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Matsekoleng, Tsebo Kgoto; Tomé Awshar, Mapotse – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2022
Smooth implementation of environmental education at public schools in South Africa is hindered by various factors. Consequently, teachers have been unsuccessful or have had only partial success in implementing environmental education in their classrooms to conscientise learners about the environment and the harmful impact of littering. The purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Public Schools, Barriers
Flack, Isabelle – Online Submission, 2022
Environmental education, a growing field, is recognized as a crucial element in combating climate change for current and future generations. Although environmental education seeks to offer children a holistic worldview of nature while striving to inspire young thinkers, it is missing from most classrooms, specifically Montessori schools. The…
Descriptors: Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education
Marpa, Eliseo P. – Online Submission, 2020
Inhabitants of Planet Earth are experiencing environmental tensions brought about by the different problems plaguing the environment prompting the researcher to conduct a study on navigating environmental education practices in promoting environmental awareness and education. To answer this problem, the researcher employed a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Consciousness Raising, Lecture Method
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Cincera, Jan; Johnson, Bruce; Kroufek, Roman – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2020
Teachers' practice is based on their beliefs about how student learning should be developed. In the practice of programme leaders in outdoor environmental education centres, experiential learning is considered to be one of the prominent learning theories. This study analyses the ways in which experiential learning is interpreted and transferred…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Learning Theories, Outdoor Education
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Assaf, N.; Gan, D. – Perspectives in Education, 2021
Education systems and environmental education professionals have been challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and the sharp transition to distance learning that has necessitated a rapid response. Environmental education as part of a social-ecological system is dependent on the adaptability and the scope of the change with which the system responds to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Cincera, Jan; Simonova, Petra; Kroufek, Roman; Johnson, Bruce – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Empowerment is often considered to be a central goal in outdoor education and environmental education. To develop student empowerment, a frequent recommendation is for the leaders of outdoor environmental education programs to provide students with a high level of autonomy through an emancipatory approach, by involving them in the decision-making…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Personal Autonomy, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education
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Chang, David – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Much of the current literature on environmental education links the outdoors with experiences of "wonder," which connotes a range of experiences from fascination to curiosity, excitement to delight. Most of these associations fall within a nexus of positive valences that render the discourse of wonder in glowing light. However,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Learner Engagement, Buddhism
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Riley, Kathryn; White, Peta – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
In these Anthropocene times humans are vulnerable through the effects of socio-ecological crises and are responsible for attending to past, present and future socio-ecological injustices and challenges. The purpose of this article is to challenge discursive structures that infuence knowledge acquisition "about/of" the world through…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Story Telling, Poetry
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Schneller, Andrew J.; Harrison, Laura M.; Adelman, Julia; Post, Shannon – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2021
This mixed methods case study research evaluates the outcomes of a place-based experiential environmental education curriculum that incorporated environmental art and muralism to teach fifth to sixth graders about the Hudson River Watershed, environmental issues, and ecosystem recovery. Students showed a statistically significant improvement at…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Environmental Education, Place Based Education, Outdoor Education
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Arik, Selçuk; Yilmaz, Mehmet – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
This study conducted a meta-analysis of 57 primary experimental studies which involved 6237 students and investigated the effect of constructivist learning approach and active learning on students' environmental education. The study also analyzed a set of moderator variables, which are considered to influence the results of the primary studies in…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Active Learning, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Lai, Ching-San – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
Environmental education has recently received much more attention than before among elementary school students' science learning in Taiwan. The major purpose of this study is to explore the learning outcomes on environmental education for 5th graders in Taipei. A quasi-experimental design with a single group was used in this study. Students in the…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Environmental Education, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
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Ho, Shyue-Yung; Chen, Wen-Te; Hsu, Wei-Ling – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Environmental education is essential for people to pursue sustainable development. In Taiwan, environmental education is taught to students until they graduate from junior high school. This study was conducted to establish an assessment system for junior high schools to select appropriate environmental education facilities and sites. A mix of…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Statistical Analysis
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Harvey, Deborah J.; Gange, Alan C.; Harvey, Hannah – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
In this study, we aimed to understand the state of school grounds across Britain and how they are being used to support biodiversity conservation and pupils' environmental education. We carried out an opt-in survey of schools across Britain, asking staff to report on habitats in their grounds and how they are used for learning. Our results showed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Campuses, Biodiversity, Conservation (Environment)
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; DiGiano, Maria L.; O'Connor, Kathleen; Podkul, Timothy E. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Trust, a relational phenomenon that is an important building block of interpersonal relationships and within society, can also be an intermediary outcome of field-based environmental education programs. Trust creates a foundation for collaboration and decision-making, which are core to many ultimate outcomes of environmental education. Yet,…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Environmental Education, Residential Programs, Social Networks
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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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