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Drewes, Andrea – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Climate change presents societal and environmental challenges, as well as educational ones. Obstacles abound within teaching and learning climate change, related to its complex nature, the proliferation of misinformation, and its absence from many science curricula. Efforts have previously been made to study teacher content knowledge and beliefs…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Self Concept, Climate, Teaching Methods
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Stapleton, Sarah Riggs – Environmental Education Research, 2020
In this article, I advocate for critical environmental education that is responsive to power inequities and use standpoint theory to help explain why environmental education has been slow to become race-conscious/responsive. Standpoint theory provides theoretical support for the multiplicity of stories and views surrounding the environment and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Race, Racial Bias, Conservation (Environment)
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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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Lehnert, Michal; Fiedor, David; Frajer, Jindrich; Hercik, Jan; Jurek, Martin – Environmental Education Research, 2020
The future life-styles and pro-environmental behaviour of today's younger students will be a cardinal factor in mitigating the severity of projected climate change. In this study, Czech students at upper-primary and secondary-school levels responded to a set of covertly paired statements designed to assess their beliefs concerning the usefulness…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Beliefs, Environmental Education
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Seo, Eunjung; Ryu, Jaemyong; Hwang, Seyoung – Environmental Education Research, 2020
This study adopted the modified Delphi method to build key competence indicators for the course subject 'Environment' in the secondary school curriculum in South Korea. 15 Delphi panelists participated, and were provided a three-stage questionnaire survey. The findings classified eight secondary school 'environment' curriculum key competencies…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Environmental Education, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Zaradez, Noam; Sela-Sheffy, Rakefet; Tal, Tali – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Despite growing interest in promoting environmental education (EE), as in other countries, its status within the formal education system in Israel is still ambiguous and its effectiveness questionable. Proceeding from the view of structure-agent interdependency, the present study focuses on teachers' identity as key to understanding the situation…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Professional Identity, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Munkebye, Eli; Scheie, Eldri; Gabrielsen, Anja; Jordet, Arne; Misund, Stig; Nergård, Tone; Øyehaug, Anne Bergljot – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Education for sustainable development (ESD) provides crucial opportunities for young people to be involved in complex sustainability issues. This study contributes to existing knowledge about primary school teachers' approaches to ESD across a range of subjects. Norwegian schools can join the Sustainable Backpack programme (SBP), which supports…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Elementary School Curriculum, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education
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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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Sund, Per; Gericke, Niklas – Environmental Education Research, 2020
In many countries' policy documents and curricula, teachers in the subject areas of science, social science and language are encouraged to collaborate on cross-curricular issues such as sustainable development (SD). This study is conducted in secondary schools (compulsory years 7-9) in Sweden and investigates the similarities and differences in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Sustainable Development, Secondary School Students, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Wu, Meng; Yuan, Tzu-Chi; Liu, Chi-Chang – Environmental Education Research, 2020
To fight the stigma attached to wild animals, we designed an environmental education lesson for urban pupils to enhance their understanding of and to transform their perceptions of wild animals. To assess the outcomes of our lesson, we designed pre- and post-lesson drawing assessments based on qualitative research methods. We recruited 27 urban…
Descriptors: Wildlife, Freehand Drawing, Environmental Education, Student Attitudes
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Kovács, Judit; Medvés, Dóra; Pántya, József – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Since education aims to offer applicable knowledge, studying knowledge--behavior relationship is of key importance in promoting environmental education. But there is scarcity of studies addressing the relationship between knowledge and real behavior choices. We examined the connection between environmental knowledge and behavior (self-reported and…
Descriptors: Plastics, Knowledge Level, Conservation (Environment), Ecology
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Hunter, Roberta Howard; Jordan, Rebecca C. – Environmental Education Research, 2020
Environmental educators in both formal and informal settings work to develop students' environmental literacy, with the goal of developing adult citizens who care about the environment and are knowledgeable and prepared to engage in behaviours to address environmental issues. Yet little attention has been paid to educator environmental literacy.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Identification (Psychology), Environmental Education, Multiple Literacies
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Affifi, Ramsey – Environmental Education Research, 2020
In the critical tradition, environmental education discourse interrogates how knowledge constructs experience. But environmental education also emphasises perceiving, understanding and responding to "more-than-human" beings and processes. These two motivations are in tension. One problem is that the epistemological orientation driving…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Realism, Epistemology, Generalization
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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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Knutsson, Beniamin – Environmental Education Research, 2020
The extreme inequality in South African education is well-documented by researchers. There is also a rich literature concerned with education for sustainable development (ESD) in the country. The relationship between these two phenomena has, however, been sparsely investigated. Drawing on biopolitical theory and fieldwork conducted in South…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Living Standards, Foreign Countries
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