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Karatekin, Kadir; Uysal, Cevdet – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Ecological citizenship is a type of citizenship that encourages individuals, communities and organizations as citizens of the world to consider environmental rights and responsibilities. When the literature is examined, it is seen that there are four most emphasized dimensions of ecological citizenship. These are responsibility, sustainability,…
Descriptors: Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, Sustainability, Citizenship Responsibility
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Yüzüak, Ahmet Volkan; Erten, Sinan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Aim of the study is to evaluate science teacher candidates' behaviour of energy saving intention among sustainable behaviours within the frame of the Theory of Planned Behaviour. The study was conducted with 1947 teacher candidates studying in six geographical regions of Turkey (Central Anatolia Region, Black Sea Region, Aegean Region, Marmara…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Science Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Behavior
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Ates, Huseyn; Gül, Sungur Kibar – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Sustainability problems such as hunger, obesity, unhealthiness, clean water, and the destruction of biological diversity in nature etc. has increased in this century. All over the world, meetings, panels and summits are arranged; researchers who are experts in the field are investigating ways to overcome these problems. Recently, especially after…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Sustainability, Sustainable Development
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jena, Ananta Kumar – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
This paper studied the empirical pattern to observe the overall attitude of pre service teachers' of different training colleges towards environmental education and practice. Environmental education is a continuous lifelong process, starts at the preschool level and continues up to adulthood via all levels of education. In this context, to know…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Wang, Hui-Hui; Carlson, Stephan P. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
A field trip is a common strategy used by educators to bring out-of-school learning experience into schools. Many research studies suggest a field trip will not only bring an individual close to the real-world, but may also increase an individual's environmental knowledge and responsible behaviors. Program evaluations usually focus on the…
Descriptors: Influences, Performance Factors, Field Experience Programs, Participant Satisfaction
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Carlson, Stephan P.; Heimlich, Joe E.; Storksdieck, Martin – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
Environmental Field Days (EFD) are held throughout the country and provide a unique opportunity to involve students in real world science. A study to assess the validity of an observation tool for EFD programs was conducted at the Metro Water Festival with fifth grade students. Items from the observation tool were mapped to students' evaluation…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Grade 5, Observation, Student Attitudes