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Campigotto, Rachelle; Barrett, Sarah E. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Ontario, Canada mandates integrating environmental education (EE) into all subject areas from K-12, but pre-service teachers receive little to no instruction on how to do so. This study focusses on the experiences of 13 pre-service students who demonstrated their passion for EE through their own activism and volunteerism. Findings include the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Leduc, Timothy B. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
What role can awe play in the practice of environmental education as our lives become increasingly urbanized? This paper looks at the historic emergence of land experience in environmental education and thinking as a means for examining its potential role in an urban academic setting. Many early environmental scholars proposed that the mind is…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Urban Universities, Experience, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Goralnik, Lissy; Dobson, Tracy; Nelson, Michael Paul – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
In this paper we argue for the need for a thoughtful and intentional pedagogy in experiential environmental learning that educates for empathetic relationships with humans, nonhuman others, and natural systems, or field philosophy. After discussing the tensions in various ecofeminist perspectives, we highlight relevant ecofeminist ideas and thread…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Caring
Breunig, Mary – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
In Canada, there exists a noteworthy educational initiative referred to as Environmental Studies Programs (ESPs). These secondary school programs are interdisciplinary, helping to link subject matter and encouraging student responsibility. This paper will present student reports from five case studies where I investigated how ESP participation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Food, Secondary School Students
Oakley, Jan; Watson, Gavan P. L.; Russell, Constance L.; Cutter-Mackenzie, Amy; Fawcett, Leesa; Kuhl, Gail; Russell, Joshua; van der Waal, Marlon; Warkentin, Traci – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
The "question of the animal" represents an area of emergent interest in the environmental education field, as researchers critically consider human-animal relations and animal advocacy in their work. Following a group discussion at the 10th Seminar in Health and Environmental Education Research, the authors of this paper share experiences,…
Descriptors: Animals, Group Discussion, Environmental Education, Educational Research
Asfeldt, Morten; Urberg, Ingrid; Henderson, Bob – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
This paper explores the pedagogical benefits of combining remote winter wilderness travel and homestead living with reading, writing, and listening to personal narratives from the expedition region. A co-taught interdisciplinary university course will be used as a case study to demonstrate the ways in which this approach aids in developing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives, Environmental Education, Educational Benefits
Inwood, Hilary J. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
This article explores the intersection of art education and place-based education as a means of developing ecological literacy. The author advocates the development of a model of place-based art education, one that integrates the real-world, community-centred learning of place-based education with the affective, subjective orientation of art…
Descriptors: Art Education, Models, Interdisciplinary Approach, Environmental Education
Stone, Michael K. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
This paper complements Fritjof Capra's paper in this issue, "Sustainable Living, Ecological Literacy, and the Breath of Life." It explores how concepts essential to ecological literacy can also guide strategies for overcoming barriers to introducing integrated, multidisciplinary pedagogy into school curricula. It examines how the crisis…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Barriers, Educational Strategies
Ardoin, Nicole M. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
Sense of place is lauded as critical to developing an environmentally conscious and responsive citizenry. Calls for place-based education have often arisen from an emotional plea to reconnect to the land, become rooted, and conserve natural places. However, in reality, sense of place encompasses a multidimensional array that is not only…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Holistic Approach, Cultural Influences, Social Influences
Mokuku, Tsepo; Jobo, 'Mantoetse E.; Raselimo, Mohaeka; Mathafeng, Tseliso; Stark, Karl – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
In response to environmental degradation, the Lesotho government, in collaboration with the Danish government, introduced an Environmental Education Support Project in schools in 2001. In order to optimise the achievement of the project goals the, Monitoring and Research Team was established to formatively evaluate the project as it unfolded. The…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Environmental Education, Action Research, Workshops
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Moore, Janet – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Describes an interdisciplinary project involving university researchers, community groups, and industry partners in a collaborative dialogue about sustainability. Focuses on the Georgia Basin Futures Project. (Contains 20 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Economics, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Ramsey, Doug – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Uses lyrics and musical styles to illustrate the role of music in educating young people about ecosystem fragility and the cultural importance of rural resources. Describes the east coast fishery prior to and following the announcement of the Northern Cod fishery moratorium in 1992. (Contains 40 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Fishes
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Fortner, Rosanne W. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Suggests that the curricular fit of climate change is best in Earth systems-oriented classrooms. Discusses the opposition to human-mediated climate change as a curriculum topic. (Contains 32 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Climate Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Khalid, Tahsin – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Identifies and describes misconceptions held by preservice elementary teachers about the greenhouse effect, atmospheric ozone, and acid precipitation. (Contains 28 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Lenzen, Manfred; Murray, Joy – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Presents a large-scale teacher development program, a personal greenhouse gas calculator, and resources for teachers and students. (Contains 57 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Climate Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Equal Education