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Sanera, Michael – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Research shows that there is a big gap between intent and performance when students are taught about environmental issues. Discusses ideas for narrowing this gap and alleges that environmental bias is common in the teaching of environmental issues. Contains 33 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Courtenay-Hall, Pamela – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Discusses the problem of environmental bias and critiques Michael Sanera's approach to evaluation of environmental education performance. Notes that problems result from bias in curriculum materials. Contains 20 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Bowers, C. A. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Explains that Michael Sanera's analysis of what is wrong with environmental education raises disturbing questions about his appeal for scientific accuracy and balance. Argues that the critique itself must be able to meet tests of rigor. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Jardine, David W. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Explores the ecological and pedagogical images hidden within a tale of the author's returning to the place where he grew up and going for a birding walk with some old friends. Contains 18 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Birds, Ecology, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Mahoney, Denis – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Presents environmental education as a sharing of contested stories about the relationship between humans and nature. Suggests that the best storytelling occurs in nonformal and informal educational settings. Employs ethnographic research methods. Contains 19 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Informal Education
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Bader, Barbara – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Proposes a socioconstructivist environmental education. Explains that the challenge of environmental education is to enable students to gain a more complex representation of the sciences. Contains 35 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tsuji, Leonard J. S.; Karagatzides, Jim D.; Nieboer, Evert – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
Presents some useful information in regard to the issue of lead shot as well as its most common replacement, steel. Takes a holistic viewpoint and introduces hands-on activities that can be used across grade levels. Contains 55 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Wals, Arjen E. J.; van der Leij, Tore – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1997
Discusses different world views on the roles of both science and education in society, questions some of the arguments put forward by proponents of national standards for environmental education in the United States, and argues for an alternative form of quality assessment in environmental education which is process-based instead of product- or…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Mac Donald, Marilyn – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1997
Discusses some of the implications of a recent proposal by the Canadian Council for Human Resources in the Environmental Industries (CCHREI) for an umbrella certification process which would apply to the environmental work of a wide range of occupations, including education. Contains 63 references. (JRH)
Descriptors: Certification, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Jickling, Bob – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1997
Argues that defining environmental education not only entails more than just critiquing definitions of this field, but more fundamentally, critiquing the process by which education is defined. Concludes that definitions should be thought of as processes in which teachers, administrators, and scholars are all participants. Contains 40 references.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Stevenson, Robert B. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 1997
Offers a rationale for an in-depth and authentic study of a few environmental issues. Examines the problems and possibilities of constructing curriculum and pedagogy with such a focus by describing the beliefs and practices of teachers who have emphasized in-depth study as a means to promote student thoughtfulness. Contains 35 references. (JRH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes
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McBean, Gordon A.; Hengeveld, Henry G. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Discusses public confusion about the science related to climate change and public apathy towards related issues. This confusion can be related to a combination of factors, including ineffective communication. (Contains 39 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Climate Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Samaras, Anastasia P.; Howard, Barbara J.; Wende, Carolee M. – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Considers how science can be presented in a format that will allow college-level undergraduates not majoring in the sciences to understand science in terms of everyday life and in the context that science is important in their own fields of interest. (Contains 49 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Climate Change, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Global Warming
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Naess, Arne; Jickling, Bob – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Employs a dialogical style to explore the interface between Arne Naess's views about deep ecology and education. Themes examined include the educational implications of the 'deep' questioning process and other formulations of environmental thought. (DDR)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Drengson, Alan – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Explains Arne Naess's approach to understanding contemporary grassroots movements, especially the long-range deep ecology movement. Stresses respect and appreciation for all forms of diversity, including personal, cultural, and ecological. (Contains 26 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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