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Dunlap, Riley; And Others – Environmental Review, 1984
Presents descriptions (syllabi, outlines, goals) of interdisciplinary environmental studies courses. Topic areas of these courses include: environmental sociology; human ecology (politics, institutions, and the environment); humans and the environment in historical perspective; environmental management; humans, hazards, and disasters; and other…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Hughes, Donald; And Others – Environmental Review, 1984
Presents descriptions (syllabi, outlines, goals) of selected environmental studies courses which approach the discipline from an historical and humanistic perspective. Areas explored in the courses include human ecology, American environmental history, environmental politics, and others. (JN)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Ecology, Environmental Education
Fortner, Rosanne W., Ed.; Mayer, Victor J., Ed. – 1987
The purpose of this volume is to present a body of basic information about the Great Lakes that is current and based on sound research. Such information is frequently difficult to locate, especially in one reference, and equally difficult to decipher and evaluate. The 16 essays contained in this book deal with a variety of topics including the…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Earth Science, Ecology
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Caldwell, Lynton K. – PS: Political Science and Politics, 1996
Maintains that in the future the state will have to move beyond the politics of particular advantage (individual and group rights) to politics serving the general advantage (environmental concerns, economic development). Argues that current politics are dangerously outmoded in everything from their theoretical assumptions to data collecting. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Ecology, Economic Development, Environment
Jurenka, Nancy Allen; Blass, Rosanne J. – 1996
This companion book to Beyond the Bean Seed: Gardening Activities for Grades K-6 uses children's literature related to gardening, gardeners, designing gardens, multicultural literature, ecology, the environment, and the impact of plants on world economies and politics, to connect gardening in all its aspects to creativity, problem solving,…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Gardening, Gardens
Hawisher, Gail E., Ed.; Selfe, Cynthia L., Ed. – 1991
Discussing the profound changes and possibilities for writing and writing instruction that are evident at this stage of the computer revolution, this book contains 17 articles which focus on implications for teaching, learning, and teacher education and highlight questions that teachers and researchers must address to realize the potential of the…
Descriptors: Computers, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Politics of Education
Anglemyer, Mary, Comp.; Seagraves, Eleanor R., Comp. – 1984
Presented in this annotated bibliography are 857 entries which deal with ethics, attitudes, and values and the relationship of these topics to the natural environment. The entries (numbered consecutively throughout the book) are arranged by these categories and subcategories: (1) comprehensive--general, decision-making, planning, and population;…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Citizen Participation, Conservation (Environment), Decision Making
Kutscher, Eugene – 1991
The ability of students to go beyond facts and to think critically, while at the same time enjoying and valuing the learning process, is fundamental to science and environmentalism. This book provides enrichment activities for the science curriculum that provide concrete connections with important world events. Each activity is self-contained and…
Descriptors: Ecology, Energy, Enrichment Activities, Environmental Education
Scott, John A., Ed.; Seidman, Laurence I., Ed. – Folksong in the Classroom, 1987
Celebrating the strength of the land is the goal of this volume containing songs, bibliographies, teaching ideas, book and song reviews, and indexes for free materials. The first issue containing songs about the U.S. Constitution illuminates the vision of freedom, and the struggle for it. Visualizing the spirit of the Constitution and explaining…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Class Activities, Constitutional History
Chilcoat, George W. – 1984
The study of popular music can be an effective method of examining social and cultural life. Popular music emphasizes the variety of human existence, goals, outlooks, and biases. A pervading theme in popular American music between 1959 and 1984 has been the theme of "America." Over 200 songs reflect personal, social, and political concerns about…
Descriptors: American Studies, Attitudes, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness
Elias, Robert; Woodbridge, Michael P. – 1984
Over 1,200 references are cited in this bibliography of literature representing two major areas of citizen participation: community organizing and grassroots participation. Materials, most of which were published between 1970 and the present, deal mainly with local citizen activism that operates both inside and outside normal government channels.…
Descriptors: Activism, Change Strategies, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
Evans, David, Ed.; And Others – 1993
The following papers from a conference on emotional and behavioral problems of children and adolescents are presented: (1) "Eligibility and Need: Is There a Difference Between Being Disturbed and Being Disturbing?" (Howell); (2) "Prevention and Politics: Giving At-Risk Youth a Future" (Constable and Burton); (3) "The World…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Children
Chrystal, Charles A., Ed.; And Others – Perceptions, 1988
The articles included in this special journal supplement represent a view of special education which is concerned with the adjustment of the emotionally disturbed learner within varied social-interactional frameworks or settings, as noted in the guest editorial by Charles Chrystal. "Beyond Therapy and Research: Helping Emotionally Troubled…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Child Advocacy, Clinical Diagnosis, Clinical Psychology
Benhart, John E.; Margin, Alex – 1994
This teacher's guide focuses on the value and functions of wetlands by integrating science and the politics of wetlands into a geographic framework. Wetlands are highly dynamic, diverse, and prolific ecosystems. The volume advocates a need for mutual understanding and harmony of effort in order to deal with the complex issues of the wetlands. The…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education
Columbus State Community Coll., OH. – 1997
This report presents information on the systemic changes that have occurred and will occur in environmental management technologies curriculum in participating secondary and postsecondary institutions as a result of the installation of tech prep pathways in the Heart of Ohio Tech Prep Consortium. Part I contains the curriculum pathways and pathway…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Cartography, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education