ERIC Number: ED052019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Education and the Environmental Crisis.
Evans, Jeremy, Ed.; Boyden, Stephen, Ed.
These proceedings of a conference sponsored by the International Biological Programme committee of the Australian Academy of Science contain the six major papers presented to the conference. An overview of the perspectives and responsibilities resulting from environmental change is followed by an outline of a strategy for curriculum development and implementation in environmental education at elementary and secondary levels. Three other papers are concerned with biological education; one an analysis of curricula and textbooks used in Australian schools from the point of view of relevance to environmental issues; one an account of a biologically based environmental education course for non-biologists at university level; and one the discussion of teaching biology to infants. A paper on the responsibilities of the mass media for producing an groups on "Environmental Education in the Schools,""Environmental Education in the Community,""Environmental Education at the Tertiary Level" and "The Education of Environmental Scientists" conclude the report. A list of conference participants is appended. (AL)
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Authoring Institution: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra.