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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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Yavuz Topaloglu, Melike; Demirhan, Eda; Atabek Yigit, Elif – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Nuclear energy seems to be a promising alternative to meet Turkey's growing energy needs, and governments have been working on it for years. However, public acceptance of nuclear power is an important factor for governments to consider. This study aims to explore public acceptance of nuclear power in Turkey and its relationship with environmental…
Descriptors: Nuclear Energy, Public Opinion, Conservation (Environment), Adults
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Yurttas, Arefe; Çaglar, Atila – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The inhabitable environment for all living beings is the first condition of the continuity of life in the world. The environment is an indispensable setting for all individuals and the damage to the environment is of utmost importance to every sector. The increase in population and the environmental problems it brings are forcing countries to take…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Employee Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Kiraz, Ugur; Cebesoy, Umran Betul; Donmez Sahin, Mehtap – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine Turkish middle school seventh grade students' awareness about the biotic and abiotic factors which constituted nature and to examine the effects of various variables including gender, living place, the mothers' and fathers' educational level and socio-economic status. For this purpose, The Awareness of Nature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Gender Differences, Place of Residence
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Çokçaliskan, Halil; Çelik, Özkan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The purpose of the current study is to determine the pre-service classroom teachers' environmental awareness and attitudes and to elicit the relationship between their awareness levels and attitudes in terms of gender, grade level and state of membership to an environmental organization. The study was designed according to relational survey model.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Gender Differences
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Karakaya, Ferhat; Yilmaz, Mehmet – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The purpose of the present research is to determine science teachers' and biology teachers' awareness levels of environmental ethics in relation to different variables. The "Environmental Ethics Awareness Scale" developed by Özer and Keles (2016) was used in the research. The research is consisted of 237 people, including 130 science…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Ethics, Familiarity
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Cimen, Osman; Yilmaz, Mehmet – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This study aims to determine the variables that predict high school students' recycling behaviors. The study was designed as survey model. The study's sample consists of 203 students at a high school in Ankara. A recycling behavior scale developed by the researchers was used as a data collection tool. The scale has 3 dimensions: recycling…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, High School Students, Recycling, Student Behavior
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Öztürk, Nilay; Teksöz, Gaye – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The aims of this study were; first to investigate the mediating effects of pre-service teachers' (PTs) attitude toward environment on the relationship between their environmental concern and environmental responsibility, and second, to explore the moderating effect of gender on the relationships between; PTs' environmental concern and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Correlation
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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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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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Digby, Cynthia L. B. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
Multiple factors are likely to influence adult literacy regarding the natural environment and environmental issues, but very little research has been carried out in this area. The research presented in this article is intended to help address this information gap, by investigating influences on adult environmental literacy using data from a…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Influences, Demography, Nonformal Education
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Köse, Sacit; Savran Gencer, Ayse; Gezer, Kudret; Erol, Gül Hanim; Bilen, Kadir – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
Environmental education has been viewed as an important way to educate students about environmental issues beginning from pre-school to higher education. This study is a part of this field- namely, undergraduate environmental education. The purpose of the study is to explore undergraduate students' attitudes towards environment at the end of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes