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Haigh, Martin – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
Deep ecology arises from the personal intuition that one's self is part of the world's environmental wholeness. This awareness may be constructed upon scientific foundations but it is more commonly thought a spiritual concept. Deep ecology pedagogy emerges from its three-step process of ecological Self-realization. This paper traces the roots of…
Descriptors: Ecology, Ethics, World Views, Religious Factors
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Kopnina, Helen – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
This article explores a number of questions about visions of the future and their implications for environmental education (EE). If the future were known, what kind of actions would be needed to maintain the positive aspects and reverse the negative ones? How could these actions be translated into the aims of EE? Three future scenarios are…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends, Sustainable Development
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Hotam, Yotam – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
Environmentalism, an ethical imperative to preserve and protect nature, has become in the last decade a central ethical, political and pedagogic theme. Against this background, this article focuses on the postwar philosophy of the German-Jewish scholar Hans Jonas (1903-93). It points to Jonas's radical theory of pedagogic responsibility, and to…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Religious Factors, Ethics, Child Abuse
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Hughes, Christina; Lury, Celia – Gender and Education, 2013
This paper proposes an ecological methodology in order to re-think the concept of situatedness in ways that can take into account that we live in relation to, and are of, a more-and-other-than-human world. In doing so, the paper proposes that situatedness should be understood in terms of processes of co-invention that, fractally and recursively,…
Descriptors: Feminism, Epistemology, Social Theories, Philosophy
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Cassel, Christine; And Others – Journal of Medical Education, 1982
A course is described in which students were to: learn about nuclear weapons and their medical, social, and ecological consequences; identify principles of social ethics defining health professionals' roles; and define professional activities consistent with these principles. Student attitudes toward the course and its content were measured. (MSE)
Descriptors: Ecological Factors, Ethical Instruction, Health Needs, Higher Education
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Giron, Graciela; Vasquez-Martinez, Claudio-Rafael; López, Juan Sánchez; Bañuelos, Antonio Ayón – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
Environmental education is not merely a modern form for the didactics of natural science, but is, on the contrary, an educational process that integrates ecological knowledge, philosophy, politics, economics and sociology, among others. This is because its purpose is to change the relationships of production, social structures of economics and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Planning, Educational Change
Schilhavy, Richard Arthur Milton – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Unethical behavior in the use of IT may result in significant negative impacts on the productivity, profitability, and reputation of the organization. IT exacerbates moral problems through its constant evolution, multi-faceted nature and encroachment into our personal and professional lives. People have difficulty recognizing moral…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Decision Making, Ethics, Influence of Technology
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Bourke, Roseanna; Dharan, Vijaya – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2015
Psychologists working in education in Aotearoa/New Zealand work in diverse educational environments making day-to-day decisions informed by evidence-based practice. As a relatively small professional group with a complex work programme, they contribute to the assessments and decision-making processes of children and young people across multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Evaluation Methods
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Feinstein, Noah Weeth; Kirchgasler, Kathryn L. – Science Education, 2015
In this essay, we explore how sustainability is embodied in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), analyzing how the NGSS explicitly define and implicitly characterize sustainability. We identify three themes (universalism, scientism, and technocentrism) that are common in scientific discourse around sustainability and show how they appear…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Science Education, Academic Standards, Information Technology
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Li, Huey-Li – Teachers College Record, 2006
In this article, I offer a clarification of the ambiguities surrounding the pivotal concepts that have shaped and will continue to shape environmental education movement in the United States and beyond: nature, conservation, sustainable development, and environmental justice. I point out that dualistic frameworks not only polarize environmental…
Descriptors: Ethics, Conservation Education, Justice, Sustainable Development
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Slattery, Patrick – Childhood Education, 2008
In this article, the author takes his cue for discussions of academic freedom from Simone de Beauvoir as found in her classic text, "The Ethics of Ambiguity." Like other existentialists, de Beauvoir emphasizes that freedom and responsibility are intimately linked. Academic freedom is an ethical responsibility that compels the author to teach and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Academic Freedom, Altruism, Democracy
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Qiao, Yingying; Zhang, Li – International Education Studies, 2008
In twenty years since reforming and opening up, China has developed an active and stable road of reform belonging to her, and the art circle has immediately become the swiftest industry. Especially in the 21st century, with the development of globalization, the economic strength of China is continually strengthened and the comprehensive national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian Culture, Western Civilization, Art Education
Schwartz, Peter – 1978
There exists a question as to whether United States society and its agricultural system will continue to follow the long-term trend of Western civilization or move in a new direction. The "modernization trend" of Western civilization has 4 components: scientification of knowledge, secularization of human values, industrialization of…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Economic Change
Theiss, Nancy Stearns – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This historic case study addressed the issue of the lack of citizen action toward environmentally responsible behavior. Although there have been studies regarding components of environmental responsible behavior [ERB], there has been little focus on historic models of exemplary figures of ERB. This study examined one of the first conservation…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Citizen Participation, Prosocial Behavior, Ethics
McAvoy, Leo – Parks and Recreation, 1990
Suggests an environmental ethic for parks and recreation professionals who are often on the wrong side of the environmental controversy because they lack a professional ethic. This article provides a guide for implementing an environmental ethic, noting that philosophy of service must be grounded in ecological principles, not merchant values. (SM)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environment, Ethics
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