NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 378 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ferreira, Johanna G. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
This article reports on the perceptions of students who participated in a place-based endeavor, the "kids in parks" program, in the largest national park in South Africa. Feedback from students who participated in the program from 2011 to 2017 was analyzed to identify themes. A random sample of 350 messages from students over the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Parks, Outdoor Education, Place Based Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wilkins, Emily J.; Smith, Jordan W.; Keane, Rose – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
Effective communication with the public is critical for managing parks and enhancing visitor experiences. Visitors to Crater Lake National Park in Oregon (USA) were sampled on-site (n = 580) to explore social media uses and preferences. Three-fourths of visitors were active on at least one social media platform, and visitors associated different…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Information Dissemination, Parks
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Anderson, Marcia – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
To protect the health and well-being of children and clients, workers in schools, childcare centers, and the healthcare industry need regular, state-of-the-art education on bed bug avoidance and control. For some, webinars provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency are a convenient, free source of this education. Bed bug…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Web Based Instruction, Well Being, Child Health
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
?terbuleac, Daniel; Toma, Ovidiu – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
At "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, a novel concept has been implemented by creating the University Regional Research Consortium for Environmental Monitoring and Protection, to improve environmental monitoring and education applicability. The Eco-Consortium has implemented several projects which involved teachers, students, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Ecology, Consortia
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wolfe, Christopher R.; Cedillos-Whynott, Elizabeth M.; Vanni, Michael J. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
"You Live in a Watershed" is a state park exhibit about watersheds. We conducted a two-pronged assessment of learning and attitudes. Study 1 employed a pretest-intervention-posttest design with 30 children visiting the exhibit on a fieldtrip. We found significant increases in knowledge and attitudes. Study 2 was a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Environmental Education, Parks, Exhibits
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gharis, Laurie; Franzen, Rebecca L.; Liddicoat, Kendra; Remington, Taylor N. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
The North American Association for Environmental Education encourages state environmental education associations to develop professional certifications for individual environmental educators. To understand perceptions in Wisconsin, the authors distributed an online survey. Survey questions encompassed participant demographics; certification…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Certification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yilmaz, Simge; Temiz, Zeynep; Karaarslan Semiz, Güliz – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate how children express human-nature interactions after a folk storytelling session. In order to accomplish this task, a Turkish folk story was told to thirteen five-year-old Turkish preschool children. Subsequently, the children were asked to retell the story and semi-structured interviews related to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Childrens Attitudes, Comprehension
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Giovos, Ioannis; Moutopoulos, Dimitrios K.; Charitou, Anastasia; Gonzalvo, Joan – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
In Greece, research about Environmental Education in elementary schools is scarce and geographically limited. A total of 1,157 questionnaires focused on the marine environment and, especially, on cetaceans (dolphins and whales), were conducted among 5th and 6th grade primary school students from 25 Greek towns. Results revealed that the awareness…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Wildlife
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Glaab, Sabine; Heyne, Thomas – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
A total of 268 primary school children (age 8.75 ± 0.65) spent one day at a wildlife park attending environmental education aiming at high cognitive achievement and motivation alongside maintained discipline. To accomplish this at an out-of-school learning setting, we compared our preferred 'guided learning at workstations' (G) combining the…
Descriptors: Wildlife, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Elementary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McPherson, Kerri; Wright, Tarah; Tyedmers, Peter – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
Ocean education can potentially improve understanding and engage individuals to act sustainably. Within Canada, a country bordered by three oceans with vast ocean resources, there is no formal mandate to teach ocean literacy within the school system. The ocean impacts the economy, culture, and ecology of Nova Scotia. This study examines, through…
Descriptors: Oceanography, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, Science Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brewer, Dawn; Travis, Elizabeth; Koempel, Annie; Ormsbee, Lindell; Pennell, Kelly – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
The NIEHS-sponsored "Appalachian Health & Well-Being Community Forum" held in Eastern Kentucky brought various community members together to communicate and establish better coordination of efforts to improve health and address regional environmental issues. The 2-hour forum discussion provided bi-directional feedback about the needs…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Pollution, Chronic Illness, Community Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Duxbury, Theodore; Bradshaw, Karen; Khamanga, Sandile; Tandlich, Roman; Srinivas, Sunitha – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
To increase individual and communal environmental health awareness through an experiential-education project. A computer-based pre- and postintervention quiz; an educational poster; an interactive board game; and a take-home information leaflet were utilized for a school learners-centered health promotion exhibit at a National Science Festival in…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Natural Resources
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ghassami, Fateme; Yousefi, Elham; Salehi, Esmail – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
The current environmental crisis has mainly a human-induced origin. In this regard, technical and vocational (T&V) graduates have an important role in the optimal use of environment and resources. Therefore, this research intends to find the best teaching method of education for sustainable development (ESD) in order to improve the behavior of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Vocational Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hausia Havea, Peni; Siga, Amelia; Rabuatoka, Titilia; Tagivetaua Tamani, Apenisa; Devi, Priya; Senikula, Ruci; Hemstock, Sarah L; Jacot des Combes, Helene – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
In this article , author(s) reported on the results of the EU PacTVET project, which explored the use of TVET to support resilience in the region with an emphasis on climate change and health. An exploratory design was used to investigate how vocational education supports solutions for climate change and health. The results showed that vocational…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Climate, Health, Role of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cheeseman, Adam; Wright, Tarah – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
While many studies have investigated environmental education programs, fewer have focused on the longer-term effects of these interventions. This study provides insight into the longer-term influences of an earth education summer camp in Nova Scotia, Canada. Data were collected using a semi-structured interview process with seven parents of…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Summer Programs, Foreign Countries, Resident Camp Programs
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  26