created based on an extensive literature review, from which, essential aspects of climate change education were drawn out. The bicycle model is a representation of holistic climate change education and emphasizes the importance of the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Holistic Approach, Models
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Verlie, Blanche – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This paper explores the emotional experiences of some undergraduate sustainability students in a semester long course on climate change. Specifically, it attends to experiences of anxiety, frustration, overwhelm, guilt, grief and hope. I suggest these experiences are characteristic of a process I term learning to live-with climate change. Learning…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Emotional Experience, Undergraduate Students
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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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Kowasch, Matthias; Lippe, Daniela Franziska – Environmental Education Research, 2019
The expert-driven and normative character of sustainability education aims to promote societal transformation and global change. While some authors underline the ethical claims of education, others have criticized that there is a problematic tendency to prescribe certain actions beyond ethical education. The article aims to provide an empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Values Education, Geography Instruction
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Felgendreher, Simon; Löfgren, Åsa – Environmental Education Research, 2018
A considerable literature looks at universities' approaches to integrating sustainable development into teaching and learning, but less is known about how Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) affects student attitudes, values and norms. To our knowledge, only a few studies have quantified such effects of changes in curricula. This study…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes
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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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Alkaher, Iris; Avissar, Ilana – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This study focuses on the impact of a sustainability leadership development program (SLDP) designed to develop staff members as leaders who encourage sustainability practices within institutions of higher education (IHE). Using the framework of community of practice (CoP), we explored the program's contribution by interviewing 16 staff members who…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Program Evaluation
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Schönfelder, Mona L.; Bogner, Franz X. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The current loss of biodiversity requires efforts to increase awareness of pollinator conservation. An important tool is education which often uses the honeybee ("Apis mellifera") as an exemplary organism to reach this goal. Any successful module needs to focus on reducing the perceived danger associated with fear, in order to support…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Plants (Botany), Biodiversity, Environmental Education
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