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Meyer, Manulani Aluli – Environmental Education Research, 2014
This short piece offers two literal and figurative snapshots of what land education looks like in action in Hawaii. The first snapshot depicts a contemporary example of Indigenous Hawaiian taro cultivation in the Limahuli valley on the island of Kauai. The second snapshot illustrates the food sovereignty movement in Waianae, Oahu located at the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Agriculture, Food
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Ballantyne, Roy; Packer, Jan – Environmental Education Research, 2005
Environmental education, both in and outside of the classroom, aims to facilitate adoption of sustainable practice by both school students and the general public. This paper explores the role of free-choice learning experiences in this regard. An overview of theoretical approaches underpinning free-choice learning research is provided, examples…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Attitudes, Attitude Change
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Falk, John H. – Environmental Education Research, 2005
Education is a lifelong endeavor; the public learns in many places and contexts, for a diversity of reasons, throughout their lives. During the past couple of decades, there has been a growing awareness that free-choice learning experiences--learning experiences where the learner exercises a large degree of choice and control over the what, when…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Environmental Education, Informal Education, Nonformal Education
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Mucunguzi, Patrick – Environmental Education Research, 1995
Reviews contemporary environmental education in Uganda. Presents a new approach that emphasizes the adoption of multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, people-centered, and participatory programs in environmental concerns. Embraces the diversity of the biophysical, social, and economic environments and is closely associated with permanent…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries