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Jorgenson, Simon N.; Stephens, Jennie C.; White, Beth – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The transition from centralized energy systems based on fossil fuels to renewable-based systems is a macro-level societal shift necessitated by climate change. This review of recent environmental education (EE) research identifies gaps and opportunities for promoting environmental action in this new context. We found that environmental educators…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Energy Education, Educational Research
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Bowers, Alison W.; Roth, Noelle Wyman; Holthuis, Nicole – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Many practitioners and researchers describe academic and environmental benefits of environmental education for kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) students. To consider the empirical underpinnings of those program descriptions, we systematically analyzed the peer-reviewed literature (1994-2013), focusing on outcomes of environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Maina-Okori, Naomi Mumbi; Koushik, Jada Renee; Wilson, Alexandria – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
We seek to understand how issues of intersectionality are addressed in environmental and sustainability education (ESE) literature, focusing on how gender is discussed in relation to other social identities such as class, race, sexuality, and ability. Our analysis draws from feminist and decolonizing frameworks, and uses intersectionality to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Social Theories, Feminism
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Adams, Sabirah; Savahl, Shazly – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The emerging interest in "spaces of childhood" over the past two decades can be identified across numerous disciplines. A substantial body of research has indicated that children's active engagement within the natural environment is associated with a range of cognitive, physical, affective, and moral developmental benefits. Although…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Literature Reviews, Children, Adolescents
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Berryman, Tom; Sauvé, Lucie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
It is from historical perspectives on more than 40 years of environment related education theories, practices, and policies that we revisit what might otherwise become a tired conversation about environmental education and sustainable development. Our contemporary critical analysis of Stefan Bengtsson's research about policy making leads us to…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Policy, Environmental Education, Educational Theories
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Anderson, Vince; Datta, Ranjan; Dyck, Shannon; Kayira, Jean; McVittie, Janet – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
As scholars working both individually and collectively, we are interested in exploring what may be achieved through taking up the complex notion of culture in sustainability education research. In this article, we present a bricolage of research, drawing on empirical and theoretical sources that collectively establish the kind of capacity we see…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Educational Research
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Duvall, Jason; Zint, Michaela – Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
How to design environmental education (EE) programs in ways that encourage children to influence the environmental knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of adults has intrigued researchers for more than a decade. The authors review and synthesize results from 7 studies that sought to answer this question. The studies reviewed were conducted between…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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White, Stacey Swearingen; Mayo, James M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
Environmental education (EE) is a prominent aspect of graduate-level master's programs in urban and regional planning. This article draws on the results of a survey of 66 environmental planning educators in urban and regional planning programs to show what types of EE are most prevalent in these graduate professional programs and in planning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Urban Planning, Environmental Education, Graduate Study
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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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Roth, Robert E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
Summarized are some of the accomplishments in development and applications of methods and techniques for determining the extent environmental education concepts are being communicated, interpreted, and taught. Some areas of fruitful study are suggested. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Environment, Environmental Education, Information Dissemination
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Schoenfeld, A. Clay – Journal of Environmental Education, 1980
Discussed are the trends, information context, and target issues treated by the press in reporting on the environment over a 15-year period. (RE)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Conservation Education, Environment, 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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Dolin, Eric Jay – Journal of Environmental Education, 1988
This paper reviews pertinent research, describes various theories on why Blacks might have little interest in wildlife, discusses why it is important to understand Black attitudes towards wildlife, and considers the need for additional research on the topic. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Adults, Black Attitudes, Black Culture, Blacks
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Rubba, Peter A.; Wiesenmayer, Randall L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1988
Provided is a brief overview of why science, society and technology (STS) education should be included in precollege science education. Summarizes selected literature on the topic in relation to environmental education. Lists goals and competencies for skills, and awareness of STS concepts. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Literature Reviews
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Riggins, Ronald D. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1986
Reviews the literature and identifies and explores five characteristics shown to exist in both the adventure-based learning environment and effective traditional classroom settings. Discusses small learning group size, cooperative learning environments, communication of high expectations for students, building on student success, creating a…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Class Organization, Class Size, Classroom Environment
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