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ERIC Number: EJ1088640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2289-3024
Informal and Formal Environmental Education Infusion: Actions of Malaysian Teachers and Parents among Students in a Polluted Area
Mustam, Baniah; Daniel, Esther Sarojini
Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, v4 n1 p9-20 2016
The study explored Environmental Education infusion among students by teachers and parents in two schools located in a highly polluted area. Qualitative data was collected through observations, interviews and an open-ended questionnaire. Participants of the observations and interviews were 6 Secondary 4 students, 6 teachers and 6 parents. Participants for the open-ended survey consisted of 60 Secondary 4 students, 30 teachers and 30 parents. Data from the three sources were triangulated to identify how Environmental Education infusion happened through formal and informal education in school and at home. Findings indicate that parents and teachers do make an effort to infuse elements of environmental education through different ways.
University of Malaya Faculty of Education. Kuala Lumpur 50603 Malaysia. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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