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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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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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Artun, Huyseyin; Özsevgec, Tuncay – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of the environmental education modular curriculum on secondary school students' academic achievements and on their conceptual understanding. In the study, the case study method was used. The research sample included a total of 23 7th grade students (12 male and 11 female) who were determined…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement, Case Studies
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Okur-Berberoglu, Emel – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The aim of this research is to evaluate the impact of an outdoor experiential environmental education (OEEE) programme on the affective domain of adult participants--namely, in-service teachers from Turkey. Data collection methods such as; psychodrama, non-participant observation, open-ended questions and content analysis were used within a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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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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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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Akengin, Hamza; Aydemir, Gökhan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
This study has aimed to inquired whether there was a significant difference between academic achievement and attitudes of 6th grade students who learned "The Resources of Our Country" unit of social studies through case studies and students who learned this unit with teaching based on existing unit. Besides it was aimed to present…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Case Studies, Units of Study
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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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Plankis, Brian J.; Marrero, Meghan E. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
Recent research conducted on adults in the United States indicates low ocean literacy (Ocean Project, 2009b, 1999), but there is a dearth of peer-reviewed research on K-12 students' ocean literacy. This paper presents two research studies that examined the ocean and environmental literacy of 464 K-12 students in five states. Like the majority of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Oceanography, Scientific Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education