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Wanlu, Somchai; Singseewo, Adisak; Suksringarm, Paitool – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This research aimed to develop knowledge and awareness about environmental laws and participation in environmental conservation of probationers in MahaSarakham Province, Thailand. This study was divided into 3 stages. Stage 1: was the development of a training manual and construction of training evaluation instruments which consisted of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Environment, Legislation
US Congress, 2020
The National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020 was put into place to reauthorize and amend the National Sea Grant College Program Act, and for other purposes. The Act includes the following sections: (1) Short Title; (2) References to the National Sea Grant College Program Act; (3) Modification of Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Environmental Education, College Programs
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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Educators who introduce critical socio-ecological issues into learning contexts often experience formidable internal and external challenges. This is especially true when intersecting Indigenous and environmental issues are involved. Compounding such difficulties in Canada is an inadequate level of pre-service, curricular, resource, and research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Conservation (Environment), Culturally Relevant Education
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McNaughtan, Jon; Brown, Michael – Community College Review, 2020
Objective: The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between organizational characteristics, state political climate, and student civic engagement at community colleges, operationalized in this article as student voting. Method: Utilizing a unique cross-sectional dataset compiled by the Institute for Democracy & Higher…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Political Influences, Student Participation, Two Year College Students
Abdul-Hamid, Husein; Yassine, Mohamed – World Bank, 2020
Education is a source of national pride in Lebanon. When the general public was asked how the education system was performing, 76 percent of respondents had a positive opinion; and these satisfaction rates have been consistently high over the years. However, perception of education quality does not reflect the reality of the sector; and learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Politics of Education, Educational History
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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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Harring, Niklas; Jagers, Sverker C. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Pressing problems of environmental degradation are typically argued to require coordination, primarily through state intervention. Social scientists are struggling to understand how attitudes toward such state interventions are formed, and several drivers have been suggested, including education. People with university degrees are assumed to have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Norms, Beliefs, Longitudinal Studies
Christensen, Cody – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Sherman (2006) and Prather (2007) studied why so few of the schools offering aviation-related curriculum leading to an associate's or bachelor's degree do not seek specialized accreditation. The goal of this study was to update the field of specialized aviation accreditation in the new environment of the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation…
Descriptors: Aviation Education, Administrator Attitudes, Accreditation (Institutions), Federal Legislation
US Agency for International Development, 2019
Equal access to relevant, quality education creates pathways for greater economic growth, improved health outcomes, sustained democratic governance, and more peaceful and resilient societies. Education promotes positive socio-economic progress and enhances standards of living. Strengthening education systems--the people, public and private…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Access to Education, Foreign Policy, Developing Nations
Stewart, Kathryn – Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 2011
Alcohol problems on campuses cannot be solved with simple solutions, such as an alcohol awareness campaign. Instead, dangerous college drinking can be prevented with an array of protective measures that deal with alcohol availability, enforcement of existing laws and rules, and changes in how alcohol is promoted, sold and served. Many people,…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Alcohol Education, Campuses, College Students
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Marchell, Timothy C.; Lewis, Deborah D.; Croom, Katherine; Lesser, Martin L.; Murphy, Susan H.; Reyna, Valerie F.; Frank, Jeremy; Staiano-Coico, Lisa – Journal of American College Health, 2013
Objective: This research extends the literature on event-specific environmental management with a case study evaluation of an intervention designed to reduce student drinking at a university's year-end celebration. Participants: Cornell University undergraduates were surveyed each May from 2001 through 2009. Sample sizes ranged from 322 to 1,973.…
Descriptors: Drinking, Undergraduate Students, Case Studies, Intervention
De Toro, Alicia Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Subsidized transit policy is a strategy used to lessen environmental impacts and increase institutional accessibility in higher education. Program funding to support this subsidized transit policy can vary between institutions. This research focuses on the geographic analysis of Eco Pass, a student led initiative implemented in the Foothill De…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Commuting Students, Transportation
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Skinner-Osei, Precious; Osei, Peter Claudius – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2020
This article is a re-analysis of a previous study (please see https://doi.org/10.1080/ 10911359.2017.1402724). Considering the previous findings, in addition to the recent discussions around criminal justice reform, race, policing, and mental health in the United States, the data were reanalyzed using an updated version of QSR NVivo. The new…
Descriptors: Law Enforcement, African Americans, Males, Social Change
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Akom, Antwi – Teachers College Record, 2011
Background/Context: The issue of how to achieve a racially diverse student population has become increasingly challenging since a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court split decision endorsed the importance of creating diverse schools, while simultaneously limiting the assignment to public schools based on an individual student's race or ethnicity. The article…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Race, Public Schools, Participatory Research
Schmidt, Peter – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Going to law school to get a law degree has become a little like going to an ice-cream parlor for a scoop of vanilla. Plenty of people still do it, but many schools' brochures--like the elaborate flavor-and-topping menus on ice-cream parlor walls--now tempt them with something different, something more. Law students can have their "juris…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Law Students, Law Schools, Curriculum Implementation
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