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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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Navarro-Perez, Moramay; Tidball, Keith G. – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Biodiversity conservation has increasingly gained recognition in national and international agendas. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has positioned biodiversity as a key asset to be protected to ensure our well-being and that of future generations. Nearly 20 years after its inception, results are not as expected, as shown in the…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Environmental Education, Conservation Education, Literature Reviews
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Baratz, Lea; Hazeira, Hanna Abu – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Children's literature is operated and distributed on the basis of faith, whereby if there is a place for effective links between literature and society, then it will naturally be found first in children's literature. For the most part children's literature is goal directed and amongst its targets is the assimilation of socio-cultural values. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Environmental Education, Sustainability
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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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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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Leger, Michel T.; Pruneau, Diane – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
A case-study methodology was used to explore the process of change as experienced by 3 suburban families in an attempt to incorporate climate change mitigation behavior into their day to day life. Cross-case analysis of the findings revealed the emergence of three major conceptual themes associated with behavior adoption: collectively applied…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Suburbs, Climate, Self Efficacy
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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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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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Tuncay, Busra; Yilmaz-Tuzun, Ozgul; Tuncer-Teksoz, Gaye – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between environmental moral reasoning patterns and environmental attitudes of 120 pre-service science teachers. Content analysis was carried out on participants' written statements regarding their concerns about the presented environmental problems and the statements were labeled as…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Thinking Skills, Attitude Measures, Correlation
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Avan, Cagri; Aydinli, Bahattin; Bakar, Fatma; Alboga, Yunus – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
The aim of this study is to introduce an attitude scale in order to define students? attitudes about environment, recycling, plastics, plastic waste. In this study, 80 attitude sentences according to 5-point Likert-type scale were prepared and applied to 492 students of 6th grade in the Kastamonu city center of Turkey. The scale consists of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Psychomotor Skills, Factor Analysis, Affective Behavior
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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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Dani, Danielle – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
Scientific and environmental literacy are cornerstones of science education reform and twenty first century citizenry. The ability to make decisions about socioscientific issues is a characteristic of scientific and environmental literacy. This study uses the Sustainability Triad to explore preservice science teachers' analyses and decision-making…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Science Education, Educational Change
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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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