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Malandrakis, George; Papadopoulou, Penelope; Gavrilakis, Costas; Mogias, Athanasios – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
A scale was developed to assess primary school Teachers' Self-Efficacy on Education for Sustainable Development (TSESESD). It includes four domains of competences: values and ethics, systems thinking, emotions and feelings, and actions. The scale development is consistent with key principles of educational and social psychology research. Nine…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Sustainable Development, Values
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Hovardas, Tasos – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The study concentrated on an area in Greece with a multiplicity of sites for outdoor education. Informal networks of teachers were detected through a snowball technique and data were collected by means of a questionnaire and semi-structured interviews. A typology was first enriched to account for teacher interaction. This typology was then…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Classification, Foreign Countries, Networks
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Boubonari, Theodora; Markos, Angelos; Kevrekidis, Theodoros – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
A structured questionnaire was administered to assess Greek pre-service primary teachers' knowledge, attitudes, and self-reported behavior toward marine pollution issues. Exploratory factor analysis revealed several factors, all demonstrating adequate internal consistency, and showed that pre-service teachers demonstrated a moderate level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Knowledge Level, Water Pollution
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Dimopoulos, Dimitrios; Paraskevopoulos, Stefanos; Pantis, John D. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
The ability of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos (NMPZ) in Greece to protect an important sea turtle rookery will ultimately depend on the level of local support and involvement that it receives. Therefore, it is essential for environmental educators to generate among local inhabitants, starting at early ages, positive attitudes concerning the…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Elementary School Students, Locus of Control, Quasiexperimental Design
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Aivazidis, Constantine; Lazaridou, Maria; Hellden, Gustav F. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
The authors compared traditional and Web-based versions of an environmental education program in terms of their effectiveness in raising knowledge and promoting attitudes of environmental issues. They used a pretest-posttest nonequivalent control group quasi-experimental design. Results showed a statistically significant increase of knowledge…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Quasiexperimental Design, Control Groups, Comparative Analysis
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Goussia-Rizou, Maria; Abeliotis, Konstadinos – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
A research survey regarding the status of environmental education (EE) in the secondary schools of Greece is presented. Closed-form questionnaires were used to survey the opinion of the District Heads of EE. The most important didactic problem reported is the lack of an integrated educational plan. The vast majority of the Heads also think that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Educational Planning, Secondary Schools
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Dimopoulos, Dimitrios I.; Pantis, John D. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2003
Utilizes a 32-item survey instrument to measure knowledge and attitudes of 5th and 6th grade students regarding sea turtle conservation on Zakynthos, Greece. Results indicate low knowledge scores and high scores for attitudes, but an overall positive correlation between knowledge and attitudes. Knowledge, understanding and/or concern, and locus of…
Descriptors: Endangered Species, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Grade 5
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Paraskevopoulos, S.; Padeliadu, S.; Zafiropoulos, K. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
This study was conducted to provide information on environmental knowledge of fifth and sixth graders in a Greek city in order to allow effective planning of environmental education. Results indicate that children's knowledge about the environment is influenced by their immediate experience as well as by textbook content. Discusses implications of…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Elementary Education