ERIC Number: EJ672076
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Outdoor Education and the Development of Environmental Responsibility Revisited.
Yerkes, Rita; Biederman, Kobe
Taproot, v13 n4 p3-5 Win-Spr 2003
Six research studies are reviewed that examine the ability of environmental education programs in schools and resident camps to positively affect the environmental awareness and attitudes of children and adolescents. Outdoor educators must enable students to develop internal locus of control, critical thinking, and environmental action skills. Research methodology and outcomes assessment must also be developed further. (TD)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Camping, Critical Thinking, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Outcomes of Education, Outdoor Education, Research Needs
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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