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Can, Sendil; Çelik, Cüneyd; Kroufek, Roman – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to compare the theses written on environmental education in Turkey and in the Czech-Republic. Within the scope of this study, which is conducted by using document analysis, the theses written in Turkey and the Czech-Republic about environmental education in 2007-2013 were compared in terms of year of issue, the type of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Content Analysis, Theses
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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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Öz-Aydin, Serap – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Carbon emissions which are one of the most important human sourced causes of global climate change continue to rise rapidly despite all efforts to minimize these emissions. Carbon footprint (CF) education is significant in terms of changing the present situation. The aim of this study is to determine the awareness of high school students about the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Biology, Conservation (Environment)
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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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Ahi, Berat – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Purpose of this research is to state preschool students' mental model about birds by analyzing their drawing. This is a hermeneutical phenomenology research that is based on social constructivist philosophy. Typical case sampling method has used in order to form working group of this research. Working group consisting of 325 children who are in…
Descriptors: Animals, Cognitive Structures, Models, Visualization
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Karatekin, Kadir; Topçu, Ersin; Aydinli, Bahattin – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Energy is the vital essence of every biotic and abiotic process. Energy is also in central position in human civilization. The famous energy centrals are the major way for production of energy with many diverse effects on environment. Therefore, the mitigation of these effects is extremely important and one of its way is education in this…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Energy, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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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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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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Uyanik, Gökhan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The aim of the study is to determine effect of environmental education based on transformational learning theory on primary school teacher candidates' perceptions towards environmental problems and permanency of learning. Pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design have been used in this study. The study group consists of 66 teacher candidates who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Transformative Learning, Learning Theories
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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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Barraza, Laura – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This research explores some of the factors that influence the relations about empathy and/or rejection that children establish towards some animal species. The role that school has within the social context in these dynamics was considered. Attitudes of young children (aged 7 to 9) from Mexico and England towards specific animal species, examining…
Descriptors: Animals, Empathy, Moral Development, Conservation (Environment)
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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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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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