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Lakhan, Calvin – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This study used Azjen's Theory of Planned Behavior to examine how pro-recycling and pro-environmental messaging delivered by religious leaders affects stated recycling behavior among ethnic minorities. Using data collected from 12 religious institutions in three Ontario, Canada, communities, a promotion and education program was developed to: (1)…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Recycling, Conservation (Environment), Religious Factors
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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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Olsson, Daniel; Gericke, Niklas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This study extends previous environmental education research on gender differences by investigating the gender gap between boys' and girls' sustainability consciousness. The issue of whether the gender gap in environmental education can be identified also in sustainability education is addressed. It has been suggested that Education for…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Environmental Education, 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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Peffer, Tamara Elizabeth; Bodzin, Alec M.; Smith, Judith Duffield – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This study examined the use of instructional and learning technologies by nonformal environmental educators. A 40-question survey was developed to inquire about practitioner demographics, technology use in practice, and beliefs about technology. The survey consisted of multiple choice, open-ended questions, and a Likert-type scale component--the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Self Efficacy, Environmental Education, Measures (Individuals)
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Heimlich, Joe E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This article presents data from a mixed-methods study that collected data through surveys (n = 656), interviews (n = 15), and discussion groups (n = 75) to explore the use of social strategies such as education and outreach by non-governmental organizations and government agencies to reach outcomes related to biodiversity conservation and resource…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Public Agencies, Discussion Groups, Biodiversity
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Leppanen, Jaana M.; Haahla, Anu E.; Lensu, Anssi M.; Kuitunen, Markku T. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Are adolescents' environmental attitudes similar to their parents' attitudes? The main objective of this study is to examine what quantitative associations, if any, exist in parent-child environmental attitudes within the family. The survey data was collected assessing attitudes toward the environment and nature from 15-year-old students (n = 237)…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Lawrence, Eva K. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
This study examined college students' visits to natural areas on campus and how these visits relate to place identity and environmentally responsible behaviors. The majority (76.5%) of the 115 participants visited the natural areas, and 55.7% of these students visited for a course requirement. Students who lived on campus, were younger, and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Humanities, Natural Resources, Conservation (Environment)
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Zint, Michaela T.; Covitt, Beth A.; Dowd, Patrick F. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
We conducted an evaluability assessment of the U.S. Forest Service's "More Kids in the Woods" internal grant initiative based on a review of 26 funded proposals, the creation of logic models, and a survey of project leaders. Evaluations of the initiative are warranted because it has clear outcome objectives, is implemented as intended, and results…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Forestry, Public Agencies, Grants
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Forbes, Cory T.; Zint, Michaela – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
This exploratory study investigated elementary teachers' beliefs about, perceived competencies for, and reported use of scientific inquiry to promote students' learning "about" environmental issues and "for" environmental decision making and action. Data were collected through a questionnaire administered to a simple random sample of elementary…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Inquiry
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Teisl, Mario F.; Anderson, Mark W.; Noblet, Caroline L.; Criner, George K.; Rubin, Jonathan; Dalton, Timothy – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
Most outcomes assessment in higher education has focused on content knowledge or skills development; however, attitudinal change is also a legitimate focus of assessment. We use the New Ecological Paradigm (NEP) to test whether courses designed to meet the same university environmental literacy requirement changed student environmental attitudes,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Environmental Education, College Faculty, Teacher Characteristics
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Bruyere, Brett; Nash, Peter E.; Mbogella, Felix – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
Theories of responsible environmental behavior (REB) have most often been applied in developed countries and to direct forms of REB such as recycling and conserving water. This study applied a model of REB to a developing country setting in Tanzania based in part on variables from a Hungerford and Volk (1990) model and targeting an indirect form…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ownership, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations
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Arnocky, Steven; Stroink, Mirella L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
In a survey of Canadian university students (N = 205), the relationship between majoring in an outdoor recreation university program and environmental concern, cooperation, and behavior were examined. Stepwise linear regression indicated that enrollment in outdoor recreation was predictive of environmental behavior and ecological cooperation; and…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Cooperation, Ecology, Regression (Statistics)
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Thapa, Brijesh – Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
Outdoor recreation participation has increased over the past decades and is projected for further growth. Given the increase, it is important to assess recreationists' environmental values, activity style, general, and site-specific attitudes and behaviors to promote environmental stewardship, and to develop effective strategies in natural…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Natural Resources, Recreation, Attitudes
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Gotschi, Elisabeth; Vogel, Stefan; Lindenthal, Thomas; Larcher, Manuela – Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
In 2005 a survey was used to investigate social norms and attitudes of Viennese high school students (14-20 years, n = 340) toward organic products. Young people, who already participate in household decisions and consume organic products, have not yet been recognized sufficiently in research. The Theory of Reasoned Action and discriminant…
Descriptors: Discriminant Analysis, High School Students, Surveys, Foreign Countries
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