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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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Jarrett, Lorna; Takacs, George – Environmental Education Research, 2020
We present ideas about concepts underlying climate change, held by students in years 9 and 10. Misconceptions about climate change are common among students, and may be due to misconceptions about underlying concepts. To investigate this, we developed the Climate Change Concept Inventory (CCCI), and trialed it with 229 students; corroborating…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Scientific Concepts, Student Attitudes
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Duhn, Iris; Galvez, Sarita – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Referring to Haraway's concept of tentacularity, this article embarks on a curious research practice-inspired speculative journey to think with material tentacular becomings in an Australian kindergarten. Some of the questions that guided our curious research practice asked: How does curious practice as a postqualitative methodology enable us, as…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Inquiry
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Kemper, Joya A.; Ballantine, Paul W.; Hall, C. Michael – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Faculty are key to bringing about 'bottom-up' change for sustainability education. Yet, research is still needed on the backgrounds and experiences of change agents in universities and the challenges they face. This study focuses on the marketing discipline, a field fraught with epistemological tensions in seeking to integrate sustainability,…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Business Schools, Business Administration Education, Business Education Teachers
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Hofman, Karen; Hughes, Karen – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Nature-based tourism experiences have the potential to change the environmental knowledge, attitudes and behavior of visitors; but such experiences may be beyond the physical and/or financial reach of many people. To influence the conservation behavior of populations world-wide, a more accessible yet equally effective strategy is required. Using…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Natural Resources, Documentaries, Behavior Change
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Sandri, Orana; Holdsworth, Sarah; Thomas, Ian – Environmental Education Research, 2018
The development of university wide graduate attributes has become an important mechanism for setting generic learning outcomes across higher education institutions. Many universities around the world have developed sets of graduate attributes that they aim to develop through degree programs. Sustainability related attributes have been included in…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Outcomes of Education
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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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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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Babb, Yeyoung May; McBurnie, Janine; Miller, Kelly K. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Popular and accessible before television and the internet, picture books capture the context of the time they were created and influence the generations of children who consume them. Depictions of the natural world have changed across several generations of picture books as seen in illustrations of all 249 books of an influential collection, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Content Analysis
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Gannon, Susanne – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Emerging posthuman paradigms are beginning to influence approaches to educational research and pedagogy, including the "common worlds" investigations of relations among children and wild animals in early childhood settings. This paper turns to child-animal encounters in a secondary school wetlands project to explore some of the…
Descriptors: Ecology, Secondary School Students, Animals, Wildlife
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Lynch, Julianne; Eilam, Efrat; Fluker, Martin; Augar, Naomi – Environmental Education Research, 2017
Community-school partnerships are an established practice within environmental science education, where a focus on how local phenomena articulate with broader environmental issues and concerns brings potential benefits for schools, community organisations and local communities. This paper contributes to our understanding of such educational…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Innovation, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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Izadpanahi, Parisa; Elkadi, Hisham; Tucker, Richard – Environmental Education Research, 2017
This study aims to determine if primary school children's environmental attitudes can be predicted by whether their school had been designed or adapted for sustainability. A New Ecological Paradigm ("NEP") scale for children was adopted to measure attitudes, with supplementary questions added to align this scale to the Australian context…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Attitude Measures, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Tomas, Louisa; Girgenti, Sarah; Jackson, Cliff – Environmental Education Research, 2017
The education for sustainability (EfS) literature espouses participatory, praxis-orientated, place-based and holistic approaches to teaching and learning. The introduction of a first-year EfS unit for pre-service teachers at James Cook University provided an opportunity to explore their attitudes toward EfS and their perceptions of the relevant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Sustainability
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Marks, M.; Chandler, L.; Baldwin, C. – Environmental Education Research, 2017
A key goal of Biosphere Reserves (BR) is to foster environmental education for sustainable development. In this study we systematically analyse two cases in which environmental art is used as a mechanism to engage communities in "building environmental understanding", in Noosa BR in Australia and North Devon BR in the United Kingdom.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Art Activities, Documentation
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