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Tillmanns, Tanja – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Since sustainability is subjective and context dependent, sustainability education should focus on the development of a personal understanding of sustainability through critical reflection of values and behaviour. Emotions can motivate value clarification -- a prerequisite to transform worldviews and behaviour. The article presents the disruptive…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Higher Education, Psychological Patterns
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Evans, Neus; Ferreira, Jo-Anne – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Many sustainability education scholars argue that active, participatory and experimental pedagogies, known as sustainability or ESD pedagogies, provide the most effective strategies for developing learners' understanding, thinking and ability to act for sustainability. However, factors that impact learning are complex and the extent to which some…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education Programs
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Rodríguez-Chueca, Jorge; Molina-García, Agustín; García-Aranda, César; Pérez, Javier; Rodríguez, Encarnación – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This research studies the efficiency of Flipped Classroom (FC) and Challenge-Based Learning (CBL) as an innovative methodology to facilitate the learning of concepts involving sustainability and the circular economy by higher education students. This study, conducted as part of various innovative education projects, was applied in different…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Sustainable Development, Problem Based Learning, Engineering Education
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Derr, Victoria – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This article presents an exploration of diverse adults' motivations for action to promote social and environmental change at a California public university. Semi-structured interviews with current or graduated university students reveal how they navigate their own identities and intersectionalities in developing an activist orientation and their…
Descriptors: Social Change, Environment, Environmental Education, State Universities
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Miao, Ruolin E.; Cagle, Nicolette L. – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Recent work in environmental psychology and education emphasizes environmental identity as important in predicting a broad array of environmental behaviors. However, there are gaps in understanding how other social identities interact with environmental identity. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 30 undergraduate students from diverse…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Environmental Education, Self Concept, Gender Differences
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Edwards, Melissa; Brown, Paul; Benn, Suzanne; Bajada, Christopher; Perey, Robert; Cotton, Deborah; Jarvis, Walter; Menzies, Gordon; McGregor, Ian; Waite, Katrina – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Sustainability learning is holistic and complex as it draws on diverse disciplines and can be interpreted differently within individual pedagogies. Embedding sustainability across and within business schools relies on developing suitable boundary objects. These may include representations such as models, frameworks or classificatory schemes that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Business Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Curriculum Development
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Holdsworth, Sarah; Sandri, Orana; Thomas, Ian; Wong, Peter; Chester, Andrea; McLaughlin, Patricia – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Higher Education plays an influential role in societal transformation towards sustainability. An understanding of the application of sustainability learning from degree programs in a graduate's professional practice can serve as an important feedback loop for developing and advancing sustainability in higher education. A knowledge gap exists…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Sustainability, Employment Potential
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Dósa, Katalin; Russ, Rosemary S. – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Popular media often reports on the carbon footprint of certain activities, items or people. We were curious to explore how people make sense of these news pieces, and specifically, whether and how carbon literacy (CL) and quantitative literacy (QL) influences their reasoning. We interviewed and surveyed students of various backgrounds using…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Literacy, Information Seeking
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Skarstein, Frode – Environmental Education Research, 2020
A large proportion of people in western societies do not believe in the concept of human-induced climate change (HICC), and oil-dependent economies might be expected to have more climate contrarian populations than others. Recent recessions in the Norwegian oil industry caused an influx of dismissed oil engineers into Norwegian science teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Ferguson, Therese – Environmental Education Research, 2020
The development, quality and impact of environmental and sustainability education (ESE) in the Caribbean have received increased attention from a growing body of education researchers over the past few decades. This is not surprising given that the region has been grappling with various environmental, social, and economic sustainability issues,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Curriculum Development, Educational Quality
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Wu, Meng; Zhu, Zhen; Chen, Jin; Niu, Lijuan; Liu, Chi-Chang – Environmental Education Research, 2020
In this study, we assessed how 34 young adult participants in an environmental education (EE) program from 2011 to 2014 constructed their learning outcomes through interviews and the exploration of autobiographical memory functions (AMFs) regarding program experiences. We articulated a variety of directive, social, and self AMFs, including the…
Descriptors: Memory, Environmental Education, Outcomes of Education, Autobiographies
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Bessant, Sophie E. F.; Robinson, Zoe P. – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This paper explores one key aspect of marketisation in English universities, the quality-related research funding (QR) system, which central government in the United Kingdom uses to allocate funds to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), based on a system of reviewing and rating the 'quality' of research at different HEIs. Specifically, it focuses…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Commercialization
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Singer-Brodowski, Mandy; Brock, Antje; Etzkorn, Nadine; Otte, Insa – Environmental Education Research, 2019
In Germany, the implementation of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for sustainable development (ESD) 2015-2019 aims to implement ESD more profoundly within the structures of Germany's educational system. In this context, a national monitoring has been set up in order to analyze the extent and quality of ESD implementation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Early Childhood Education
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Mori, Tomoko; Tasaki, Tomohiro – Environmental Education Research, 2019
The transformation to sustainable social systems requires both individual and collective pro-environmental behaviors. In this study, we quantified the impacts of factors that promote or impede collective pro-environmental behaviors around the use of renewable energy. An online questionnaire was completed by Japanese high school and college…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Energy, Sustainable Development
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Malandrakis, Georgios; Gkitsas, Stergios; Bara, Evagelia-Zoi – Environmental Education Research, 2019
The present study aims to explore student-teachers' (STs') progress in understanding social urban sustainability and how it is affected through the development of digital stories and engagement in civic actions. Participants were 44 STs enrolled in a Department of Primary Education located in Northern Greece. Although participants were aware of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Student Teacher Attitudes, Urban Areas
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