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Holmes, Teri S. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Grand Lake O' the Cherokees in Oklahoma is one of two lakes in the State of Oklahoma that allows private ownership and development of the shoreline. This has created water quality issues attributed to phosphorus levels in effluent waste water from septic systems and municipal water treatment facilities, as well as nutrient and sediment…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Water Pollution, Conservation (Environment), Attitude Measures
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Tanner, Dawn; Ernst, Julie – Journal of Experiential Education, 2013
Taking Action Opportunities (TAO) is a curriculum that combines guided reflection, a focus on the local environment, and innovative use of wildlife technology to empower student action toward improving the environment. TAO is experientially based and uses remote cameras as a tool for schoolyard exploration. Through TAO, students engage in research…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Photography, Outdoor Education
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Bruyere, Brett L. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2008
This article assesses the viability of a value-attitude-behavior hierarchy within the context of four environmentally responsible behavior types of first-year college students. The research also studies the effect of knowledge on attitude and behavior, and discusses the implications of the results for understanding the ecological literacy of…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Environmental Education, Ecology, Scientific Literacy
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DeLorme, Denise; Neuberger, Lindsay; Wright, James – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
This article reports on formative research as part of a broader interdisciplinary campaign to increase voluntary environmentally responsible boating in a local lagoon. A telephone survey was conducted with a sample (N = 404) of targeted boaters to explore their views on the environmental issue and motivations to perform the desired behavior.…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Telephone Surveys, Recreational Activities, Aquatic Sports
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Borden, Richard J.; Schettino, Andrew P. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1979
Described is a study to test the assumption that factual knowledge and feelings are independent variables acting to some extent to produce environmentally responsible action. (Author/RE)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Attitudes, Behavior, Behavioral Science Research
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Itasanmi, Sunday A.; Tosin E., Jegede – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
This study assessed the environmental knowledge, attitude and behaviour among market women in the Nigerian city of Ibadan, Oyo State. A quantitative research design was adopted and 403 market women were randomly selected from different markets in Ibadan. Questionnaire items adapted from Fah and Sirisena (2014) and Abdullahi and Tuna (2014) were…
Descriptors: Females, Knowledge Level, Environment, Foreign Countries
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Kuhlemeier, Hans; van den Bergh, Huub; Lagerweij, Nijs – Journal of Environmental Education, 1999
In a national assessment program, 57% of Dutch ninth-grade students had a positive attitude towards the environment and 35% were prepared to make sacrifices for the environment. Student knowledge about environmental problems, however, was fragmentary and often incorrect. Environmentally responsible behavior was more strongly connected with the…
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Educational Research, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries