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Jacobus, Robert J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
Environmental theology is a term generally used to describe physical-spiritual worldviews and associated ethics. It has been found that an operational definition or description for environmental theology is not readily available. The purpose of this report is to provide an accessible and objective overview of a topic of interest to environmental…
Descriptors: Theology, Ethics, Environmental Education
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Newhouse, Nancy – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Discussed are the determinants of environmentally responsible behavior, the attitude-behavior discrepancy problem, how environmental attitudes are formed and changed, and the effects of individual differences on appropriateness of educational techniques. (CW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Behavior Change, Change Strategies
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Hungerford, Harold R.; Volk, Trudi L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Addressed is the effectiveness of environmental education for promoting responsible citizenship behavior. A model of environmental citizenship behavior is presented. Goals for instruction in environmental education are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Citizenship Education, College Science, Environmental Education
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Ewert, Alan; Hollenhorst, Steve – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Explored are the societal influences that have led to contemporary views surrounding the adventure experience. Adventure recreation and outdoor recreation are contrasted. The growth of the adventure recreation phenomenon is discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Environmental Education, History, Outdoor Activities
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Armstrong, James B.; Impara, James C. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Presented is a study designed to determine the effects of the order of test administration on attitude scores. The findings indicate that attitude scores may be significantly altered by the order of test administration. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Eagles, Paul F. J.; Muffitt, Susan – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Analyzed were attitudes toward animals held by 145 children, ages 12 to 14. The most prevalent attitudes were humanistic, moralistic, naturalistic, and ecologistic. No attitude differences were found between boys and girls. Close to 90 percent of the children reported that they had spent time in class discussing wildlife. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Animals, Environmental Education, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools
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Fortner, Rosanne W.; Lahm, April C. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Presented is an investigation of the effectiveness of in-school preparation regarding a field trip to an outdoor education site. Methods, instrument development, and results for the research questions are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education
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Wals, Arjen E.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Discussed is the Action Research and Community Problem-Solving model as an approach to environmental education. The basic steps to this approach are described. Bridges to the community and between the sciences are proposed. (CW)
Descriptors: Action Research, Community Attitudes, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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Hazelworth, Maureen S.; Wilson, Beth E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Four sessions of coed outdoor adventure camp were evaluated to determine the effects on self-concept of the teenage participants. Differences in results were attributed to differences in the organization of each camp session. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Environmental Education, Nonformal Education, Organization
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Noe, Francis P.; Snow, Rob – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
The New Environmental Paradigm scale of environmental concern was applied in two survey populations to determine whether differences in ethnic background influenced preferences toward the environment. Results indicated that Hispanic users were ecologically attuned to the environment on a par with non-Hispanics from the general population.…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Cultural Influences, Ecology, Environmental Education
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Sivek, Daniel J.; Hungerford, Harold – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Three different organizations were surveyed and the results compared to the responses of a sample of Sierra Clubs to investigate predictors of responsible environmental behavior. Perceived skill in using environmental action strategies, level of environmental sensitivity, and locus of control were identified as the most important predictors. (CW)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Natural Resources
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Dresner, Marion – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
A simulation game was used in an attempt to change undergraduates' behavior and attitudes toward energy conservation. Social influence was found to be correlated significantly with experimental treatment. Participants showed an increase in favorable attitudes toward activism and political efficacy, and exhibited a greater likelihood of taking…
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, College Science, Conservation (Environment), Educational Games
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Monroe, Martha C.; Kaplan, Stephen – Journal of Environmental Education, 1989
A response to Marcinkowski's criticisms of the authors research. Contradictions between the current work of the authors and other studies are highlighted. (CW)
Descriptors: Action Research, College Science, Conservation (Environment), Dialogs (Language)
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Iozzi, Louis A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1989
In this second part of an article on affective research in environmental education, nine recommendations for the improvement of environmental education in the affective domain are provided. A four-step approach is stressed. Listed are 15 references. (CW)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Affective Objectives, College Science, Conservation (Environment)
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Simmons, Deborah A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1989
It is widely accepted among professionals that environmental education should be infused throughout the school curriculum at every grade level. This paper suggests that the failure to infuse environmental education equally throughout the curriculum may be related, in part, to the types of instructional materials available. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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