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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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Çil, Emine; Yanmaz, Durmus – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Human beings do not usually recognize plants although they exist widely in their environment. This condition has been described as plant blindness in literature. The main purpose of this study is to examine pre-service elementary teachers' awareness of plants. Moreover, the study examined from which sources student-teachers gained knowledge about…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Plants (Botany), Teacher Education Programs
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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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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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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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Inwood, Hilary J. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This article explores curriculum development in eco-art education, an integration of art education and environmental education, as a means of increasing awareness of and engagement with the environment. It reports on a qualitative research study that tracked teachers' experiments with the design and implementation of eco-art education in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Art Education, Environmental Education
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Iared, Valéria Ghisloti; de Oliveira, Haydée Torres – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
To investigate if the units of the São Carlos Ecological Pole (São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil) are educating spaces that may contribute to the understanding of the complexity of environmental issues and stimulate a sense of belonging and social responsibility, we interviewed primary school teachers who had accompanied visits to these places and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethics, Educational Practices, Social Responsibility
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Tuncay, Busra; Yilmaz-Tuzun, Ozgul; Tuncer-Teksoz, Gaye – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between environmental moral reasoning patterns and environmental attitudes of 120 pre-service science teachers. Content analysis was carried out on participants' written statements regarding their concerns about the presented environmental problems and the statements were labeled as…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Thinking Skills, Attitude Measures, Correlation