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Howard, Jeanne – Journal of Environmental Education, 1984
Examines the evolution of twentieth century civilization from the period of "technological determinism" to the period of "technological choice." Discusses how society's level of questioning and quality of dialog has led to an examination of the scientific and philosophical assumptions of contemporary industrial life in the United States and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Environmental Education, Ethics, Higher Education
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Howard, Jeanne – Journal of Environmental Education, 1980
Urban environmental education focuses on more than the natural environment. The built and social/political/ economic environments also demand constant observation, analysis, and evaluation. Educators should use urban-oriented professionals as sources of information and help. (BW)
Descriptors: Environment, Environmental Education, Information Dissemination, Instruction
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Howard, Jeanne – Journal of Environmental Education, 1982
Examples of new environmental education strategies in developing countries are provided including, among others, programs which stress that properly-conceived development should include respect for the local environment and research projects helping villagers define what is meant by development. Provides an example of the use of television in the…
Descriptors: Community Development, Developing Nations, Development, Economic Development
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Howard, Jeanne – Journal of Environmental Education, 1981
Describes a proposal currently being debated for a third privately-built garden city in Britain. This "environmentally ideal" community is intended to be small in scale, decentralized, close to nature, energy efficient, and modest in technology. (Author/WB)
Descriptors: Community Planning, Environmental Education, Futures (of Society), Land Use
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Howard, Jeanne – Journal of Environmental Education, 1981
Compares and discusses implications of future scenarios proposed by Herman Kahn and the Hudson River Institute and by the Club of Rome. Includes a decision-tree exercise appropriate for the classroom which involves five different future scenarios. (DC)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Decision Making, Depleted Resources, Development