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Heimlich, Joe E.; Braus, Judy; Olivolo, Betty; McKeown-Ice, Rosalyn; Barringer-Smith, Liz – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
A national study of colleges and universities offering teacher-preparation programs was undertaken to ascertain how environmental education (EE) might be better incorporated into their curricula. Six questions guided the descriptive, explorative mail survery relating to satisfaction and fit into EE with current program offerings, what…
Descriptors: Course Content, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Environmental Education
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Pande, Anuradha – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Describes an experimental environmental education course in rural schools in India's central Himalayas. The course was designed to introduce environmental and livelihood issues into the mainstream curriculum. The course focuses on land degradation, which is the region's major environmental problem. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Witt, William – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
The technological advent of digitizing, storage, retrieval, and distribution of information, linguistic or graphic, to individual homes on command, will have enormous impact on how citizens use information. Numerous technological enterprises in information dissemination are discussed. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Communication (Thought Transfer), Environment, Environmental Education
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Philliber, Susan Gustavus – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
The thesis of this article is that evaluation research on the effects of population education to date has been stalled by confusion manifested in the population education literature. This confusion is evident in two areas: (1) what population education is and (2) what it is supposed to do. (RE)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Environment, Environmental Education
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Mehne, Paul R.; Davis, Trenton G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
Detailed are the critical aspects of competency-based education, the development of appropriate curricula to support it, and the systems model of a professional competency network. A sample curriculum is presented. (RE)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Models
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Bavec, Nancy; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
Reported is the analysis of a stratified random sample of oil and forestry industry advertisements in selected magazines over a 20-year period. The objective of the research was to characterize the tenor of the imparted environmental messages and trends. (RE)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Environment, Environmental Education, Industry
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Gellhorn, Joyce G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1991
Summarizes events of an International Environmental Film Festival held in Boulder, Colorado. Includes reviews of new environmental films and videos presented and discussed by filmmakers, producers, and directors. Describes filmmakers roles in environmental activism and two outreach programs of the festival: Greenschools and Global Action Plan for…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Educational Media, Educational Television, Environmental Education
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Hammitt, William E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1981
Draws from perceptual and cognitive psychology to present a theoretical basis for the principles of interpretation developed by Freeman Tilden. Emphasized is cognitive map theory which holds that information units people receive, code and store are structured into cognitive models intended to represent the environment. (Author/WB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Environmental Education, Environmental Interpretation, Information Processing
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Cohen, Michael R.; Austin, Joan K. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
The study used the psychological paradigm of transactional analysis (TA) to classify and develop items for an environmental attitude questionnaire. It was concluded that TA provides a framework from which to structure questions for the questionnaire. (RE)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Environment, Environmental Education
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Weyeneth, Robert R.; Andersen, Stephen O. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1980
Experiences, group dynamics, hazards curriculum, and logistics of a canoe trip of the Mississippi River are discussed. (RE)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Canoeing, College Curriculum, Ecology
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Colpitts, William L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
Discussed are the need for interpretive services, the value of interpretive programs, problems and obstacles facing the contemporary interpretor, and the current status of the career field. Basic tenets of interpretation are examined. (RE)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Environment, Environmental Education, Nature Centers
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Stapp, William B. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
The past five years of a UNESCO-UNEP program in international environmental education are described in a year-by-year account. The program is to facilitate coordination, joint planning, and preplanning of activities essential to the development of an international program. (RE)
Descriptors: Environment, Environmental Education, International Education, International Organizations