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Samperiz, Ana; Herrero, Juan – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
The objective of this study was to develop a nonformal environmental education program in a summer camp and to measure its effectiveness increasing environmental knowledge and attitudes of the participants. Seventy six teenagers between 14 and 17 years participated. Activities dealt with both natural and urban environment. Preactivity and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Summer Programs, Environmental Education, Adolescents
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Olson, Jade – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Environmentalist voices like the Earth Liberation Front have been labeled "eco-terrorists." The 2011 documentary film "If a Tree Falls" explores how "eco-terrorism" troubles the unstable border between activism and terrorism. This essay offers a textual analysis of the film's negotiation of the activism/terrorism…
Descriptors: Activism, Terrorism, Conservation (Environment), Films
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Stock, Paul V.; Darby, D. Bryon; Meyer, Kate – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Much has been written about the benefits of interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity for addressing environmental issues, but how do we teach such collaboration? Here, we describe our experiences attempting to foster collaboration between undergraduate students from sociology, environmental studies, and photography. We describe and reflect on a…
Descriptors: Essays, Environmental Education, Photography, Sociology
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Lane, Jennie F.; Ateskan, Armagan; Dulun, Öykü – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Several studies have investigated teachers' use of local environments. There has been limited research in Turkey about teacher perceptions of facilitators and obstacles. The current study received permission to use a survey conducted in the United States and to administer it to alumni of a teacher education program in Turkey. Compared to other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Natural Resources, Teaching Methods
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Jabar, Melvin A.; Regadio, Crisanto Q., Jr.; Collado, Zaldy C. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This article explores the understanding of marine citizenship among young people from two villages (urban and rural) in the Philippines. The purpose of the article is to examine the differences and similarities of their attitudes toward and engagement in marine environment conservation in rural and urban contexts. Young Focus Group Discussion…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, Marine Biology, Conservation (Environment)
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Richardson, Greer M.; Byrne, Laurel L.; Liang, Ling L. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Recognizing that teaching efficacy beliefs influence pedagogical content knowledge, this study assesses the impact of a general methods course on preservice teachers' efficacy beliefs and instructional planning of environmental education content. The course used explicit and visible strategies to support pedagogical and content knowledge…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Beliefs, Self Efficacy
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Perrin, Jeffrey L. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
The researcher conducted 17 semistructured interviews with environmental education professionals working in the field of nature connection to better understand how practitioners define and measure connection to nature. Participants noted the development of a conservation ethic as the most important indication of connection to nature. Practitioners…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Environmental Education, Researchers, Conservation (Environment)
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Warner, Laura A.; Lamm, Alexa J.; Rumble, Joy N. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This study tested the effect of four short videos appealing to environmental values on home irrigation users' intent to use good irrigation and fertilization practices. The videos were largely ineffective, and there was only a small effect on one of the behaviors within the fertilizer loss treatment group. Implications point to a need for…
Descriptors: Horticulture, Environmental Standards, Environmental Education, Video Technology
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Sarge, Melanie A.; Daggett, Samantha; VanDyke, Matthew S. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This study was designed to collect formative information for the development of theoretically driven water conservation communication efforts targeting the business sector of water users. Members from a West Texas Chamber of Commerce were recruited for participation in an online survey. Questionnaire responses were collected from 176 commercial…
Descriptors: Water, Natural Resources, Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education
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Ito, Hiroshi; Kawazoe, Nobuo – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This study analyzes relationships between socio-demographic factors (age, sex, education, and household income) and environmental awareness related to the eco-policy in Toyota City, Japan. Previous research has shown that citizens' environmental awareness improved significantly after the city was designated as an environmental model city by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demography, Environmental Education, Social Influences
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Anderson, Marcia – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Children spend as much as ten hours per day, five days a week in childcare centers and preschools. In providing healthy environments, these facilities deal with a variety of pest and pesticide issues influenced by their geographic location, local environment, and pesticide regulations. Some rely extensively on pesticides while others use…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Poisoning, Toxicology, Child Health
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Giannetta, Cathleen – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This article explores whether presenting conservation issues in a manner that makes connections with intertwined issues of violence, economics, social issues, and politics elicits more engagement than does presenting the conservation issues in isolation. Survey data were collected concerning African elephant poaching for ivory and the effect of…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Program Improvement, Program Effectiveness, Violence
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Ramukhwatho, Fhumulani; duPlessis, Roelien; Oelofse, Suzan – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
This study assessed the potential drivers of household food wastage in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. A total of 210 participants were interviewed face-to-face using structured questionnaire. The acquired data were captured in Microsoft Excel, and analyzed using the chi-square statistical test and SAS statistical software. The main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Wastes, Questionnaires
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Grantham, Susan; Vieira, Edward T., Jr. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate ExxonMobil's social responsibility/social responsiveness (SR) communication to determine the company's social responsibility messaging in terms of the Social Responsibility themes of the Triple bottom Line Model (profit, people, planet) and to evaluate if the messaging changed in response to external…
Descriptors: Corporations, Social Responsibility, Organizational Communication, Administrators
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Perrault, Evan K.; Albert, Cindy A. – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
Sustainability-related learning objectives in university curricula are becoming increasingly popular. While knowledge gain is usually a prevalent metric of success, this study assessed whether a project-based learning assignment could lead to attitudinal shifts in students regarding sustainability. After performing both primary…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Sustainability, Student Attitudes
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