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Baur, Armin; Haase, Hans-Martin – Environmental Education Research, 2015
Until now, many efforts in the area of environmental education, intended to instill consciously responsible behaviour into the general public in Germany, have failed. Several of the available intervention studies aimed at improving environmental behaviour of pupils with classroom tuition were able to show positive results, but there were often…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Runhaar, Piety; Wagenaar, Klaartje; Wesselink, Renate; Runhaar, Hens – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
The goal of this article is to understand how the pro-environmental behaviour (PEB) of secondary school students can be encouraged. In an exploratory study, we examine to what extent pro-environmental cues--that is, 'situational strength' (Mischel, Psychological Review, 80(4):252, 1973)--were present in schools and whether students in 'stronger'…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Conservation (Environment), Secondary School Students
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Rioux, Liliane; Pasquier, Daniel – Environmental Education Research, 2013
In a previous study, we investigated the impact of an awareness-raising campaign on the behaviour of secondary school children in the Centre Region of France, regarding the recycling of used batteries. But, was it a question of pro-environmental behaviour or simply an environmental action? To answer this question, a three-year longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Child Behavior, Environmental Education
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Kaplan, Haya; Madjar, Nir – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Promoting pro-environmental behaviours (PEBs) among students is a major concern for educators. The present article presents an educational program based on a self-determination theory framework (SDT; Deci & Ryan, 2000) and a study demonstrating that working according to the theoretical principles presented in the program leads to the desired…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Determination, Collectivism, Student Attitudes
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Gündogdu, Cemal; Aygün, Yalin; Ilkim, Mehmet – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
As marine environments within the adventure domain are future key-settings for recreational SCUBA diving experience, SCUBA-based textual materials should provide insight into environmental knowledge that is well connected to the novice divers' behaviour and attitude. This research is concerned with a major recreational SCUBA diver manual for…
Descriptors: Marine Education, Adventure Education, Recreational Activities, Aquatic Sports
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Andrews, Steve; Stocker, Laura; Oechel, Walter – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Underwater photo-elicitation is a novel experiential marine education technique that combines direct experience in the marine environment with the use of digital underwater cameras. A program called Show Us Your Ocean! (SUYO!) was created, utilising a mixed methodology (qualitative and quantitative methods) to test the efficacy of this technique.…
Descriptors: Photography, Water, Marine Education, Experiential Learning
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Börner, Dirk; Kalz, Marco; Specht, Marcus – Environmental Education Research, 2015
This study reports an intervention to initiate environmental learning and facilitate pro-environmental behaviour. The purpose was to examine the impact of ambient learning displays on energy consumption and conservation at the workplace, more specifically the evaluation of learning outcome and behaviour change. Using a quasi-experimental design,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Behavior Change, Energy Conservation
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Sahin, Elvan; Alici, Sule – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2019
There is significant global concern with current environmental problems, yet people's behaviour towards the environment has been resistant to change. Young people have the opportunity to bring about desirable changes through environmental behaviours and attitudes. The goal of this study is to better understand the scope of nature relatedness as an…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment)
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Ajaps, Sandra; McLellan, Ros – Cogent Education, 2015
This study sought to understand environmental knowledge and attitudes among young people to explain the relationship between environmental education (EE) and reported pro-environmental behaviours (PEB). A mixed-methods design was employed: 88 university students in the UK and Nigeria were surveyed and 6 were subsequently interviewed. The findings…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Attitude Measures, Student Attitudes
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Buttigieg, Karen; Pace, Paul – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2013
This study focuses on the experiences of young people who are leaders of change in the environmental field. This study views environmental activism as a personal commitment towards pro-environmental behaviour. The motivations and challenges of such work are viewed as important to learn more not only about volunteering in environmental…
Descriptors: Climate, Foreign Countries, Youth, Interviews
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Prabawa-Sear, Kelsie; Baudains, Catherine – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
This study investigated student views on the relationship between their environmental attitudes and behaviours and their thoughts about barriers and motivators to environmentally responsible behaviours. The environmental attitudes and behaviours of students participating in a classroom-based environmental education program were measured using two…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Correlation, Focus Groups, Questionnaires
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Borhan, Mohamad Termizi; Ismail, Zurida – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2011
Purpose: The study investigated the environmental knowledge, attitudes and behaviours exhibited by the pre-service teachers and determined if there was any significant relationship between environmental knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Method: This descriptive study adopted a quantitative approach using questionnaires to obtain information on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Environmental Education, Knowledge Level
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Mc Ewen, B.; Clément, P.; Gericke, N. M.; Nyberg, E.; Hagman, M.; Landström, J. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2015
Teachers' pro-environmental behaviour, conceptions and attitudes towards nature and the environment were investigated using 47 questions from the BIOHEAD-Citizen questionnaire. The sample included 1,109 pre- and in-service teachers from Sweden and France. Analyses showed only few significant differences between female and male teachers. Forty-one…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Feminism, Teacher Attitudes
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Crociata, Alessandro; Mattoscio, Nicola – Environmental Education Research, 2016
Pro-environmental behaviours associated with reducing, reusing and recycling have become increasingly matters of public policy concern. However, the existing literature on waste management rarely considers the cultural factors associated with predictors and enablers of recycling behaviours, nor has it deeply explored the relation between cultural…
Descriptors: Recycling, Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Influences
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Sechi, Guido; Borri, Dino; De Lucia, Caterina; Celmins, Viesturs – Environmental Education Research, 2018
How do people learn about the environment and behave accordingly? What is the cognitive process at the base of this learning mechanism? The present paper is a pilot work investigating the dynamics of individual environmental knowledge on the basis of social capital theory. Using Tsai and Ghoshal's findings, a well known framework widely accepted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Social Capital, Structural Equation Models
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