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Asikainen, Henna; Blomster, Jaanika; Cornér, Timo; Pietikäinen, Janna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2021
The benefits of peer teaching have been intensively explored. However, there is still a lack of research in relation to student integration in higher education. The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between peer teacher interaction and students' experiences of components of integration in the study programme. This comprises…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Environmental Education, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students
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do Carmo Galiazzi, Maria; Paula Salomão de Freitas, Diana; Aguiar de Lima, Cleiva; da Silva Cousin, Cláudia; Langoni de Souza, Moacir; Launikas Cupelli, Rodrigo – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article introduces the core concepts that emerged from five environmental education action research studies conducted by a group called Learning Communities in Environmental Education, Science and Mathematics (CEAMECIM) from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in the south of Brazil. The studies focus on teacher education processes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Education, Science Teachers
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Pelcher, Jamee; McCullough, Brian P.; Trendafilova, Sylvia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine higher education institutions' participation in association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education's (AASHE's) Green Athletics category in the sustainability tracking, assessment and rating system (STARS) sustainability report while assessing how well collegiate athletic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Athletics, Sustainability, Environmental Influences
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Neuzil, Mark; Freedman, Eric; Poulson, David; Duffy, Kevin – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
The birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970s sparked more extended and in-depth news coverage of ecological issues and awakened interest among journalism educators and prospective journalists to report about those issues, leading to new courses and programs. Recent dramatic changes in the news industry, student expectations, faculty…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Journalism Education, College Faculty, Labor Market
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Williams, Corrie Colvin; Chawla, Louise – Environmental Education Research, 2016
This paper explores experiences that remained salient in the memories of former participants in three nature-based programs in Colorado, five to forty years after childhood involvement. Interviews with program founders and staff, archival research, and observations of current activities provided an understanding of each program's history, mission…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Environmental Education, Interviews, Administrator Attitudes
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Chao, Xia; Waller, Rachael – Urban Education, 2021
This case study examines how three American Indian families' language and literacy practices influence their children's emergent bilingual development in a predominately White, urban community in a Northwestern U.S. city. The study explores the families' life stories and their expressions of Indigenous language use and cultural practices. The…
Descriptors: American Indians, Family Literacy, Bilingualism, Urban Areas
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Zhao, Li; Zheng, Yi; Mao, Haiying; Zheng, Jiaxin; Compton, Brian J.; Fu, Genyue; Heyman, Gail D.; Lee, Kang – Developmental Science, 2021
Previous research on nudges conducted with adults suggests that the accessibility of behavioral options can influence people's decisions. The present study examined whether accessibility can be used to reduce academic cheating among young children. We gave children a challenging math test in the presence of an answer key they were instructed not…
Descriptors: Prompting, Cheating, Prevention, Young Children
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Helvaci, Sevcan Candan; Helvaci, Ismail – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In addition to the studies conducted regarding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic), which is a new approach in education and attract attention worldwide, researches also concentrated on the effectiveness of the partnership of this interdisciplinary approach with other disciplines. The aim of this study is to determine the effect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Environmental Education, STEM Education
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Flowers, Jim; Rauch, Cale; Wierzbicki, Alexander – Journal of Technology Education, 2018
With the hope of positively impacting environmental attitudes, student interest in prototyping and product design were leveraged to create and deliver a course called Green Prototyping and Upcycling to undergraduates and graduate students. Pretest and posttest surveys with the Environmental Attitudes Inventory (Milfont & Duckitt, 2010) showed…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), College Students, Attitude Change, Student Attitudes
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Nazarenko, Alexander V.; Kolesnik, Anna I. – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This paper provides new and effective modes of professional environmental training for future teachers. We have designed a model of environmental awareness. It was used in the pedagogical experiment to develop a holistic view regarding its significance in the overall structure of professional competence of future ecology experts. We have…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Professional Training, Holistic Approach, Ecology
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Powell, Robert B.; Vezeau, Susan Lynn; Stern, Marc J.; Moore, DeWayne D.; Wright, Brett A. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Understanding the development of pro-environmental behavioral intentions and behaviors remains one of the greatest challenges for environmental educators worldwide. Using the Elaboration Likelihood Model as a theoretical foundation, we developed surveys to evaluate the influence of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Junior Ranger program on…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Parks, Youth, Residential Programs
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Omoogun, Ajayi C.; Egbonyi, Etuki E.; Onnoghen, Usang N. – Journal of Educational Issues, 2016
The period of environmentalism heightened environmental concern and subsequently the emergence of Environmental Education (EE) that is anchored on awareness. It is thought that an increase in environmental awareness will reverse the misuse of the environment and its resources. Four decades after the international call for Environmental Education,…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Ecology, Natural Resources
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Thomas, Glyn J. – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2018
There are clear expectations in the twenty-first Century that professional teachers and school leaders can articulate how and why their students learn through participation in the structured learning activities they design and facilitate. Individual teachers can express this through a personal teaching philosophy statement and schools can…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Leadership
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2016
Community colleges nationwide are retrofitting their campuses to meet best environmental principles, creating comprehensive "living laboratories" where participants have a direct impact on reducing an institution's carbon footprint. Environmental stewardship is a growing priority among millennials, observers say. Sixty-six percent of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Conservation (Environment)
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Parks, Melissa – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2018
With school days seemingly getting shorter and packed with more and more obligations, teachers integrate core subjects like science and reading in the hopes of delivering a curriculum that is meaningful and content rich. Using trade books, primary teachers can develop and deliver science content designed to introduce students to proenvironmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Science Education, Academic Standards, Reading Materials
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