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Kerret, Dorit; Orkibi, Hod; Ronen, Tammie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This study examined a moderated mediation model with 254 Israeli junior high school students, hypothesizing that students' environmental hope would simultaneously mediate the relationship between their engagement in school-based environmental activities (green engagement) and their environmental behavior as well as their positivity ratio, but that…
Descriptors: Models, Environmental Education, Self Control, Skill Development
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Carmi, Nurit; Arnon, Sara; Orion, Nir – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
The present study was based on the premise that environmental knowledge can drive environmental behavior only if it arouses environmental emotions. Using a structural equations modeling approach, we tested the direct, as well as the indirect (mediated) effects of knowledge on behavior and assessed the mediating role of environmental emotions. We…
Descriptors: Role, Behavior Change, Emotional Response, Learning Processes
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Negev, Maya; Garb, Yaakov – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Recent thinking in multicultural education can contribute to environmental education (EE) in culturally diverse societies. This article uses case studies of two minorities in Israel to illustrate the potential for bringing together these two areas of educational research that have developed significantly in recent years. After introducing the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Environmental Education, Case Studies, Minority Groups
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Eilam, Efrat; Trop, Tamar – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
This article addresses issues regarding implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within formal education systems. In particular, it seeks to identify the basic essential components of ESD pedagogy. The authors present a theoretical pedagogical framework based on accumulated theory and experience in the field. The framework…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Citizenship Responsibility
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Negev, Maya; Garb, Yaakov; Biller, Roni; Sagy, Gonen; Tal, Alon – Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
In a national evaluation of environmental literacy in Israel, (Negev, Sagy, Garb, Salzberg, & Tal, 2008), the authors included both multiple choice questions and open questions. In this article the authors describe the qualitative analysis of the answers to an open question regarding a local environmental problem. Most participants specified…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Environmental Research, Literacy
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Negev, Maya; Sagy, Gonen; Garb, Yaakov; Salzberg, Alan; Tal, Alon – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
The authors conducted a national survey of 6th- and 12th-grade students in Israel to evaluate their environmental literacy, including the dimensions of environmental knowledge, attitudes, and behavior. In this article, the authors present the results of the survey, the correlations between these different dimensions, and their associations with…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Environment, Grade 6
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Pe'er, Sara; Goldman, Daphne; Yavetz, Bela – Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
The authors report the environmental attitudes and knowledge of 765 1st-year students in 3 teacher-training colleges in Israel and examine the relationship between these variables and background factors and their relationship to environmental behavior. Although the students' environmental knowledge was limited, their overall attitudes toward the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Program Attitudes
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Goldman, Daphne; Yavetz, Bela; Pe'er, Sara – Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
The authors measured the level of environmental behavior of new students in 3 major teacher-training colleges in Israel and investigated the relationship between behavior and background factors. Factor analysis of students' responses resulted in grouping of environmental behavior items into 6 categories that represent increasing levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Environmental Education, Literacy
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Tamir, Pinchas – Journal of Environmental Education, 1991
Survey responses from a stratified sample, across school type, of Israeli tenth graders (n=544) indicate that informal and nonformal science activities are associated with a distinctive commitment to science and science learning. Further, school conditions, home influences, and career aspirations appear to mediate the decision to participate in…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Environmental Education, Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
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Zoller, Uri – Journal of Environmental Education, 1987
Provides an overview of the interdisciplinary science, student, and value-oriented approach of the Israeli Environmental Education Project (IEEP). Presents the projects learning model which identifies the scope of the studies, student activities, teaching strategies, content, and the four curriculum units. (ML)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education