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Cachelin, Adrienne; Paisley, Karen; Blanchard, Angela – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Significant life experience research suggests that outdoor experiences foster proenvironmental outcomes. Time spent outdoors is more frequently identified as the source of proenvironmental behavior than is education, suggesting that cognition may be less important than affect. Yet, environmental education field programs are often evaluated on…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Program Evaluation, Guidelines, Program Descriptions
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Marcinkowski, Thomas J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Over the past four decades, numerous professionals in the field of environmental education (EE) have attempted to take stock of conditions within and outside of EE. In turn, many used the results of their analyses to describe challenges to and opportunities for EE. Many of these challenges and opportunities continue to ring true today, although…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Developing Nations, Climate, Sustainable Development
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Potter, Ginger – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
In 1990, Congress passed the National Environmental Education Act, thereby charging the United States Environmental Protection Agency with providing national leadership to increase environmental literacy. Since the first appropriation in 1992, almost $100M has been spent to increase the public's awareness of environmental issues; nevertheless, the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Climate, Federal Legislation, Literacy
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Short, Philip C. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
This century will be one of continued global population growth, technological advancement, and subsequent burdens on the natural world from consumer demands. A citizenry capable of understanding the complexity of environmental issues and actively participating in their resolutions is vital. The ultimate goal of environmental educators should be to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Population Growth
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McBeth, William; Volk, Trudi L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
The authors discuss environmental literacy in the United States and present a brief summary of the results of a major national study designed to attain a baseline measure of environmental literacy among middle school students in the United States. The authors include events that led up to the study and describe future directions for environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Middle School Students, Literacy, Futures (of Society)
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Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; Obenchain, Victoria L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
The authors expanded on a previous study of students' perceptions of a residential environmental education program. Immediately prior to the students' departure and again 6 months later, they used the minute-paper and muddiest-point assessment techniques to administer an instrument that explored what students found most meaningful about their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Residential Programs
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Mueller, Michael P.; Bentley, Michael L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Curriculum reform in environmental and science education now taking place in Ghana focuses on the community and ecosystems as the context of education. In Ghana, students conduct science investigations that include games, word searches, crossword puzzles, case studies, role play, debates, projects, and ecological profiles. This curriculum reflects…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Play, Environmental Education, Ceremonies
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Morgan, Susan Conlon; Hamilton, Susan L.; Bentley, Michael L.; Myrie, Sharon – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Project Green Reach (PGR) is a children's program that has offered garden-based youth education since 1990. PGR focuses on Grade K-8 students and teachers from local Title I schools who work in teams on garden and science projects. In this exploratory study, the authors used field observations, document analysis, and past…
Descriptors: Science Projects, Environmental Education, Program Effectiveness, Botany
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Curti, Marta; Valdez, Ursula – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Many species of top predators are threatened, in large part, because of human destruction. Although conservation programs that include captive breeding, release, and research are vital, environmental education is just as important for the long-term survival of many wildlife species. In Panama, The Peregrine Fund developed an education program to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Community Education, Workshops, Foreign Countries
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Carrier, Sarah J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
The author examined the impact of environmental education lessons in a study that compared activities conducted in the schoolyard with traditional classroom activities involving elementary school boys and girls. Participants were 109 4th- and 5th-grade students. Researchers conducted a 2 (group: traditional/treatment) X 2 (gender) multivariate…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Learning Activities, Environmental Education, Females
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Bodzin, Alec M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
The author describes an after-school science club program for urban 4th-grade students that integrated instructional technologies to investigate a pond ecosystem in the local schoolyard. The author conducted a design-based evaluation study to examine the effectiveness of the program in promoting environmental attitudes and understandings of the…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Urban Areas, Grade 4, Ecology
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Desjean-Perrotta, Blanche; Moseley, Christine; Cantu, Lucas E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
In this study, the authors used drawings and sentence completions to investigate how 118 preservice elementary teachers defined the environment. The authors also examined the influence of ethnicity and dominant residential experience on the preservice teachers' perceptions of the environment. From the results of their study, the authors suggest…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Ethnicity, Environmental Education, North Americans
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Wright, J. Michael – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
An investigation of Web-based versus in-class learning environments indicated that student's environmental knowledge, beliefs, opinions, and self-perceptions were equivalent prior to participating in an introductory environmental science course. However, by the end of the 16-week course, students from the in-class group had significantly improved…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Internet, Teaching Methods, Science Curriculum
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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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Moseley, Christine; Utley, Juliana – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the environmental teaching efficacy and outcome-expectancy beliefs of elementary preservice teachers. The study also evaluated the importance of ethnicity as a construct in influencing teachers' beliefs toward environmental education. Among groups, participants involved in the Global Learning and…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Elementary School Teachers
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