ERIC Number: ED292608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Trends and Issues in Environmental Education: EE in School Curricula. Reports of a Symposium and a Survey. Environmental Education Information Reports.
Disinger, John F., Comp.
Charting the curricular institutionalization of environmental education, particularly as it seeks to establish an appropriate niche in the K-12 curriculum, was the focus of a recent symposium held at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education in October, 1987. Contained in this document are the papers presented at the symposium and a survey of 40 states regarding practices related to environmental education. Papers include: "By Way of Beginning: 14 Scholars, 14 Views" (Paul F. Brandwein); "WholeEarth Learning: An Infused Approach to Education about the Environment" (Cheryl Charles); "The Educational Context: Environmental Education in the School Curriculum" (Paul Hart); "Environmental Education and Student Behaviors" (Harold R. Hungerford); "Environmental Education in the School Curriculum: The Research Base" (Louis A. Iozzi); "Environmental Education in the Curriculum: It's Already There!" (David C. Engleson); "The Problem of Curriculum Infusion in Environmental Education" (Milton McClaren); "Environmental Education: The Right Product at the Right Time" (Rudolph J. H. Schafer); "An STS Perspective on Environmental Education in the School Curriculum" (Peter A. Rubba); "Alternative Curriculum Models for Environmental Education" (Chris Buethe); "(How) Can Interdisciplinarity Be Implemented?" (William F. Hammond); "Beyond Infusion and Single Subjects: The Issue of Fit of Environmental Education in the Curriculum" (Ian Robottom); "The Brain-Mind System and Infusion" (Bob Samples); "Environmental Education: Larger than a Single Curriculum" (Kay Monroe Smith); and "Environmental Education in the School Curriculum: Does It Fit?" (Jerry Hodge). John F. Disinger's "Survey Report: Current Practice: Environmental Education in U.S. School Curricula" concludes the document. The appendixes give information on the symposium participants and survey respondants and a copy of the survey form. (TW)
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Curriculum Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Interdisciplinary Approach, Models, Science and Society, Student Behavior
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Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH.; North American Association for Environmental Education, Troy, OH.