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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moseley, Christine; Summerford, Haily; Paschke, Melissa; Parks, Caroline; Utley, Juliana – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
The purpose of this study was to evaluate an existing environmental education program involving a partnership between formal and nonformal educators. The outcomes of this study support the use of an outdoor field trip as an effective teaching strategy in positively changing students' beliefs about the environment. This study also proposes Kolb's…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Partnerships in Education, Nonformal Education, Field Trips
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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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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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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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Dale, Ryan G.; Powell, Robert B.; Stern, Marc J.; Garst, Barry A. – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Environmental education (EE) typically occurs in natural settings, which research suggests may enhance learning outcomes. Although field trips are commonly used to teach EE, few studies have isolated the influence of different setting characteristics for enhancing participant outcomes during an EE field trip. According to the literature, certain…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Field Trips, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Yanniris, Constantinos – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
For the first time after decades of expansion and systematic innovative practice, environmental education in Greece faces an uncertain future as a result of the contemporary political and economic crisis. This research aims to contribute to the international exchange of good practices by focusing on the effects and functions of the Greek network…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Outdoor Education
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Gough, Noel – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2016
The Outdoor Council of Australia's renaming of "Australian Journal of Outdoor Education" ("AJOE") as "Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education" ("JOEE") follows deliberations among Australian and international stakeholders in outdoor education about the future of publishing in the field and raises a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Educational Research
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Bardecki, Michal J.; McCarthy, Lynda H. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The 2007 Bondar Report, "Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future," generated a vision for environmental curricula in Ontario. It has been the basis for the mandated framework introduced in 2009 by the Ministry of Education for environmental education (EE) in all Ontario schools. Based on our research and personal reflections, this paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Curriculum Development, Teaching Methods
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