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Subahi, Nisreen H. – Journal of Educational Issues, 2020
The present study aims to determine how far topics of renewable energy are included in the science curricula of the middle stage in Saudi Arabia. Thus, the study adopts the analytical descriptive approach. The sample comprised the science curricula of the second middle year (two semesters). The author developed and applied a form, whose validity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Energy Conservation, Science Instruction, Science Curriculum
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Bajpai, Shrish; Kidwai, Naimur Rahman – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The issue of renewable energy sources that have great potential to give solutions to the longstanding energy problems of India has been considered. It has been stated that renewable energy sources are an important part of India's plan to increase energy security and provide new generation with ample job opportunities. India's plans to move towards…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Conservation, Science Education, Engineering Education
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Genç, Murat; Akilli, Mustafa – Journal of Baltic Science Education, 2019
It is important to create positive attitudes and enough knowledge for preservice science teachers about renewable energy for future. The aim of this research was to show the correlation between renewable energy knowledge and subdimensions of attitude towards renewable energy with Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). The research was conducted by…
Descriptors: Correlation, Energy, Energy Conservation, Positive Attitudes
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2020
This paper discusses the developments in the renewable energy sector and their impact on jobs and training. It compiles and makes an analysis of how the available technologies in the market will further develop corresponding with global trends in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors, and the corresponding capacities that are needed…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Energy, Energy Conservation, Vocational Education
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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2017
This article presents insights from an inquiry into renewable energy development by Indigenous communities across Canada. The focus is on Indigenous leadership in developing renewable energy projects that align with traditional ecological philosophies while also providing increased economic and energy security, sovereignty, and educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Environmental Education, Energy
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Demirbag, Mehmet; Yilmaz, Sirin – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
In today's world, energy consumption constitutes a topic on countries' main agendas. In parallel with the military, technological and scientific developments associated with the increasing population, countries are generating policies that highlight energy sources that play a part in global competition. As with many innovations, factors such as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Risk, Student Attitudes
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Kimuli, Daniel; Nabaterega, Resty; Banadda, Noble; Kabenge, Isa; Ekwamu, Adipala; Nampala, Paul – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
African countries have initiated programs to generate electricity from renewable sources such as; wind, solar, biomass and hydropower. These initiatives are intended to reduce the carbon footprint of these countries in the wake of heavy dependency on fossil fuels and also provide cheap and accessible electricity to rural areas. These renewable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment), Energy Conservation
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Revák, Ibolya Markóczi; Jász, Erzsébet; Kovács, Eniko; Teperics, Károly; Visi, Judit Üto; Máth, János – Journal of Baltic Science Education, 2019
Shaping attitude related to renewable energy resources is the task of the entire society and in the case of students of different ages it is realized via education in and outside schools. This research concerns the analysis of the knowledge of students related to renewable energy resources, exploring the differences in the case of students in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Knowledge Level, Energy Conservation
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Rubner, Isabel; Berry, Ashton J.; Grofe, Theodor; Oetken, Marco – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A significant challenge for the global community is the increasing demand for clean and renewable energy technologies. However, a lack of knowledge of these technologies threatens to impede their adoption. The development of cheap, effective, and easy-to-use chemical and electrochemical storage technologies is crucial if countries are to move away…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Science Instruction, Chemistry, Hands on Science
Dautremont-Smith, Julian; O'Brien, Chris – Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Campuses are increasingly looking to renewable energy as the most financially attractive strategy for achieving dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while reducing long-term energy costs and minimizing energy price risk. To achieve economies of scale when sourcing renewable energy, cohorts of colleges and universities are beginning to…
Descriptors: Energy, Energy Management, Consortia, Colleges
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Izgi-Onbasili, Umit – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of energy resources activities on attitudes and views of prospective classroom teachers about renewable energy resources within the context of out-of school learning environments. In the study, quasi-experimental design without pre-test post-test control group was used. The research was conducted…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Energy Conservation, Field Trips
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Romich, Eric; Bowen-Elzey, Nancy – Journal of Extension, 2013
New energy policy, industry regulation, and market investment are influencing the development of renewable energy technologies, setting the stage for rural America to provide the energy of tomorrow. This article describes how Extension's renewable energy programming was implemented in two Ohio communities to engage elected officials and residents…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Capacity Building, Energy Conservation, Citizenship Responsibility
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Walz, Kenneth A.; Slowinski, Mary; Alfano, Kathleen – American Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
Calls for increased international competency in U.S. college graduates and the global nature of the renewable energy industry require an exploration of how to incorporate a global perspective in STEM curricula, and how to best develop faculty providing them with global knowledge and skills necessary to update and improve existing teaching…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, STEM Education, Faculty Development, Consciousness Raising
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Yang, Yonggao; Li, Lin – American Journal of Engineering Education, 2013
Renewable energy is the most rapidly growing discipline in today's business world and is commonly viewed as the main arena for research and development in various fields. This article summarizes the work and efforts of an educational project conducted at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). A major goal of the project was to design renewable…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Energy, Energy Education, Hands on Science
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Nordin, Norfarah; Samsudin, Mohd Ali; Harun, Abdul Hadi – Physics Education, 2017
This research aimed to investigate whether online problem based learning (PBL) approach to teach renewable energy topic improves students' behaviour towards energy conservation. A renewable energy online problem based learning (REePBaL) instruction package was developed based on the theory of constructivism and adaptation of the online learning…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Educational Technology
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