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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Biedenweg, Kelly; O'Connor, Kathleen – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
Residential environmental education aims to enhance proenvironmental attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors, as well as attain outcomes related to personal and interpersonal skills. Although these outcomes may not be evident for months or even years afterward, few program evaluations investigate how the experience and context affect intended outcomes…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Program Evaluation, Outcomes of Education, Literature Reviews
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Genc, Murat – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of project-based learning on students' attitudes toward the environment. In the study that was performed with 39 students who take the "Environmental Education" course, attitude changes toward the environment were investigated in students who developed projects on environmental…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Robinson, Zoe P. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
Are geography students good "environmental citizens?" Has this improved over time with increasing emphasis on sustainability within higher education? This paper compares environmental attitudes and behaviours of geography students at different stages of their degree and over a seven-year period. The findings show that although geography…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Geography, Sustainability, Higher Education
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Genc, Murat; Genc, Tulin; Rasgele, Pinar Goc – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of nature-based education on the attitudes of 7th grade students towards the environment and living organisms as well as to assess the affective tendency of this education on the students. The study was carried out with 30 7th grade students at an elementary school. For this purpose, scales…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Student Attitudes, Grade 7
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Competente, Ronnel Joseph T. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2019
Findings from the study of pre-service teachers' (PSTs) attitudes to climate change education, knowledge of climate change and potential inclusion in their future teachings are reported in this paper. Using adopted and self-made questionnaire, a sample of 180 pre-service teachers participated in a survey study in the College of Education,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Climate, Environmental Education
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Ernst, Julie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
The term environment-based education (EBE) describes a form of school-based environmental education that uses the environment as a context for integrating subjects and a source of real-world learning experiences. Because of the importance of administrator support in teachers' use of EBE (Ernst, 2009), survey research was conducted to explore…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Administrators, Consciousness Raising
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Sakellari, Maria; Skanavis, Constantina – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2013
Ecofeminism suggests that women are more active than men regarding environmental issues for a variety of social, cultural, and biological reasons. In support to these arguments, women predominate within the overall grassroots of the Environmental Justice movement. However, claims have been made that environmental education theory and research are…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Gender Differences, Behavior Patterns, Feminism
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Sellmann, Daniela; Bogner, Franz X. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
Besides cognitive learning effects, short-term environmental education (EE) is often regarded as ineffective in intervening with participants' environmental attitudes and behaviour. However, in Germany, school classes often participate in such 1-day EE programmes because they better match the school curriculum in contrast to longer (residential)…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Program Effectiveness, Climate, Attitude Change
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Wolsink, Maarten – Environmental Education Research, 2016
The value of urban green space for environmental education fieldwork is empirically investigated in a study among all secondary schools in Amsterdam. The article describes how the proximity of schools to green spaces emerges as a new factor in the "sustainable city" and the "compact city" debate. For fieldwork excursions…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Environmental Education, Secondary Schools, Proximity
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Khasawneh, Kholoud Ahmed Saleem – Journal of Education and Learning, 2014
This study aimed to identify the attitudes of public secondary school students in the State of Hail towards the modern educational concepts, and what are the differences between them. It has been used in the study descriptive analytical method. The study was conducted on a sample of 400 male and female students, chosen randomly according to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Predictor Variables
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Gursoy, Esim; Saglam, Gulderen T. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
With the change of focus in language teaching from grammar-based approaches to more communicative approaches, contextual language learning gained importance and found body in the English Language classroom. Global issues constitute one of the most popular contexts for purposeful language learning and meaningful language use. Increasing number of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Environmental Education, Second Language Learning, Preservice Teachers
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Zannat, Meheraz; Jalil, M. Abdul; Iqbal, Tareq; Alam, Md. Rubel – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2021
Bangladesh has been experiencing serious environmental degradation for last few years specially for textile and apparel industries. The objective of this research is to evaluate the level of environmental education of outgoing textile undergraduate students and their perception about the environmental degradation. A questionnaire was developed and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Sustainable Development, Responsibility
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Smit, Hennie A. P. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2009
Globally there is a growing environmental awareness among all segments of society, but research on the effect of environmental education in shaping the attitude of military students is lacking. Tertiary environmental education to officers of the South African Department of Defence is seated in the Department of Military Geography at the South…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Geography, Geography Instruction, Military Schools
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Torkar, Gregor; Bogner, Franz X. – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Attitudes, values and concerns are frequently measured to monitor individual preferences of adolescents. As there is still some discussion about how to monitor those variables with respect to empirical instruments, directions of items or length of instruments, we applied two established scales (2 Major Environmental Value Model [2-MEV] and…
Descriptors: Values, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Middle School Students
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Flowers, Jim; Rauch, Cale; Wierzbicki, Alexander – Journal of Technology Education, 2018
With the hope of positively impacting environmental attitudes, student interest in prototyping and product design were leveraged to create and deliver a course called Green Prototyping and Upcycling to undergraduates and graduate students. Pretest and posttest surveys with the Environmental Attitudes Inventory (Milfont & Duckitt, 2010) showed…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), College Students, Attitude Change, Student Attitudes
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