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Rizzo, Tracey – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Community-engaged learning as a foundational pedagogical praxis enables new college students to develop a feminist awareness of interlocking oppressions and acquire tools to intervene productively in environmental challenges that are always experienced intersectionally. Since 2004, I have introduced students to ecofeminism in a full semester…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Rural Areas, Feminism, College Freshmen
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Stevenson, Kathryn T.; Peterson, M. Nils; Carrier, Sarah J.; Strnad, Renee L.; Bondell, Howard D.; Kirby-Hathaway, Terri; Moore, Susan E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Significant life experience research suggests that the presence of role models, time outdoors, and nature-related media foster pro-environmental behavior, but most research is qualitative. Based on a random sample of middle school students in North Carolina, USA, we found limited positive associations between presence of a role model and time…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Environmental Education, Correlation, Role Models
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Lawrence, Eva K. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
This study examined college students' visits to natural areas on campus and how these visits relate to place identity and environmentally responsible behaviors. The majority (76.5%) of the 115 participants visited the natural areas, and 55.7% of these students visited for a course requirement. Students who lived on campus, were younger, and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Humanities, Natural Resources, Conservation (Environment)
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Cockerill, Kristan – Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
Based on feedback from attendees at an environmental summit who requested information about regional water sources, a team comprised of a local nonprofit, a state university, and a cooperative extension office created a community water education program. Undergraduate student interns worked with the author to develop a 20-minute science-based…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Undergraduate Students, Water, Extension Education
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Bennett, Kristin R.; Matthews, Catherine E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
This article describes the North Carolina Environmental Education (EE) Certification Program, which was established in 1997, and examines the certification experiences of the kindergarten through 12th grade teachers who have completed the program. Because this program is central to describing and assessing the status of K-12 environmental…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Certification, State Programs
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Rao, Pamela; Arcury, Thomas A.; Quandt, Sara A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
Involving students in community-based participatory research is a useful mechanism for engaging the community and helping it build future capacity. This article describes student involvement in a series of community-based environmental health research projects with migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina. High school, undergraduate,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Cultural Context, Seasonal Laborers
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Schuett, Michael A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1994
Examined environmental preferences in one-risk recreation activity among participants in the white water kayaking program. Results of a mail survey found that the kayakers prefered a natural environment, scenery, and clean river water but were indifferent to humanmade manipulations such as comfort facilities and paved access roads. (Contains 30…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Environment