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Tanner, Dawn Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2010
As the footprint of human society expands upon the earth, habitat loss and landscape fragmentation is an increasing global problem. That problem includes loss of native habitats as these areas are harvested, converted to agricultural crops, and occupied by human settlement. Roads increase human access to previously inaccessible areas, encourage…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Land Settlement, Biodiversity
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Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; D'Costa, Ayres – Journal of Environmental Education, 1995
Describes an attempt to develop a reliable and valid instrument to assess the relationship between locus of control of reinforcement and environmentally responsible behavior. Presents a six-step psychometric process used to develop the Environmental Action Internal Control Index (EAICI) for undergraduate students. Contains 54 references. (JRH)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Evaluation, Higher Education, Likert Scales
Theiss, Nancy Stearns – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This historic case study addressed the issue of the lack of citizen action toward environmentally responsible behavior. Although there have been studies regarding components of environmental responsible behavior [ERB], there has been little focus on historic models of exemplary figures of ERB. This study examined one of the first conservation…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Citizen Participation, Prosocial Behavior, Ethics
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Newhouse, Nancy – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Discussed are the determinants of environmentally responsible behavior, the attitude-behavior discrepancy problem, how environmental attitudes are formed and changed, and the effects of individual differences on appropriateness of educational techniques. (CW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Behavior Change, Change Strategies
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Labbe, Colleen P.; Fortner, Rosanne W. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Describes a study aimed at determining if 'E/The Environmental Magazine' has met two goals: (1) its subscribers' need for environmental information and (2) its publishers' goal of inspiring environmentally responsible behavior. Results indicate that the level of the magazine's influence varied according to the reader's behavior category.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Internet, Periodicals
Eagan, Robert – Library Journal, 2009
The "greening" of corporate behemoths like Wal-Mart, DuPont, and Toyota has received much media attention in recent years. But consider small businesses: according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, of the estimated 27 million firms in the United States, 99.7 percent have fewer than 500 employees, 97.5 percent have fewer than 20, and more…
Descriptors: Small Businesses, Business Administration, Labor Force, Library Services
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Sattler, Sabrina; Bogner, Franz X. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Although zoos envision themselves as environmental education institutions and governmental policies require that students become environmentally responsible citizens, it is surprising, that little research is done with regard to school field trips to the zoo. Many students are not aware that their everyday life affects marine environments that may…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Field Trips
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Attaran, Sharmin; Celik, Bilge Gokhan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore environmental attitudes and how such attitudes, when combined with a specific cost, can affect environmental behavior. Environmental attitudes are important to study due to the rising belief by building occupants that they are owed safe, healthy, environmentally responsible, and comfortable living…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Responsibility, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
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Siemer, William F.; Knuth, Barbara A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Investigates fishing and aquatic stewardship outcomes associated with different levels of program exposure among n=619 participants in a national fishing education program (Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs) designed for youth in Grades 6-8. Supports the assumption that such programs are more likely to influence antecedents to environmentally…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools
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Simmons, Deborah A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1991
Through two surveys of nature and environmental centers throughout the United States, the author compares the centers' expressed goals with the goals of environmental education. These goals were determined by an accepted behavior model that is considered conducive to environmentally responsible behavior. (17 references) (MCO)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Consciousness Raising, Educational Philosophy
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Smith-Sebasto, N. J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
A study reveals the need for extensive refinement of the Revised Perceived Environmental Control Measure purported in the past to be a reliable and valid instrument to measure the relationship between the psychological construct, "locus of control," and environmental action or environmentally responsible behavior. (MCO)
Descriptors: Behavior, Behavioral Science Research, Concurrent Validity, Construct Validity
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Haluza-DeLay, Randolph – Journal of Experiential Education, 1999
A study examined experiences of nature among eight adolescents during a 12-day wilderness trip. The trip generated feelings of good will toward nature but no increase in environmentally responsible behaviors. Group norms emphasized social interaction and constrained attention to nature. Outdoor educators should consciously plan for transfer of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, Attitude Change, Environmental Education
Fien, John – Southern African Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Analyzes the nature of sustainable development and the role that environmental education can play in a transformation toward a sustainable society. Discusses three rules for teaching environmental education: a child-centered education, objectivity on matters of values, and creation of environmentally responsible behavior. Provides a checklist of…
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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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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Prabawa-Sear, Kelsie; Baudains, Catherine – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
This study investigated student views on the relationship between their environmental attitudes and behaviours and their thoughts about barriers and motivators to environmentally responsible behaviours. The environmental attitudes and behaviours of students participating in a classroom-based environmental education program were measured using two…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Correlation, Focus Groups, Questionnaires
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