ERIC Number: ED356960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Education Research. Seminar Report (London, England, United Kingdom, December 3, 1991).
Council for Environmental Education, London (England).
The seminar aimed to improve the degree and quality of Environmental Education Research (EER) in the context of global environmental change with particular emphasis on the role of the social sciences. The report is divided into six sections and appendices. Section 1, an introduction, includes the seminar background, aim, objectives, and chair's introduction. Section 2 is comprised of submitted papers, arranged under two headings: (1) A Critical Review of EER; and (2) Measuring the State of Environmental Education (EE). Section 3 includes summaries of seminar presentations concerning policies, opinions, actions, and conclusions of an international survey. This survey indicates the status of EE in the curriculum of educational systems. Working group reports summarized in section 4 include the topics of the nature and context of EER, key areas for EER, and specifications for research. Section 5 includes a discussion of philosophical and practical issues. The Chair's closing observation and broad conclusions comprise section 6. Appendices include a review of general and evaluative research, international research programs, funding sources, references, registers and journals with EER reports, and a list of participants. (MCO)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Needs Assessment, Social Sciences
Information Division, Economic and Social Research Council, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon SN2 1UJ, England.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Economic and Social Research Council, Lancaster (England).
Authoring Institution: Council for Environmental Education, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom