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Zajchowski, Chris A. B.; Dustin, Daniel L.; Hill, Eddie L. – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2021
Aldo Leopold is widely regarded as one of the founders of the modern field of ecology. He was also a skilled woodsman, hunter, and a proponent of personal development through time in the outdoors. In this essay, we focus on how Leopold viewed certain benefits concomitant with immersive outdoor experiences. Guided by his 1943 essay, "The…
Descriptors: Climate, Ethics, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education
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Zidny, Robby; Solfarina, S.; Aisyah, Ratna Sari Siti; Eilks, Ingo – Education Sciences, 2021
Indigenous science is comprised of the science-related knowledge and associated practices of indigenous cultures. Indigenous science provides rich contexts that can contribute to understanding the relationship of sociocultural life and environmental ethics in certain communities. It can also lead to better reflection upon Western modern views of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Tribes, Secondary School Science, College Science
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Ashmann, Scott; Franzen, Rebecca L. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
There is an urgent need for primary and secondary students to develop awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and an environmental ethic necessary to undertake environmental issues and problems. The need to adequately prepare teachers to teach about the environment, and the challenges the field of environmental education (EE) faces lead us to the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Environmental Education, Case Studies
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Preston, Lou – Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, 2012
In this article, I draw on a qualitative longitudinal study to explore the influence of a tertiary Outdoor and Environmental Education (OEE) course on the formation of environmental ethics among students. In this task, I bring together Lave & Wenger (1991) and Wenger's (1998) concept of "communities of practice" and Michel Foucault's later work on…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Communities of Practice, Longitudinal Studies
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Jordan, Karen; Kristjánsson, Kristján – Environmental Education Research, 2017
This article argues that the dominant sustainable development approach fails to acknowledge the interconnectedness and interrelatedness of social and environmental issues, and that sustainability requires a "transformational" approach, involving a fundamental change in how humans relate to each other and to nature. The authors propose…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Ethics, Environmental Education, Guidelines
Wongchantra, Prayoon; Boujai, Pairoj; Sata, Winyoo; Nuangchalerm, Prasart – Online Submission, 2008
Environmental problems were made by human beings because they lack environmental ethics. The sustainable solving of environmental problems must rely on a teaching process using an environmental ethics infusion method. The purposes of this research were to study knowledge of environment and environmental ethics through an environmental education…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethics, Teaching Methods, College Instruction
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Tammi, Tuure – Environmental Education Research, 2020
The recent more-than-human turn has increased interest in writing about relations between humans and other animals. In addition, scholars have called for a need to complement the animal turn with a turn to microbes. Microbes entangle all life in relations and participate in processes of living and dying, but thus far, they have been largely absent…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethics, Teaching Methods, Animals
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Scarfe, Adam C. – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2021
This essay sheds light on the "father of epigenetics," Conrad Hal Waddington's (1905-1975) tacit critique of one of the most prominent biologists of the twentieth century, Julian Huxley's (1887-1975) theses concerning the evolutionary meaning and importance of learning and education for the human species. This topic has great…
Descriptors: Ethics, Evolution, Learning, Education
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Huiying, Xu – Chinese Education and Society, 2004
Environmental ethics examines the relationship between human beings and nature from the moral perspective. It is also a kind of ethics arising from a concern with an earth which is on the verge of losing balance. Environmental ethics originated at the end of the 1940s. Since the 1970s, great progress has been made in environmental ethics. This…
Descriptors: Statistical Data, Ethics, Moral Values, Environment
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Preston, Lou – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2014
In this article, I interrogate students' stories about the spaces and places in a tertiary Outdoor and Environmental Education course that support and shape their environmental ethics. Drawing on a longitudinal qualitative study, I explore the ways in which particular sites of learning (outdoor, practical learning) are privileged and how…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Longitudinal Studies, Qualitative Research
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Horrell, David G.; O'Donnell, Karen; Tollerton, David – British Journal of Religious Education, 2018
Existing GCSE and A-level syllabuses include modules on religion and the media, but these have not been widely or well studied for a variety of reasons. The modules may be considered difficult to teach well, and teachers have few good resources to use in comparison with more popular topics such as medical or environmental ethics. The newly…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Course Descriptions, Teaching Methods, Terrorism
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Wallace, Allison B. – Honors in Practice, 2016
Allison B. Wallace describes a seminar in organic horticulture she created and teaches as part of an honors curriculum. She answers the question of how gardening is appropriate for high-ability college students by saying that she believes efforts to raise plants by relatively non violent means teaches and disciplines students in an ethical way to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethics, Higher Education, College Students
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Choondassery, Yesudas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
A rights-based approach to the environmental issues has been gaining momentum since the United Nations' Environmental Agency proposed a new rights-based agenda for sustainable development in the document, "Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" (UN, 2015). Our moral responsibility toward the environment is…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Civil Rights, Educational Methods, Environmental Education
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Berdanier, Catherine G. P.; Tang, Xiaofeng; Cox, Monica F. – Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
Background: Ethical issues have become increasingly important in discussions of sustainability, an area involving ethical and sociotechnical decisions that engineers may not be prepared to consider. Recent literature on engineering ethics highlights the need to integrate social and environmental aspects of ethics into technical topics through…
Descriptors: Ethics, Sustainability, Engineering Education, Case Studies
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Fasolya, Oleg – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2016
The article deals with studying the peculiarities of environmental education system in the USA. It has been defined that US environmental policy includes governmental actions at the federal, state and local level. It has been identified that US environmental education is characterized by an extraordinary variety of forms, directions and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Practices, Problem Solving, Public Agencies
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