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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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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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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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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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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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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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Crowe, Jessica L. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
Incorporating spirituality and religious themes in environmental education is a way to link learners to their meaning systems. Research has shown that incorporation of a spiritual element in education provides a way for students to have authentic learning experiences and make meaning of the knowledge they acquire in the classroom. This mixed…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Environmental Education, Curriculum Design, Religion
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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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Inwood, Hilary J.; Taylor, Ryan W. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Environmental art education is growing in popularity in college and university programs as the arts begin to play a more prominent role in environmental and sustainability education. As this emerging field of study is an interdisciplinary endeavor that draws from the more established fields of visual art education and environmental education,…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Environmental Education, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods
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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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Bas, Gökhan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
The aim of the research was to investigate the effects of Multiple Intelligences strategy and traditional methods of instruction on elementary students' environmental awareness knowledge levels and their attitudes towards the environment. The pre/post-test control group research model was used in this study. The research was carried out in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods