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ERIC Number: EJ556124
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0144-9281
Fostering a Sense of Place: Bioregional Education in Theory and Practice.
Diffenderfer, Mark; Earle, Jason
International Journal of Environmental Education and Information, v16 n3 p225-36 Jul-Sep 1997
Discusses the nature of bioregional education and describes a program at the Mather Museum in Cleveland. Students learned about the ecology of Lake Erie, environmental impact, and the roles of regulatory agencies and individual action in its preservation. Bioregional education focuses on the ethics of caring and an extended definition of community, incorporates nonlecture techniques, and encourages cooperative experiential learning. (PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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