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Cebrián, Gisela – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This paper presents an evidence-based model (the I3E model) for embedding education for sustainability (EfS) within a higher education institution. This model emerged from a doctoral research that examined organisational learning and change processes at the University of Southampton to build EfS into the university curriculum. The researcher aimed…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Undergraduate Students, Sustainability, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Kennedy, Emily Huddart; Boyd, Amanda – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Campus common reading programs are intended to stimulate critical thinking and dialogue across disciplines yet scarce evidence exists to evaluate the success of such programs. We assess the extent to which engagement in an environmentally-themed common reading program is related to (1) concern for waste-related issues, (2) beliefs that addressing…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Reading Programs, Wastes, Conservation (Environment)
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Lankenau, Greg R. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Environmental thinkers and educators have argued for the importance of celebrating our connectedness to nature, or the perception of being part of, rather than separate from, the natural world. Using pre-and post-test measurements of Nature Relatedness and supplemental interviews, this study addresses the question of whether a particular…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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Mintz, Keren; Tal, Tali – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This research investigates the ways in which undergraduate courses dealing with the environment address sustainable development (SD), and contribute to the development of sustainability learning outcomes (SLO). The participants in the study were 13 instructors, and 360 students who were enrolled in 13 courses that addressed the environment in a…
Descriptors: Course Content, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Gordon, Sue; Thomas, Ian – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Use of role-plays to develop deep student-learning has many advocates. Role-play is a powerful approach for learning that develops relevant skills in a range of disciplines and situations. In Higher Education, sustainability programmes role-play pedagogy appears to have great relevance for developing the competencies that these graduates will…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Role Playing
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Ho, Ezra; Ang, Nicholas – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Environmental and sustainability programmes in higher education have gained traction over the last several decades. More-than-disciplinary epistemologies and innovative pedagogies promise transformational learning to grapple with contemporary environmental challenges. Environmental programmes thus have implicit messages of social change.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees, Environmental Education
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Prévot, Anne-Caroline; Clayton, Susan; Mathevet, Raphael – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Education has been proposed as an important way to increase environmental concern. Beyond providing information, education could also encourage a stable sense of oneself as connected to the natural world, or environmental identity (EID), which is a predictor of environmental concern and behavior. This study explored the relative roles of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Environmental Education, College Students, Questionnaires
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Whitley, Cameron T.; Takahashi, Bruno; Zwickle, Adam; Besley, John C.; Lertpratchya, Alisa P. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
While Value-Belief-Norm (VBN) theory has been widely applied to various populations, it has seldom been tested on college students. This study extends VBN theory to examine what socio-psychological factors influence sustainability behaviors among university students. Undergraduate students are an interesting and novel population, as they are still…
Descriptors: Values, Beliefs, Theories, Sustainability
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Beery, Thomas; Jørgensen, Kari Anne – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Given concerns for a severely diminished childhood experience of nature, coupled with alarm for a rapidly diminishing global biodiversity, this article considers the potential for childhood nature experience to be an important part of biodiversity understanding. Findings from two studies are integrated and presented as windows into childhood…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Biodiversity, Natural Resources, Semi Structured Interviews
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Tsevreni, Irida – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This paper presents an attempt to apply Jacques Rancière's emancipatory pedagogy of "the ignorant schoolmaster" to environmental education, which emphasises environmental ethics. The paper tells the story of a philosophy of nature project in the framework of an environmental adult education course at a Second Chance School in Greece,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Philosophy
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Aguilar, Olivia M. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Interest in community environmental education (EE) and community education for sustainable development (ESD) is increasing, as evidenced by the increase in studies examining community EE/ESD approaches and NAAEE's current development of the Community EE Guidelines for Excellence. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to: (1) provide a review of…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Environmental Education, Community Education, Sustainable Development
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Rooney, Tonya – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In the context of challenges posed by climate change, this paper draws attention to the significance of children's relationship with weather. The paper contends that it is time to engage more closely with children's weather relations when developing and experimenting with new environmental pedagogies. Furthermore, it is argued that there is a need…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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Datta, Ranjan Kumar – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This auto-ethnographic article explores how land-based education might challenge Western environmental science education (ESE) in an Indigenous community. This learning experience was developed from two perspectives: first, land-based educational stories from Dene First Nation community Elders, knowledge holders, teachers, and students; and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Autobiographies, Environmental Education, Tribes
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Morrison, Scott A. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
In this article I report the findings of an intrinsic case study involving seven ecologically minded teachers who participated in a Critical Friends Group (CFG) for five months. The topic of our discussions was EcoJustice education, which involves analyzing and reframing Westernized culture. Findings are focused on how the participants grappled…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, Case Studies, Environmental Education, Faculty Development
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Liu, Shu-Chiu; Lin, Huann-shyang – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The purpose of the study was to explore undergraduate students' views about environmental futures that are preferred or desirable for them, and to further examine relationships between specific future-related views and general environmental attitudes. 96 students from one reputable public university in Taiwan participated in a survey that included…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Futures (of Society), Freehand Drawing, State Universities
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