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Yilmaz, Mehmet; Çimen, Osman; Karakaya, Ferhat; Adigüzel, Merve – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This study aimed to develop secondary school seventh-grade students' awareness of natural habitats and the interactions among living things, as well as reveal their views on the problems encountered. The study was designed as a case study, a qualitative perspective and conducted with 64 students from a private school during the 2017-2018 academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Private Schools, Student Attitudes, Animals
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Alabas, Ramazan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Environmental education has been given in various primary school courses in Turkey, predominantly in Life Sciences, Social Sciences, and Science courses. This study, while focusing on the relationship between environment and child education, aims to decipher the roots of environmental education in Turkey. In order to accomplish this task at hand,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Environmental Education, Content Analysis, Textbooks
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Aydin-Güç, Funda; Aygün, Müge; Ceylan, Derya; Çavus-Güngören, Seda; Durukan, Ümmü Gülsüm; Hacioglu, Yasemin; Yekeler, Ayse Dilek – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of the interdisciplinary (the disciplines of Turkish, Social Science, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Public Administration) activities performed in the scope of the Community Service Practices Course on the air pollution awareness (APW). This study has been performed as a multiple case study.…
Descriptors: Pollution, Elementary School Teachers, Interdisciplinary Approach, Turkish
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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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Aydede Yalçin, Meryem Nur – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
It is important for people to be able to judge the nature while actually living in it to gain the scientific perspective which is an important skill nowadays. Within this importance, the general purpose of this study is to examine the effect of active learning based science camp activities on sixth, seventh and eighth grade students' opinions…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Summer Science Programs, Science Education, Elementary School Science
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Sagdic, Ali; Sahin, Elvan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The purpose of the current study is to describe beliefs, perceived barriers and teaching strategy preference of elementary teachers with respect to education for sustainable development. The sample of research survey consisted of 211 elementary teachers who are also participant of projects on environmental education entitled Green Pack and…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Surveys, Elementary School Teachers, Sustainable Development
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Spinola, Hélder – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Demographic factors are among those that influence environmental literacy and, particularly, environmentally responsible behaviours, either directly or due to an aggregation effect dependent on other types of variables. Present study evaluates a set of demographic variables as predictors for environmental literacy among 9th grade students from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Literacy
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Uyanik, Gökhan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The aim of the study is to determine effect of environmental education based on transformational learning theory on primary school teacher candidates' perceptions towards environmental problems and permanency of learning. Pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design have been used in this study. The study group consists of 66 teacher candidates who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Transformative Learning, Learning Theories
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Barraza, Laura – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This research explores some of the factors that influence the relations about empathy and/or rejection that children establish towards some animal species. The role that school has within the social context in these dynamics was considered. Attitudes of young children (aged 7 to 9) from Mexico and England towards specific animal species, examining…
Descriptors: Animals, Empathy, Moral Development, Conservation (Environment)
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Okur-Berberoglu, Emel – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Environmental attitude covers a person's behavioural aims, impacts, and believings which is acquired from environmental subjects or activities. It is also mentioned that environmental attitude can be used in order to predict environmental behaviour. The aim of this study is to analyse the efficiency of an ecopedagogy-based TUBITAK environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Ecology, Communities of Practice
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Taskin-Ekici, Fatma; Ekici, Erhan; Cokadar, Hulusi – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This study aims to explore pre-service elementary teachers' understandings of the environment. A survey method was carried out in this study. A close-ended questionnaire and Draw-An-Environment Test (DAET) are administered to pre-service teachers (N = 255) after instruction of an Environmental Education course. A rubric (DAET-R) is used for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Environmental Education
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Stagell, Ulrica; Almers, Ellen; Askerlund, Per; Apelqvist, Magnus – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Based on the consideration that learning about different action alternatives and strategies are essential parts of ESD, this quantitative study focuses Eco-School teachers' and instructors' views on including different sustainability-promoting actions in teaching practices. Direct actions, and actions that take place in the private sphere were…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Statistical Analysis, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Maravic, Milutin; Ivkovic, Sonja; Segedinac, Mirjana; Adamov, Jasna – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
The main task of the examination is to establish environmental issues in the didactic materials for primary and secondary school in Republic of Serbia. Environmental issues in the secondary school curriculum in Serbia, according to the current educational curricula and educational programs, is limited to general subjects (chemistry and biology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Warner, Alan; Eames, Chris; Irving, Robyn – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Environmental experiences often engage learners and create an intention to act, which is then not followed through once the learner is removed from the environment. This study utilized an exploratory, interpretive framework with younger primary school classes to investigate if transfer of learning from field trip experiences "in" and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Social Networks, Social Responsibility
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Manni, Annika; Sporre, Karin; Ottander, Christina – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This paper presents the results of a study carried out to investigate how 10-12 year old Swedish students understand and value the issue of sustainable development. The responses from open-ended questions in a questionnaire have been analyzed through a content analysis based on a phenomenographic approach. The results show that there are…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Student Attitudes, Elementary School Students, Ethics
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