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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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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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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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Candan, Sevcan; Erten, Sinan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
In this study, the effectiveness of Eco-Friendly Person Activity Package developed in order to raise environmental awareness in pre-service teachers and enable them to be an example of an eco-friendly teacher for their future students, and the responses about Eco-Friendly Person Activity Package were investigated. The study was conducted on 75…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Opinions, Environmental Education
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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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Okur-Berberoglu, Emel; Ozdilek, Hasan Göksel; Yalcin-Ozdilek, Sükran – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Outdoor education is mostly mentioned in terms of environmental education. The aim of this research is to determine the short term effectiveness of an outdoor environmental education program on biodiversity awareness, environmental awareness and sensitivity to natural environment. The data is collected from an outdoor environmental education…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Faculty Development
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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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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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Atmodiwirjo, Paramita – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This paper addresses the role of school ground as outdoor learning resources for environmental education. The opportunities to use school ground are particularly prominent in tropical climate, where the weather permits plenty of outdoor learning activities. A study in primary schools in Jakarta explored the relationship between the spatial aspects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Campuses, Environmental Education, Outdoor Education
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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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Boeve-De Pauw, Jelle; Van Petegem, Peter – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
The New Ecological Paradigm (NEP) is a popular measure of environmental concern and pro-environmental orientation of adults, which has recently been modified for use with children. For this paper, we have collected questionnaires from 1586 children from three different countries and continents (i.e. Zimbabwe, Belgium and Vietnam). In this paper we…
Descriptors: World Views, Environmental Education, Cultural Differences, Questionnaires
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To-Im, Jongdee; Klunklueng, Arunwan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
A firefly learning module for the sustainable development was developed for Thai secondary school students in the study province. A deeper connection between environment, social and economic dimensions, which lies at the core of sustainability, became the key issue for this learning module. Also an important dimension of the module was the…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Sustainable Development, Secondary School Students, Inquiry
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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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Ramadoss, Alexandar; Poyya Moli, Gopalsamy – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
Promoting students commitment to protect local biodiversity is an important goal of education for sustainable development in India and elsewhere. The main focus of the biodiversity education was to create knowledge, interest and necessary skills to solve various biodiversity problems with reference to the local context. In order to develop the…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Conservation (Environment), Sustainable Development, High School Students
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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
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