ERIC Number: ED335233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Trends and Issues Related to the Preparation of Teachers for Environmental Education. [Environmental Education Information Report.]
Disinger, John F.; Howe, Robert W.
This publication reviews the literature pertaining to teacher education in, about, and for environmental education. The first section includes the definition, goals, and objective of environmental education. The second section summarizes the recent and current status of environmental education in elementary and secondary schools in the United States, with attention to implications for teacher education. Sections III and IV deal with foundation and content competencies for environmental educators. Section V addresses current teacher education activities in the field, and the sixth section summarizes trends and issues in preservice and inservice teacher education for environmental learning. A list of 52 references is provided. (KR)
Descriptors: College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods, Technology
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education, The Ohio State University, 1200 Chambers Rd., Room 310, Columbus, OH 43212.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.