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Giovos, Ioannis; Moutopoulos, Dimitrios K.; Charitou, Anastasia; Gonzalvo, Joan – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
In Greece, research about Environmental Education in elementary schools is scarce and geographically limited. A total of 1,157 questionnaires focused on the marine environment and, especially, on cetaceans (dolphins and whales), were conducted among 5th and 6th grade primary school students from 25 Greek towns. Results revealed that the awareness…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Wildlife
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Van Bressem, Marie-Francoise; Alfaro-Shigueto, Joanna; Geysen, Karen; Onton, Karina; Vega, Diana; Chavez-Lisambart, Laura; Van Waerebeek, Koen – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2006
To complement legislative measures protecting cetaceans and other marine animals, the Peruvian Centre for Cetacean Research in the period 1993-2000 implemented an environmental education program at the kindergartens, primary and high schools of several fishing towns and in Lima, Peru. This program included environmental classes based on selected…
Descriptors: Animals, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Museums
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Janpol, Henry L.; Dilts, Rachel – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2016
This research explored whether viewing documentary films about the natural or built environment can exert a measurable influence on behaviors and perceptions. Different documentary films were viewed by subjects. One film emphasized the natural environment, while the other focused on the built environment. After viewing a film, a computer game…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Films, Conservation (Environment), Program Effectiveness
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Barney, Erin C.; Mintzes, Joel J.; Yen, Chiung-Fen – Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
Using concept maps, a Kellert-type (S. R. Kellert, 1985) inventory, and self-report behavioral items, this cross-age study assessed public knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors toward bottlenose dolphins. Results suggest that this important megafaunal species is poorly understood by the public at large, and that negative "utilitarian" attitudes and…
Descriptors: Ecology, Prior Learning, Concept Mapping, Animals
Niskern, Diana, Comp. – 1991
The family Delphinidae is the largest family of toothed whales. It includes not only those mammals commonly referred to as dolphins, such as the bottlenosed dolphin often seen in captivity, but also the killer whale. This literature and resources guide is not intended to be a comprehensive bibliography on dolphins; the guide is designed--as the…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Books, Library Materials, Marine Biology
Brook, Kathy; Keilty, Jennifer – Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, 1993
A fabricated conversation between two humans and a dolphin at Marineland illustrates man's relationship to nature and the impact that human actions have on living creatures and the environment, and stresses developing a deeper understanding and value for the natural world and consideration of the universality of continued human error and…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Consciousness Raising, Conservation (Environment)
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Dolphin, Nancy Wentworth – Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 1983
This study was conducted to measure the variations and intensities of attendance motivations of registered nurses in continuing education programs with a nursing focus. Data analysis revealed that there were multiple attendance motivation factors and that most participants ranked more than one factor as being of highest importance to them.…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Learning Motivation, Lifelong Learning, Nurses
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Peryon, Charleen Dolphin – Journal of Special Education Technology, 1982
A discussion is presented on the knowledge and skills helpful to special educators in their role as consulting teachers in mainstreaming. A parallel is drawn between adult development phases and career development. Sources of resistance to mainstreaming are cited. Three modes of consulting (provision, prescriptive, and mediation) are described.…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Consultation Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dolphin, Warren D. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1981
Provides general guidelines for conducting educational research in the field of individualized instruction. (CS)
Descriptors: Aptitude Treatment Interaction, College Science, Educational Research, Guidelines
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Dolphin, Warren D. – American Biology Teacher, 1973
Descriptors: Biology, Biomedical Equipment, College Science, Equipment
Dolphin, Carol Zinner – 1987
Edward Hall's long accepted theories of proxemics, developed in the mid-sixties of this century, promoted the idea that culture plays the definitive role in determining how different individuals use personal space. Contact cultures, inhabited by people who are comfortable with touching and close contact, include those of Arabia, Latin America, and…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Comparative Analysis, Crowding
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Leftwich, Kendal M.; Ioup, Juliette W.; Seab, C. Gregory – Physics Teacher, 2019
We report here on an effort to involve high school physics students in research on impacts of oil spills on marine mammals at a local university. We believe that the effort described here might be useful to others who would like to involve physics students in research, especially work of an interdisciplinary nature. The students learn to work…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, Physics
McKinney, Alexis; Dustin, Dan; Wolff, Robert – Parks & Recreation, 2001
Describes how people with disabilities can benefit from working and playing in the water with dolphins, focusing on the many positive benefits of dolphin-assisted therapy and discussing several hypotheses about why dolphin-assisted therapy is so effective. The article describes two dolphin-assisted therapy programs and presents contact information…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Swimming, Therapeutic Recreation
Dolphin, Warren D.; Forbes, Yola – 1976
Described is a course development project in progress at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, that attempts to meet the individual needs and improve the attitudes of students in a large freshman biology course. Proposed is the implementation of the Phase Achievement System which involves the development of multi-concept level video-cassette lectures…
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
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Bohrer, Paul; Dolphin, Robert, Jr. – Journal of Education for Business, 1985
Addresses issues relating to scholarship productivity and examines these issues with consideration given to the size and the accreditation status of the business schools sampled. First, how important is scholarly activity within an institution for a variety of personnel decisions? Second, what is the relative importance of various types of…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Faculty, Financial Support, Higher Education
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