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Liu, Shu-Chiu; Lin, Huann-shyang – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
A draw-and-explain task and questionnaire were used to explore Taiwanese undergraduate students' mental models of the environment and whether and how they relate to their environmental affect and behavioral commitment. We found that students generally held incomplete mental models of the environment, focusing on objects rather than on processes or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Environment, Cognitive Structures
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Liu, Shiang-Yao; Yeh, Shin-Cheng; Liang, Shi-Wu; Fang, Wei-Ta; Tsai, Huei-Min – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Taiwan's government enacted the Environmental Education Act in June 2011. In the beginning of the implementation of the Act, a national assessment of schoolteachers' environmental literacy was performed in order to establish the baseline for evaluating the effectiveness of environmental education policy. This large-scale assessment involved a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education
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Li, Shu-Chu Sarrina – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
This study used Witte's extended parallel process model to examine the relationships between the use of fear appeals and college students' attitudes and behavioral intentions toward global warming. A pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design was adopted. Three hundred forty-one college students from six communication courses at two universities…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
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Hsu, Shih-Jang – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
This study assessed the effects of an environmental education (EE) course on college students' responsible environmental behavior and associated environmental literacy variables. This undergraduate course emphasized issue investigating-evaluation and action training. A nonequivalent control group design was used. The results of this study showed…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Development, College Students, Locus of Control
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Hsu, Shih-Jang; Roth, Robert E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1996
Assesses the environmental knowledge and attitudes held by community leaders in the Hualien area of Taiwan. The overall level of environmental knowledge was determined to be moderately high and attitudes appear to be positive. Education level was the best predictor of environmental knowledge and attitudes. (Author/AIM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Attitudes, Community Leaders, Environmental Education
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Chou, Ju; Roth, Robert E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1995
In this cross-cultural study, underlying constructs for environmental education were compared using faculty responses from Ohio State University and the National Taiwan University. Four constructs were identified as important elements for environmental education at both universities: environmental ethics, population and quality of life,…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Cross Cultural Studies, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries