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Zylstra, Matthew; Esler, Karen; Knight, Andrew; Le Grange, Lesley – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The concept of "connectedness with nature" is increasingly used in environmental and sustainability discourse. However, this construct has also been critiqued and proponents charged with harboring an ambivalence that paradoxically reinforces a sense of separation from "nature". We respond to one critique by demonstrating that…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Attitudes, Ecology, Sustainability
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Bengtsson, Stefan Lars – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The different responses, interpretations, and consequent critiques of Stefan Lars Bengtsson's "Hegemony and the Politics of Policy Making for Education for Sustainable Development" highlight how the various critical outlooks are framed by, seemingly, incommensurable positions, or figures of reasoning, that inform their thinking.…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Policy Formation, Educational Policy
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Lotz-Sisitka, Heila – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
In this response article, I draw on critical realist perspectives to engage with the argument put forward in Bengtsson's study, which sees agency as an ontological necessity for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) policy engagement. Bengtsson supports a notion of the logic of contingent action over the logic of power as dominance,…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Policy
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Strife, Susan – Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
Recently the environmental movement has seen much success and progress under a newly-framed green paradigm. Yet, despite the proliferation of national attention to, and public interest in, the go-green mentality, environmental education still seems to be stuck within the old environmental paradigm. This critical essay shares lessons that…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Models, Environmental Education
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Rennie, Scott – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
From its inception, environmental education (EE) has shouldered the imposition of impartiality on its methods and practices. Considering the reality of global climate change, the author urges the adoption of the more accurate theory of humans' relation to the natural world. This theory necessitates partiality toward healthy, functioning natural…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Nature Nurture Controversy, Advocacy
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Cole, Anna Gahl – Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
In response to calls for discourse that builds on the substantive structure of environmental education in efforts to further the scope of the field, this article reexamines key principles of environmental education through the multidisciplinary lenses of critical pedagogy, the environmental justice movement, and more recent definitions of…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods
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Meyer, Nathan J.; Munson, Bruce H. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
The authors explored the perceived effects of an environmental expressive writing exercise by using a modified phenomenological method. The authors asked preservice teachers enrolled in a required public university science and society education course to compose multigenre compositions describing personal environmental impacts, followed by written…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Science and Society, Writing (Composition), Writing Assignments
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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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Simmons, Bora; Volk, Trudi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Features a conversation with Dr. Harold Hungerford, the president of the Center for Instruction, Staff Development, and Evaluation (CISDE), on the goals of environmental education and experiences in his career. (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Environmental Education, Higher 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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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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Holsman, Robert H. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Discusses environmental education and the influence of politics on this field of study. Explores several criticisms of environmental education and tries to defend the field. (SAH)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Financial Support, Grants, Higher Education
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Tsuji, Leonard J. S.; Nieboer, Evert – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Describes a study designed to examine the effectiveness of the family-based environmental education lead poisoning program called "The Adventure of Lead Commander". Design and methodological weaknesses call into question the conclusions reached in the study. The effectiveness of the educational program cannot be ascertained from the data…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Lead Poisoning
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Wood, Barbara Bonsall – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Evaluates an environmental education professional development course using Stake's Countenance Model as the organizational framework. A complex analysis of 10 course features using eight evaluation instruments focused on congruence between what was intended to occur and what was actually observed to occur before, during, and after instruction.…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Moore, Christopher J.; Huber, Richard A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Urges the environmental education community to recognize that the time is ripe for educators to embrace education reform initiatives based on the National Science Education Standards, and the development of promising Internet resources for teaching environmental sciences. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Environmental Education, Internet, National Standards
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