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Ana E. Sancho-Ortiz – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2024
Communication through social media is a phenomenon whose relevance has involved the consideration of online discourse in the language teaching context. This article explores the functionality of Twitter (now called "X") for science dissemination within the teaching and learning of English as a foreign language. To do this, 100 tweets…
Descriptors: Social Media, Information Dissemination, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Mohamad Saifudin, Mohamad Saleh – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Considering the massive environmental problems occurring in Malaysia, the media and the ENGOs are said to play pivotal roles in delivering environmental information to the mass society in order to increase their awareness, knowledge and practices towards the environment and sustainability. This study sought to shed the light on the type of roles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nongovernmental Organizations, Conservation (Environment), Sustainability
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Williams, Nick – Education in Science, 2011
The author has been teaching primary school children for 20 years, and has always been passionate about teaching young people about the environment. In this article, he describes his work with Tetra Pak and WWF-UK to develop a national, school-based competition and teaching programme to help children understand the importance of using renewable…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Children, Teaching Methods
Snelson, Deborah; Steele, Philip – Review of Environmental Education Developments, 1983
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) sponsored a project to promote/support practical conservation programs in developing countries. Descriptions of project activities are provided. These include production of locally based audiovisual materials, providing comprehensive…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Conservation Education, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
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Fien, John; Scott, William; Tilbury, Daniella – Environmental Education Research, 2001
Presents an analysis of the lessons for program design and management that were distilled from a recent evaluation of the Worldwide Fund for Nature's (WWF) global educational programs. Clarifies and documents the contribution that education is making to the achievement of the conservation goals of the organization. (Contains 24 references.)…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Program Evaluation
IUCN Bulletin, 1972
Compiled in this newsletter are activities, viewpoints, reports, and publications of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). The principal article in this issue is a discussion of land use, one of the major forces contributing to the crisis of the human environment in addition to population and pollution.…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Conservation Education, Environment, Land Use
Martin, Peter – Review of Environmental Education Developments, 1985
Proposes that environmental education must focus on the economic, political, social, and philosophical structures that direct human behavior and emphasize development of ecologically sound attitudes, values, and modes of operation. Reviews resource materials, projects, and programs that serve to challenge as well as inform youth. (ML)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
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Johnson, Craig – Education in Science, 1992
Some developments in the World Wide Fund for Nature's Environmental Education Programme are discussed, in particular its research into whole school management of cross-curricular themes. Also considered is whether the so-called precautionary principle is an appropriate concept to include in the science curriculum and suggests the need for broad…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 1999
The Media and Disabilities section of the Proceedings contains the following 5 papers: "Wrestling with Stereotypes: Images of the Mentally Ill in the WWF" (Marie Hardin and Brent Hardin); "Investigating Media Influence on Attitudes Toward People with Disabilities and Euthanasia" (Kimberly A. Lauffer and Sarah Bembry);…
Descriptors: Advertising, Cartoons, Content Analysis, Disabilities
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Yu, Huang; Qing, Tian – Chinese Education and Society, 2004
In order to improve the quality and popularity of environmental education in China, the State Education Commission (now Ministry of Education), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and British Petroleum (BP) (China) have reached an agreement on the launch of the project named the Primary and Secondary School Environmental Education Campaign. This project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC. – 1990
The purpose of this survey was to determine the environmental education activities being conducted in Asia and plan ways in which the World Wildlife Fund, the Smithsonian Institution, and other international, private, or government agencies working on conservation can best assist the expansion, development, and implementation of environmental…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC. – 1999
This guide is designed to provide ideas on how to integrate biodiversity into teaching at many levels in both formal and informal settings. These curriculum materials are part of the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) environmental education program called Windows on the Wild (WOW). WOW incorporates current data from projects around the world and draws…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biology, Botany, Conservation Education
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Alvermann, Donna E.; Huddleston, Andrew; Hagood, Margaret C. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2004
At first glance, any connection between professional wrestling and school-based literacy practices might seem far-fetched, or incongruous at best. This seeming incongruity, however, is what intrigues the authors most. It is also what drives them to wonder if governmental and media sources that regularly proclaim a crisis in literacy achievements…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Literacy, Athletics, Units of Study
Jabaily, Bob, Ed. – Ledger, 2001
The spring 2001 issue of "The Ledger" looks at economics and sports from the bicycle boom to the failure of the Xtreme Football League (XFL) today. Articles include: "The XFL and the WWF: Win Some, Lose Some" (Robert Wedge); "Major Taylor, Colonel Pope, and the General Commotion over Bicycles" (Robert Jabaily); and…
Descriptors: Athletics, Bicycling, Consumer Education, Economics