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Broom, Catherine – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2008
This paper explores how Geography's position in British Columbia (BC), Canada's school social studies curricula has been affected by changes in educational cycles over the twentieth century. The amount of instructional time, the importance assigned to the subject and the content of the subject have varied in accordance with the pre-eminence given…
Descriptors: Geography, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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DeChano, Lisa M. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2006
This study is based on the hypothesis that the more a person knows about the environment the more positive the person's attitude will be toward the environment. But is this relationship real or assumed? This question is examined using data collected from students in their final year of secondary school (17-19 years) in Chile, England, Switzerland…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes