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Zecha, Stefanie – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2015
An understanding of the current situation of nature experiences among adolescents is of critical importance for the protection of nature. The participants of this study are 14-15 year-old pupils from Bavaria (Southern Germany) and Asturias (Northern Spain). In particular, the author was interested in a) the level of outdoor experiences of each…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Comparative Education, Early Adolescents
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Kardeliene, Laimute; Kardelis, Kestutis; Bakutyte, Rima – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2014
The article discloses the value of academic library. This value is deriving from the university purpose to prepare students to be able to deal with the increasing the flow of information in the society (Owusu-Ansah, 2001). Research was carried out in Utena University of applied science. First-year students (n = 140) made 48,3% of the sample, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Competency Based Education, Specialists
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Khalil, Nehal Lotfy – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
Due to the rapidly changing knowledge, teachers are supposed to teach their students ways of thinking and gathering information, not certain contents that would change shortly. In this sense, sustainability, which, in part, means the preparation of an individual who has the ability to practise critical thinking and to find creative solutions to…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Psychology, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Kanbar, Nancy – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2012
The population growth together with the unsustainable consumption pattern is putting increasing stress on the planet's natural resources. The increasing realisation that humans are harming the environment is taking the form of a global movement intended to change behaviour towards sustainability, now recognised as a framework that links humans to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Arabs, Business Administration Education
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Ololube, Nwachukwu Prince; Briggs, Teinye; Kpolovie, Peter James; Ezindu, Salome Uwaoma – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2010
This study dwells upon communicative approach as a tool for relating reading and writing skills in early childhood education in a developing economy. The quantitative data was gathered through the use of structured questionnaires and was analysed using SPSS version 17. This study confirms that teachers in the selected early childhood education…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries