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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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Warner, Benjamin P.; Elser, Monica – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
We provide an overview of research in sustainability education. We argue that the interconnectedness of environmental sustainability programs at K-12 schools is one metric by which sustainability education can be conceptualized. We present a new measure of whole-school sustainability, or "interconnectedness," and then use it to compare…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Effective Schools Research, Environmental Education, School Surveys
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Ernst, Julie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
The term environment-based education (EBE) describes a form of school-based environmental education that uses the environment as a context for integrating subjects and a source of real-world learning experiences. Because of the importance of administrator support in teachers' use of EBE (Ernst, 2009), survey research was conducted to explore…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrators, Consciousness Raising
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Ernst, Julie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
The term "environment-based education" describes a form of school-based environmental education in which an instructor uses the local environment as a context for integrating subjects and a source of real world learning experiences. Despite the growing body of evidence that supports the educational efficacy of this instructional approach and its…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Discriminant Analysis, Environmental Education
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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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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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Kim, Kyung-Ok – Journal of Environmental Education, 2003
Describes the Environmental Education Curriculum Inventory, which was used to evaluate environmental education (EE) curricula and programs to determine how well they represent EE's substantive structure as expressed in the Goals for Curriculum Development in Environmental Education. (Contains 28 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Jickling, Bob – Journal of Environmental Education, 2003
Explains that there will always be uncertainty about educationally appropriate responses to controversial issues. Education suggests a fluidity of meaning that shifts across a range of contexts, and what needs to be done will be found on a case-by-case and context-by-context basis in a mediated and negotiated third space. (Contains 48 references.)…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Vaughan, Christopher; Gack, Julie; Solorazano, Humberto; Ray, Robert – Journal of Environmental Education, 2003
Examines the hypothesis that children learn and retain conservation principles in school environments and transfer them to their parents. Students, parents, and an adult control group were given a pre-test and two post-tests eight months apart. Theorizes that parents did indeed learn from children and that both groups transmitted information to…
Descriptors: Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Hungerford, Harold – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Presents a conversation with John Disinger, a distinguished environmental educator, on environmental education and his career. (Contains 19 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Leadership
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Depken, Diane E.; Zeman, Catherine L.; Lensch, Ellen Kabat; Brown, Edward J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Describes the background, activities, and outcomes of the Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) and its Summer Fellows Institutes as a model for disciplinary and cross-disciplinary infusion of environmental science and technology content, curriculum, and methods into the classroom. Presents experiences, themes, and activities…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Development
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Shepardson, Daniel P.; Harbor, Jon; Cooper, Barbara; McDonald, Jim – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Professional development programs should provide teachers with experiences that develop their knowledge and skills to integrate environmental field studies into their school curriculum. Reports on a professional development model that engaged teachers in designing and conducting local environmental science research projects. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Professional Development
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Herremans, Irene M.; Reid, Robin E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Discusses the use of the sustainability triad as a framework for teaching sustainability in the classroom. Uses a short case study of a national park to show how the triad can be used to determine if its three dimensions (economic, social, and environmental) are congruent or in conflict with each other. (Contains 17 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Learning Processes, Perception
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Winther, Austin A.; Volk, Trudi L.; Shrock, Sharon A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Compares a qualitative study of teacher decision making during the first year of implementation of an environmental education curriculum. Examines perceptions of training, the program, administrative and peer support, and the manner in which the program was implemented in each classroom. Reports that teachers' perceptions stemmed from cognitive…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Problem Based Learning
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Hungerford, Harold – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Reports on a conversation with Dr. Richard Wilke, a distinguished environmental education professor at the University of Wisconsin. Discusses the role of educators, contributions, changes, and Dr. Wilke's opinions on environmental education. (YDS)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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