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ERIC Number: EJ800445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-1467-6370
Environmental Worldview and Concern of College Students in the Philippines
Su, Glenn L. Sia
International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, v9 n1 p39-47 2008
Purpose: Most people profess to care for the environment, but there is considerable diversity on what people generally care for and the reasons for their concern. This study aims to understand college students' worldviews, attitudes, and perceptions and determine the factors affecting their environmental concern. The study aims to focus on college students, as they will be tomorrow's leaders and stakeholders. Design/methodology/approach: Copies of a self-administered questionnaire were distributed to selected public and private universities in the Philippines. The binomial logistic regression analysis determined the factors predicting the probability of the students' environmental concern. Findings: Gender and environmental attitudes affect students' environmental concern ( p less than 0.05). Most of the students' expressed strong environmentally supportive views and beliefs. Originality/value: The derived model confirmed that gender and environmental attitudes are significant factors to students' environmental concern. (Contains 4 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Philippines