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Shume, Teresa – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Place-based environmental education draws on childhood experiences in nature that foster place-conscious connections to the local bioregion, and intentionally cultivate children's relationships with nature on a trajectory toward increased environmental literacy. Even though opportunities for children to bond with the local natural environment are…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Case Studies
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Boran, Gül Hanim; Bag, Hüseyin – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The aim in conducting this study is to explore the effects of argumentation on pre-service science teachers' views of the nature of science. This study used a qualitative case study and conducted with 20 pre-service science teachers. Data sources include an open-ended questionnaire and audio-taped interviews. According to pretest and posttest…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Persuasive Discourse, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Amirshokoohi, Aidin – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of Science, Technology, Society (STS) issue oriented science methods course on pre-service teachers' views and perceptions toward STS issues and instruction as well as their levels of environmental literacy. The STS issue oriented curriculum was designed to help pre-service teachers improve…
Descriptors: Science and Society, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Riedinger, Kelly – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
In this exploratory case study, I investigated the ways that youth engaged in negotiating their identity during learning conversations at an informal science education camp. In particular, I was interested in exploring the ways that youth positioned themselves within their learning group and how this influenced their identities as learners of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Identification (Psychology), Science Education, Informal Education
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Kazempour, Mahsa – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2014
The case study reported in this paper is part of a larger multiple cross case analysis focusing on pre-service teachers with various initial confidence and attitudes toward science and science teaching. In this paper, the focus will be on one elementary teacher candidate, Lisa, who began the science methods course with a negative attitude and low…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Sancar-Tokmak, Hatice; Surmeli, Hikmet; Ozgelen, Sinan – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2014
The aim of this case study was to examine pre-service science teachers' (PSTs) perceptions of their Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) development after creating digital stories based on science topics drawn from the national curriculum. A total of 21 PSTs enrolled in Introduction to Computers II participated in the study. Data…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Morag, Orly; Tal, Tali; Rotem-Keren, Tammy – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2013
In this study on long-term educational programs (LTP) in nature, facilitated by an environmental agency we followed two distinct programs enacted in schools and in nature parks as case studies. Data were collected through observations of activities in schools and in the outdoors and through interviews with students, teachers and facilitators. In…
Descriptors: Parks, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Field Trips