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Kahraman, Sakip – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The objective of this study was to evaluate university students' understanding of atmospheric environmental issues according to gender and attending (or not) a college level environmental course (CLEC) including topics such as global warming (GW), greenhouse effect (GE), ozone layer depletion (OLD) and acid rain (AR), and to investigate their…
Descriptors: College Students, Climate, Environment, Gender Differences
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Rogayan, Danilo V., Jr.; Nebrida, Eveyen Elyonna D. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The role of the schools is very critical in order to develop environmentally-aware and ecologically-conscious students. This descriptive-correlational study sought to measure the level of awareness and practices of 100 Science students in a public secondary school in Zambales, Philippines. Findings revealed that the Science students are very aware…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Science Instruction, Secondary School Students
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Gungordu, Nahide; Yalcin-Celik, Ayse; Kilic, Ziya – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In this study, students' misconceptions about the ozone layer were investigated, looking specifically at the effect internet-based media has on the formation of these misconceptions. Quantitative and qualitative research approaches were used to perform the research. As part of the quantitative portion of the research, the descriptive survey…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Student Attitudes, Climate, Environmental Education
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Sidekli, Sabri; Aktay, Sayim – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In the prevention or decreasing of environmental problems, attitudes and awareness of people have been significant. First of all, primary school teachers' awareness and tenderness on this field should be improved. In this study, the awareness of preservice teachers in primary school teaching department on environmental problems is aimed to be…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Environment
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Öz-Aydin, Serap – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Carbon emissions which are one of the most important human sourced causes of global climate change continue to rise rapidly despite all efforts to minimize these emissions. Carbon footprint (CF) education is significant in terms of changing the present situation. The aim of this study is to determine the awareness of high school students about the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Biology, Conservation (Environment)
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Chowdhury, M. A. Taiyeb – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
This paper attempts to identify the nature of formal environmental education in Bangladesh at school level with particular reference to the national curriculum. The main objective of the study is to assess the contents of the school textbooks for each standard, and to see whether the diversified themes covered are a good representation of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Textbooks
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Walker, Scott L.; McNeal, Karen S. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
The Climate Stewardship Survey (CSS) was developed to measure knowledge and perceptions of global climate change, while also considering information sources that respondents 'trust.' The CSS was drafted using a three-stage approach: development of salient scales, writing individual items, and field testing and analyses. Construct validity and…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Validity, Measures (Individuals), Surveys
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Leger, Michel T.; Pruneau, Diane – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
A case-study methodology was used to explore the process of change as experienced by 3 suburban families in an attempt to incorporate climate change mitigation behavior into their day to day life. Cross-case analysis of the findings revealed the emergence of three major conceptual themes associated with behavior adoption: collectively applied…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Suburbs, Climate, Self Efficacy
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Gul, Seyda; Yesilyurt, Selami – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
The aim of this study is to determine what level of primary and secondary school students' misconceptions related to greenhouse effect is. Study group consists of totally 280 students attended to totally 8 primary and secondary schools (4 primary school, 4 secondary school) which were determined with convenient sampling method from center of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Misconceptions, Sampling