ERIC Number: ED470852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Ecological Education in Everyday Life. ALPHA 2000.
Hautecoeur, Jean-Paul, Ed.
This document contains 18 essays that developed out of a study in which 16 researchers from 10 countries in the Western and Arab worlds examined adult education and how an ecological approach to education focusing on cultural traditions and natural environments can be more useful than education in specialized institutions. The following papers are included: "Open Carriage" (Lisa Zucker); "Ecological Approaches in Basic Education" (Jean-Paul Hautecoeur); "Ecological Education in the Living Environment" (Laila Iskandar Kamel); "Abundance as a Central Idea in Ecological Approaches in Education" (Munir Fasheh); "Ecology and Basic Education among the Indigenous Peoples of Canada" (Serge Wagner); "From Reaching In to Reaching Out: El-Warsha 1987-1999" (Hassan El-Geretly); "The Creation of Knowledge through Environmental Education" (Paolo Orefice); "An Ecological Culture for Teachers" (Viara Gurova); "Education for Regional Sustainable Development" (Jan Keller); "Environmental Adult Education in the Czech Republic" (Michal Bartos); "Literacy Practices in Local Activities: An Ecological Approach" (David Barton); "Addressing Alexandria's Environmental Problems" (Adel Abu Zahra); "The Campaign against the MAI (Multilateral Agreement on Investments) in Canada" (Brian Sarwer-Foner); "Sustainable Development Literacy in Central Appalachia" (Anthony Flaccavento); "Sustainable Community Development with Human Dimensions: The Basaisa Experience" (Salah Arafa); "Revitalizing a Depopulating Region in Hungary" (Valeria Nagy Czanka, Ildiko Mihaly); "Agricultural Development and the Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge" (Ismail Daiq, Shawkat Sarsour); "The Neweiba Seminar" (Jean-Paul Hautecoeur). Some papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Agriculture, Canada Natives, Citizenship Education, Community Education, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Context, Culturally Relevant Education, Definitions, Ecology, Educational Benefits, Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy, Environmental Education, Essays, Foreign Countries, Holistic Approach, Indigenous Populations, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Processes, Literacy Education, Nongovernmental Organizations, Organizational Effectiveness, Physical Environment, Place Based Education, Relevance (Education), Seminars, Social Action, Sustainable Development, Teacher Student Relationship, Trend Analysis
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.
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