ERIC Number: ED224725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
International Conference on Environmental Education (Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, India, December 16-20, 1981). Abstracts.
Bhat, J. L., Ed.; Bandhu, Desh, Ed.
Abstracts of papers presented at the International Conference on Environmental Education are included in this document. Although title, author(s), and abstract are provided for each of the 124 entries, a table of contents and author/subject index are not included. Topics and issues addressed focus on various aspects of environmental education curriculum, instruction, instructional strategies, courses, programs, and specific topics (such as education in landscape architecture) at all educational levels. These include, among others, environmental degradation and the future of man; planning for culturally relevant environmental education; newspapers' role in educating the masses on environmental education issues in India; the relationship between population education and environmental education; the role of environmental education in society; environmental education for professionals/decision-makers in physical planning; the importance of integrated earth-science studies; instructional model for environmental education; anthropology and environmental education; awareness versus education on environment; the role of research and development institutions in environmental education; the teaching of environmental geoscience in Indian universities; needs of global environmental policy for using fossil fuels; climatic control of agroecosystems in western India; women's health risk problems associated with traditional fuels use and energy alternatives in India; and the education necessary for a scientific assessment of environmental impact of water development projects. (JN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Agriculture, Course Descriptions, Ecology, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Fuels, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mass Media, Physical Environment, Pollution, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Science Education
Indian Environmental Society, 8, Darya Ganj, New Delhi-110002, India.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Environmental Society, New Delhi.