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Cook, Victoria – Environmental Education Research, 2008
This paper presents findings from research into students' perceptions and experiences of geography fieldwork. The study focused on Year 9 students (13-14 years) from three state secondary schools in urban northern England. Geography fieldwork, depending on its conceptualisation and implementation, has the potential to provide students with a wide…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Affective Objectives, Ideology
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Littledyke, Michael – Environmental Education Research, 2008
Science education has an important part in developing understanding of concepts that underpin environmental issues, leading potentially to pro-environmental behaviour. However, science is commonly perceived negatively, leading to inappropriate and negative models of science that do not connect to people's experiences. The article argues that the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Environmental Education, Active Learning, Science Education