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Lai, Ching-San – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
Environmental education has recently received much more attention than before among elementary school students' science learning in Taiwan. The major purpose of this study is to explore the learning outcomes on environmental education for 5th graders in Taipei. A quasi-experimental design with a single group was used in this study. Students in the…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Environmental Education, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Ilma, Silfia; Wijarini, Fitri – Online Submission, 2017
Environmental education subject aims to form students who have the character to maintain the environment. One effort to achieve the objectives of the Environmental education subject is the local Environmental Education Textbook Based on Local Potencies. This research was aimed to produce textbook of environment-based education subject…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Textbook Preparation, Needs Assessment
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Mnyusiwalla, Laila; Bardecki, Michal – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This study reviews the Ontario secondary school curriculum in light of recommendations made by the 2007 Bondar Report, "Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future." It analyzes curriculum expectations and enrollment data for the purpose of reporting upon and providing recommendations for place-based environmental education. The extent and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Bowers, Alison W.; Roth, Noelle Wyman; Holthuis, Nicole – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Many practitioners and researchers describe academic and environmental benefits of environmental education for kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) students. To consider the empirical underpinnings of those program descriptions, we systematically analyzed the peer-reviewed literature (1994-2013), focusing on outcomes of environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Ho, Shyue-Yung; Chen, Wen-Te; Hsu, Wei-Ling – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Environmental education is essential for people to pursue sustainable development. In Taiwan, environmental education is taught to students until they graduate from junior high school. This study was conducted to establish an assessment system for junior high schools to select appropriate environmental education facilities and sites. A mix of…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Statistical Analysis
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Gough, Annette; Whitehouse, Hilary – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Fifteen years ago we explored the implications of adopting a poststructuralist feminist research methodology in environmental education research and practice. We argued that speaking the world into existence provides multiple ways of thinking about and comprehending environmental knowledge and the way we experience ourselves in space, time, and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Feminism, Postmodernism
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Dada, Deborah O.; Eames, Chris; Calder, Nigel – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
One of the goals of environmental education is the development of environmental literacy. The development of environmental literacy for preservice teachers is critical if they are to be confident and competent to deliver environmental education in schools. Little is known about the impact of environmental education on preservice teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Imamura, Mitsuyuki – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2017
Environmental education has not spread as widely in Japan as expected and therefore has not had any significant impact on environmental problems, even though many educators and researchers have devoted themselves to environmental educational practice. Why is environmental education not popular in Japan, and what does this tell us? The purpose of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Cho, Yoori; Lee, Dowon – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The concept of emotional affinity and connection with nature using the term of "biophilia" along with its counter-part "biophobia" has been merely researched in the area of environmental education. In this study, it was hypothesized that children's negative emotions (biophobia) such as fear towards insects can be changed into…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Attitudes, Entomology, Ecology
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Manase, Joseph – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Various studies about the environment consider different factors as sources of environmental deterioration. Such studies have not paid much attention on education as the remedy for environmental sustainability. Other studies have rarely considered environmental education approaches as the reason for lack of success in environmental education…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Focus Groups
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Granit-Dgani, Dafna; Kaplan, Avi; Flum, Hanoch – Environmental Education Research, 2017
This article reports on the development of a theory-informed assessment instrument for use in evaluating environmental education programs. The instrument involves coding learners' brief reflective writing on five established educational and social psychological constructs that correspond to five important goals of environmental education:…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Formative Evaluation, Coding, Writing (Composition)
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Yanniris, Constantinos – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
For the first time after decades of expansion and systematic innovative practice, environmental education in Greece faces an uncertain future as a result of the contemporary political and economic crisis. This research aims to contribute to the international exchange of good practices by focusing on the effects and functions of the Greek network…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Outdoor Education
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Silverman, Jonathan; Corneau, Nicole – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
Children today are spending less time than ever outdoors, contributing to a culture of environmental apathy and separation from the natural world. In the growing field of environmental education, teachers are challenged to introduce the outdoors into their curriculum. In Vermont, some public school teachers have successfully implemented…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Public Schools, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education
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Valenti, Mayla Willik; de Oliveira, Haydée Torres; Logarezzi, Amadeu José Montagnini – Environmental Education Research, 2017
This study addresses the limitations and potential for the development of an adult environmental education program in two protected areas in Brazil. The investigation was based on critical communicative methodology and involved 25 people variously related to puma conservation and environmental education. We found that the staff of protected areas…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Scientists, Foreign Countries, Adult Education
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Crim, Courtney; Moseley, Christine; Desjean-Perrotta, Blanche – School Science and Mathematics, 2017
A national study was conducted to investigate the inclusion of environmental education (EE) into educator preparation programs across the United States. Responses from teacher educators in institutions of higher education indicated that the infusion of EE into educator preparation programs is limited and varies greatly across the nation. Findings…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teacher Education Programs, Barriers, Teacher Educators
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