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Sutti, Sandro – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Presents an account of Italy's environmental research project carried out by five high schools, titled the Water Analysis Project. Examines the historical and socioeconomic context in which it grew and developed; its objectives, processes, professional and pedagogical results. Discusses student and teacher benefits from the project. (MCO)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Models
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Blaikie, Norman – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Examined a subsample of students from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology to determine the extent to which an Ecological World View (EWV) has been adapted, an EWV related to environmental behavior, and the role education plays in the type of EWV adapted. Includes the Ecological World View Scale. (Contains 21 references.) (MDH)
Descriptors: College Students, Ecology, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Dowling, Ross – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Describes the history of the development of environmental education curricula in New Zealand's school system and the position that environmental education takes in the new National Curriculum of New Zealand. (Contains 26 references.) (MDH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Gunnell, Pam; Dyer, Ken – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Proposes that teaching methods be changed to move away from a positivist model toward an ecological model. Discusses three assumptions for future practice involving holism in environmental studies; the role of values in environmental studies; and the process of learning. (Contains 26 references.) (MDH)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Learning Processes
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Dyer, Ken; Gunnell, Pam – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Proposes that the anthropocentric, or human centered, and biocentric, or non-human centered, views of the environment are not dichotomous but rather lie on a continuum. Discusses the continuum in practice and presents a table representing the spectrum of human views of nature. (MDH)
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Hicks, David – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Proposes that a futures dimension be included in the environmental education curriculum. Presents eight points to justify its inclusion and eight potential future trends that could be explored. Other methods of envisioning the future and moving forward are discussed. (Contains 28 references.)
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Jickling, Bob – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Discusses the technique of conceptual analysis to communicate the meanings of difficult concepts in environmental education. Illustrates the technique for the concepts sustainable development education and education for sustainable development. Presents research needs that arise from the discussions. (MDH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Interpersonal Communication, Research Methodology
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Robertson, Alistair – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Interviewed 10 students in a secondary school teacher education program to determine the students' understandings of environment. Four conceptualizations of environment were portrayed: social, political, bio-physical, and inclusive. Four conceptualizations of human-nature relationships were described: connected, separate,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Cognitive Structures, Constructivism (Learning), Environmental Education
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Selby, David – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Presents and explains model representing four dimensions of global education: temporal, spatial, issues, and inner. Presents six principal areas covered by humane curricula; the relationships between humane education, environmental education, and human rights education; and two humane education activities for the secondary and elementary/secondary…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
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Kean, Joan – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Describes the Newcastle Architecture Workshop, an independent, charitable company that works with schools and the community in educating for urban environmental change. Activities in the schools include curriculum planning, collaborating with teachers, developing teaching strategies, and inservice training. Describes several workshop projects, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Change, Community Development, Community Programs
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Russell, David – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Argues that the scientific community cannot evoke the desired response from the general community concerning environmental problems, such as climate change, simply by warning the community of its dangers. Discusses the need for new meaning systems arising out of new ways of relating and communicating with each other about our ecology. (MDH)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Ecology, Environmental Education, Interpersonal Communication
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Thomas, Ian – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Describes a learning module for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and the relationship between EIA objectives and those of the module. Discusses constraints influencing the form of the subject and the range of possible training techniques. Presents details of the module's structure and comments on its approach. (Contains 16 references.) (MDH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Objectives, Environmental Education, Learning Modules
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Wais, Arjen Evert-Jan – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Results of action research involving 30 middle school students from Detroit indicated that all the students were concerned about classic environmental issues. Three ways of thinking about pollution and environmental problems emerged: (1) the personalistic view; (2) the technocratic view; and (3) the politicized view. (Contains 40 references.) (MDH)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adolescents, Beliefs, Cognitive Measurement
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White, Lesley – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
This paper explains the origin of the University of West Sidney's Bachelor of Applied Science in Social Ecology degree, and describes underlying philosophical framework, the major course organizing principles, and the proposed structure of the course. Highlights the problematic nature of setting up a dialectical, nondisciplinary-based program.…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Course Descriptions, Ecology, Educational Principles
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Gough, Annette Greenall – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1992
Expresses the concern that national planning groups do not address the ideological framework in which they operate as they work for sustained growth in environmental education. Traces the growth of environmental education in Australia since 1970. Discusses the role of women and individuals in sustaining environmental education growth. (Contains 42…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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