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Prévot, Anne-Caroline; Clayton, Susan; Mathevet, Raphael – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Education has been proposed as an important way to increase environmental concern. Beyond providing information, education could also encourage a stable sense of oneself as connected to the natural world, or environmental identity (EID), which is a predictor of environmental concern and behavior. This study explored the relative roles of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Environmental Education, College Students, Questionnaires
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Whitley, Cameron T.; Takahashi, Bruno; Zwickle, Adam; Besley, John C.; Lertpratchya, Alisa P. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
While Value-Belief-Norm (VBN) theory has been widely applied to various populations, it has seldom been tested on college students. This study extends VBN theory to examine what socio-psychological factors influence sustainability behaviors among university students. Undergraduate students are an interesting and novel population, as they are still…
Descriptors: Values, Beliefs, Theories, Sustainability
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Beery, Thomas; Jørgensen, Kari Anne – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Given concerns for a severely diminished childhood experience of nature, coupled with alarm for a rapidly diminishing global biodiversity, this article considers the potential for childhood nature experience to be an important part of biodiversity understanding. Findings from two studies are integrated and presented as windows into childhood…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Biodiversity, Natural Resources, Semi Structured Interviews
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Tsevreni, Irida – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This paper presents an attempt to apply Jacques Rancière's emancipatory pedagogy of "the ignorant schoolmaster" to environmental education, which emphasises environmental ethics. The paper tells the story of a philosophy of nature project in the framework of an environmental adult education course at a Second Chance School in Greece,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Philosophy
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Aguilar, Olivia M. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Interest in community environmental education (EE) and community education for sustainable development (ESD) is increasing, as evidenced by the increase in studies examining community EE/ESD approaches and NAAEE's current development of the Community EE Guidelines for Excellence. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to: (1) provide a review of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Environmental Education, Community Education, Sustainable Development
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Rooney, Tonya – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In the context of challenges posed by climate change, this paper draws attention to the significance of children's relationship with weather. The paper contends that it is time to engage more closely with children's weather relations when developing and experimenting with new environmental pedagogies. Furthermore, it is argued that there is a need…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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Datta, Ranjan Kumar – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This auto-ethnographic article explores how land-based education might challenge Western environmental science education (ESE) in an Indigenous community. This learning experience was developed from two perspectives: first, land-based educational stories from Dene First Nation community Elders, knowledge holders, teachers, and students; and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Autobiographies, Environmental Education, Tribes
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Morrison, Scott A. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In this article I report the findings of an intrinsic case study involving seven ecologically minded teachers who participated in a Critical Friends Group (CFG) for five months. The topic of our discussions was EcoJustice education, which involves analyzing and reframing Westernized culture. Findings are focused on how the participants grappled…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, Case Studies, Environmental Education, Faculty Development
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Liu, Shu-Chiu; Lin, Huann-shyang – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The purpose of the study was to explore undergraduate students' views about environmental futures that are preferred or desirable for them, and to further examine relationships between specific future-related views and general environmental attitudes. 96 students from one reputable public university in Taiwan participated in a survey that included…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Futures (of Society), Freehand Drawing, State Universities
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Greenwood, Janinka – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article explores the importance of place within doctoral research. It considers place as localised, experiential, interactional, embedded in history and discourses, and often multi-faceted and fluid. With a focus on the field of education, it argues that doctoral students need to navigate between the university, the place of study and the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Doctoral Programs, Student Attitudes
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Bueddefeld, Jill N. H.; Van Winkle, Christine M. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Places like zoos, where free-choice learning is encouraged, are important for conveying climate change and sustainability issues to the public. Free-choice learning that targets environmentally focused sustainable behavior changes must be meaningful in order to encourage actual behavior change post-visit. However, visitors often fail to translate…
Descriptors: Recreational Facilities, Environmental Education, Informal Education, Behavior Change
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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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Cruz, Austin R.; Selby, Samantha T.; Durham, William H. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In this paper we suggest that a new theoretical framework is needed within environmental education in the discussion of rural, underserved communities in Latin America. We argue that a community-resources approach, comprised of funds of knowledge and social capital, should be incorporated into contemporary research on place- and community-based…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Cultural Background, Social Capital
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Andersson, Pernilla – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This paper makes a contribution to the debate that has been described as a tension between instrumental and emancipatory educational objectives in environment and sustainability education. The contribution involves a methodological approach (introd-) using the concept 'dislocatory moments', to identify and analyse moments in classroom practice…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices
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Piasentin, Flora Bonazzi; Roberts, Lin – Environmental Education Research, 2018
A significant shift in the dominant paradigm governing the relationship of humans with nature and society is crucial in order to change the current unsustainable practices. This article describes a pilot-study based on a Masters level sustainability course, which explored what specific content, activities and resources may contribute to promoting…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Questionnaires
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