ERIC Number: ED396907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Education for Sustainable Development for Primary School Teachers and Teacher Educators in Africa.
Muyanda-Mutebi, Peter, Ed.; Yiga-Matovu, Martin, Ed.
This publication is one of the tangible responses of the African Social and Environmental Studies Programme (ASESP) to the challenges of sustainable development which were presented to the world by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). It seeks to increase the chances of attaining sustainable development by building capacity for it through environmental education. This content and methods book aims to enhance the knowledge and pedagogical competencies of teachers, student teachers, and tutors to effectively deal with environmental education learning and training. The ten chapters in this book are practical and action-oriented and contain assignments and activities necessary for effective learning, teaching, and training in environmental education. Chapters include: (1) "The Environment: What It Is"; (2) "Environmental Education in Perspective"; (3) "What is Known About Learning, Remembering, and Effective Teaching When Applied to Environmental Education"; (4) "Environmental Issues and Problems"; (5) "Methods, Techniques, and Strategies for Teaching Environmental Education"; (6) "Applying Methods, Techniques, and Strategies to Environmental Education"; (7) "Teaching and Learning Resources"; (8) "Classroom Evaluation of Environmental Education"; (9) "Natural Resources"; and (10) "Technology and the Environment". (JRH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: African Social & Environmental Studies Program, Nairobi (Kenya).