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Stahelin, Nicolas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In this case study of an environmental education (EE) program run in public schools of Rio de Janeiro, I use a constructivist spatial analytic to interrogate notions of space, place, and territory in critical EE practices. I examine the connections between socioenvironmental relations, counter-hegemonic political activity, and education by delving…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Spatial Ability
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Meyerhoff, Eli; Thompsett, Fern – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Educational institutions have long been terrains of struggle. Schools and universities have dispossessed Indigenous peoples of their lands, cultures, and labor, whereas alternative modes of study have been central to many resistance movements, including for decolonization. In this article, we put Indigenous study projects in conversation with free…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Experimental Colleges, Environmental Education, Humanism
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Bellino, Marissa E.; Adams, Jennifer D. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article reimagines environmental education (EE), moving away from traditional models of EE rooted in nature studies and pro-environmental behaviors. Using the pedagogical praxis and intent of critical pedagogy and participatory methodologies, this critical urban environmental pedagogy (CUEP) investigates relevant socioenvironmental issues…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Action Research, Participatory Research, Environmental Education
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Moore, Sophie Sapp – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article examines the political and pedagogical role of the farm school in Haiti's largest and oldest peasants' movement, the Peasants' Movement of Papaye (MPP). It draws upon ongoing ethnographic research with MPP as well as documentary and historical analyses of agrarian politics in Haiti to situate the movement's land-based decolonial…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Social Change
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Henderson, Joseph A.; Zarger, Rebecca K. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Drawing a causal line between educational practice and ecological impact is a difficult intellectual task given the complexity of variables at work between educational event and ecological effect. This is further complicated by the anthropological fact that diverse peoples interact with nature in myriad ways. Our environmental interactions are…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Environmental Influences, Environmental Education, Anthropology
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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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Murley, Lisa D.; Gandy, S. Kay; Huss, Jeanine M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Teacher candidates conducted field hours in the nation's first net zero school, which uses the same amount of energy, measured annually, as it produces. These teacher candidates saw firsthand integration of the net zero advantages by completing a Collaborative Research Project and a Net Zero Lesson, which incorporated the use of the net zero…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Research, Student Teaching, Energy Conservation
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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article reports on a recent study into the experiences of Indigenous and allied environmental activists with teaching and learning during and as a result of Indigenous environmental movements. This inquiry is grounded in a theoretical framework informed by decolonization and cultural revitalization, social movement learning, and repressive…
Descriptors: Activism, Environmental Education, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries
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Chanse, Victoria; Mohamed, Amina; Wilson, Sacoby; Dalemarre, Laura; Leisnham, Paul T.; Rockler, Amanda; Shirmohammadi, Adel; Montas, Hubert – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In urbanized areas, incorporating residents' concerns and priorities into the stormwater management debate has focused on adults rather than youth. This study used Photovoice, a tool that includes photographs taken by youth, to uncover youth concerns and perceptions about their local watersheds. This study consisted of a comparative study of two…
Descriptors: Photography, Youth Programs, Urban Planning, Water Quality
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Smith, Gregory A.; Stevenson, Robert B. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
A study of two schools in northern Australia demonstrated the impact on Education for Sustainability (EfS) initiatives of a disruptive policy environment set in motion by neoliberal reforms focused on standards, accountability, and international competitiveness. In one of the schools, a culture characterized by trust and an emphasis on cultivating…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Neoliberalism, Educational Policy
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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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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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Mahasneh, Randa Ali; Romanowski, Michael H.; Dajani, Rana Basem – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Traditionally, education in various forms has been used as a tool to change values and behavior in children regarding the environment. This study reports findings from the We Love Reading Program that utilizes the reading of Social Stories in various communities in Jordan to address the environmental problems of Jordan. Results indicated the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Reading Programs, Behavior Change
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Passafaro, Paola; Livi, Stefano – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
An empirical investigation assessed the role of different factors of motivational, behavioral, and dispositional nature in the prediction of both perceived and actual skills concerning household waste recycling. A structured questionnaire (measuring attitudes, social norms, perceived control, need for cognitive closure, self-reported household…
Descriptors: Recycling, Prediction, Simulation, Task Analysis
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Sjöblom, Pia; Wolff, Lili-Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article describes an interview study on Finnish upper secondary school students' values of nature. Even if the Finnish adolescents' interest in nature has decreased, most of the interviewees in this study regarded nature as worthy of maintenance. They valued nature for its material, aesthetic, and recreational values, as well as its diversity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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