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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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Griffin, Robert J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1989
Presented are the results of a four-wave panel study to determine the relationship of communication to conservation behaviors. This study found that energy-related content in the mass media bears stronger relationships with the perceived importance of the energy problem than with adoption of energy conservation behavior. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Energy Conservation, Energy Education
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Pemberton, Dixie Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 1989
Discussed are the history and relationship between environmental education and geographic education. Stressed are definitional problems, social processes, differences, perspectives, and transfer between the two disciplines. Collaborative efforts are proposed. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Educational Cooperation
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Kirts, Carla A.; Tumeo, Mark A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1991
Reports results of a survey of 36 college students who played the Commons Game. This game was developed to illustrate the behavioral patterns, complexities, and frustrations involved in management of commons resources, cited as a major concern for future generations. (10 references) (MCO)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Educational Games
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Burnett, Andrew S.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
An environmental initiative designed to increase the skill and knowledge levels of Peace Corps staff and volunteers is described. The objectives, accomplishments, strategies, and evaluation of the program are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Government Role
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Simmons, Deborah; Widmar, Ron – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
This article outlines the results of a study of household recycling conducted in Somerset County, New Jersey, and describes some of the forces that seem to encourage recycling behavior. The results suggest that people must be both motivated and capable of overcoming barriers to recycling. (CW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Conservation Education, Environmental Education
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Ham, Sam H.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1985
Describes the intent and content of environmental education camps in the Inland Northwest (Idaho and eastern portions of Oregon and Washington). Explains the major tenets of environmental education and relates how they were used in the survey. Results reveal a biological curricular emphasis and an absence of general program goals. (ML)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning