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Tan, Esther; So, Hyo-Jeong – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This article examined the role of environmental interaction in interdisciplinary thinking and the use of different knowledge resource types. The case study was conducted with two classes (N = 40) of 8th-grade students, ages 13 to 14. The outdoor trail aimed to help students synthesize history, geography, and science knowledge. Two groups'…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Interaction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outdoor Education
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Bernstein, Jennifer; Szuster, Brian W. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Researchers have long aimed to quantify environmental attitudes, subsequently incorporating them into more comprehensive models of values, attitudes, and behaviors. However, many metrics, notably the New Environmental Paradigm scale, conflate a situated, incomplete set of environmental attitudes with pro-environmental worldviews generally.…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), World Views, Public Opinion, Natural Resources
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Camasso, Michael J.; Jagannathan, Radha – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
In this article we describe the development, implementation, and some of the early impacts of Nurture thru Nature (NtN), an American after-school and summer program designed to introduce elementary school students in disadvantaged, urban public schools to natural science and environmental education. The program, which began operations in 2010 as a…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Elementary School Students, Natural Resources
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Surata, Sang Putu Kaler; Vipriyanti, Nyoman Utari – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Bali's subak cultural landscape, with its ancient and extensive paddy-fields and irrigation system, is a valuable resource for place-based education. However, this landscape is threatened by various problems. Here we analyze the relationships among Balinese teachers, student teachers, and students, and review their knowledge, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Nakagawa, Yoshifumi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Environmental education as a theory and practice of ecopedagogical simulation positively acknowledges various accidental happenings in the learner's experience. By working with and on the accidents, the learner is encouraged to imagine the real object that escapes his/her experience and thus cannot be and should not be reduced into human…
Descriptors: Tourism, Environmental Education, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Rodrigues, Cae – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This elaboration of an ecopedagogy in movementscapes aims to present an empirically informed account of the concept of "ecomotricity" as manifested in the living body interacting in/with nature (human-and-other-than-human). This interaction is ludic (where pleasure or joy/happiness gives meaning to the lived experience) and ecological…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Ecology, Environmental Education, Human Body
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Dunkley, Ria Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This emergent field of ecopedagogy gives little conceptual, methodological, and empirical consideration to the significance of spatial and temporal elements of environmental learning. This article focuses on both spatial and temporal components of three ecopedagogic instances, examining experiences from participant's perspective. Specific…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Time, Teaching Methods
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Stewart, Alistair James – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This article enacts Deleuze and Guattari's (1987) concept "assemblage" to craft a riverScape pedagogy that is informed by, and responsive to, the Murray Cod, the river, and its circumstances. The Murray Cod, the largest fish species in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin, has diverse cultural meanings. Cod are at once a creation being of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Natural Resources, Water, Earth Science
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Payne, Phillip G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The final part of this Special Issue (SI) of "The Journal of Environmental Education" presents: (1) an empirically informed outline of a nascent practice theory of ecopedagogy as/in scapes; and (2) a conceptual-philosophical frame for continued research, inquiry, and critique into ecopedagogy as/in scapes. In so doing, it demonstrates…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Theories, Educational Research
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Whitehouse, Hilary – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
OceanScaping/scoping and the ecopedagogy of snorkeling are not well documented in the environmental education literature. This article focuses on the educative value of immersive saltwater experiences as pedagogical experience/s within coral reefs offshore from the tropical Australian city of Cairns. Drawing on a series of autoethnographic…
Descriptors: Oceanography, Ethnography, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
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Fletcher, Robert – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
It has become commonplace to argue that greater "connection with nature" is needed to mobilize support for both biodiversity conservation and environmentalism generally, and hence to call for more effective environmental education to achieve this. I employ a political ecology lens to problematize this increasingly conventional wisdom by…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Natural Resources, Political Issues
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Adams, Sabirah; Savahl, Shazly – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
The emerging interest in "spaces of childhood" over the past two decades can be identified across numerous disciplines. A substantial body of research has indicated that children's active engagement within the natural environment is associated with a range of cognitive, physical, affective, and moral developmental benefits. Although…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Literature Reviews, Children, Adolescents
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Iared, Valéria Ghisloti; de Oliveira, Haydée Torres; Payne, Phillip G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
One aim of environmental education is to encourage different ways of generating meanings of, valuing, conceiving, and contextualizing "nature." The field of aesthetics provides an affective basis for interpreting our perceptions of environments and relations with other more-than-human beings. This critical essay examines some of the key…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Hermeneutics, Phenomenology
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Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Stefan Bengtsson's commentary about policy hegemony discusses the alternative discourses of socialism, nationalism, and globalism. However, Stefan does not adequately demonstrate how these discourses can overcome the Dominant Western Worldview (DWW), which is imbued with anthropocentrism. It will be argued here that most policy choices promoting…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Kil, Namyun – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This study examined the effects of vicarious experiences of nature, environmental attitudes, and recreation benefits sought by participants on their support for funding of natural resources and alternative energy options. Using a national scenic trail user survey, results demonstrated that vicarious experiences of nature influenced environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Educational Experience, Correlation
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