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Akar, Ibrahim; Ahi, Berat – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The purpose of this phenomenology study is to elicit and understand the gifted elementary school students' opinions about environment. A total of three gifted elementary school students selected by means of the homogenous sampling technique participated in the current study conducted in line with the phenomenology design of quantitative research.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Elementary School Students
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Serin, Mehmet Koray – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The current study is an inter-disciplinary study in which the problems posed by pre-service primary school teachers were analyzed within the context of both environment and mathematical processes. A total of 75 pre-service primary school teachers participated in the current study designed according to the case study design, one of the qualitative…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Problem Solving, Word Problems (Mathematics)
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Koyunlu Ünlü, Zeynep – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
Environmental education is a theoretical course included in elementary teaching programs in Turkey. Considering the importance of the practical application of theoretical knowledge, it is asked prospective teachers enrolled in this course to make a short film to raise their future students' environmental awareness. A total of 68 prospective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Yilmaz, Mehmet; Çimen, Osman; Karakaya, Ferhat; Adigüzel, Merve – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This study aimed to develop secondary school seventh-grade students' awareness of natural habitats and the interactions among living things, as well as reveal their views on the problems encountered. The study was designed as a case study, a qualitative perspective and conducted with 64 students from a private school during the 2017-2018 academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Private Schools, Student Attitudes, Animals
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Alabas, Ramazan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
Environmental education has been given in various primary school courses in Turkey, predominantly in Life Sciences, Social Sciences, and Science courses. This study, while focusing on the relationship between environment and child education, aims to decipher the roots of environmental education in Turkey. In order to accomplish this task at hand,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Environmental Education, Content Analysis, Textbooks
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Aydin-Güç, Funda; Aygün, Müge; Ceylan, Derya; Çavus-Güngören, Seda; Durukan, Ümmü Gülsüm; Hacioglu, Yasemin; Yekeler, Ayse Dilek – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of the interdisciplinary (the disciplines of Turkish, Social Science, Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Public Administration) activities performed in the scope of the Community Service Practices Course on the air pollution awareness (APW). This study has been performed as a multiple case study.…
Descriptors: Pollution, Elementary School Teachers, Interdisciplinary Approach, Turkish
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Sidekli, Sabri; Aktay, Sayim – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In the prevention or decreasing of environmental problems, attitudes and awareness of people have been significant. First of all, primary school teachers' awareness and tenderness on this field should be improved. In this study, the awareness of preservice teachers in primary school teaching department on environmental problems is aimed to be…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Environment
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Aydede Yalçin, Meryem Nur – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
It is important for people to be able to judge the nature while actually living in it to gain the scientific perspective which is an important skill nowadays. Within this importance, the general purpose of this study is to examine the effect of active learning based science camp activities on sixth, seventh and eighth grade students' opinions…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Summer Science Programs, Science Education, Elementary School Science
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Sagdic, Ali; Sahin, Elvan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The purpose of the current study is to describe beliefs, perceived barriers and teaching strategy preference of elementary teachers with respect to education for sustainable development. The sample of research survey consisted of 211 elementary teachers who are also participant of projects on environmental education entitled Green Pack and…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Surveys, Elementary School Teachers, Sustainable Development
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Spinola, Hélder – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Demographic factors are among those that influence environmental literacy and, particularly, environmentally responsible behaviours, either directly or due to an aggregation effect dependent on other types of variables. Present study evaluates a set of demographic variables as predictors for environmental literacy among 9th grade students from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Literacy
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Uyanik, Gökhan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
The aim of the study is to determine effect of environmental education based on transformational learning theory on primary school teacher candidates' perceptions towards environmental problems and permanency of learning. Pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design have been used in this study. The study group consists of 66 teacher candidates who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Transformative Learning, Learning Theories
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Barraza, Laura – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This research explores some of the factors that influence the relations about empathy and/or rejection that children establish towards some animal species. The role that school has within the social context in these dynamics was considered. Attitudes of young children (aged 7 to 9) from Mexico and England towards specific animal species, examining…
Descriptors: Animals, Empathy, Moral Development, Conservation (Environment)
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Okur-Berberoglu, Emel – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Environmental attitude covers a person's behavioural aims, impacts, and believings which is acquired from environmental subjects or activities. It is also mentioned that environmental attitude can be used in order to predict environmental behaviour. The aim of this study is to analyse the efficiency of an ecopedagogy-based TUBITAK environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Ecology, Communities of Practice
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Taskin-Ekici, Fatma; Ekici, Erhan; Cokadar, Hulusi – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This study aims to explore pre-service elementary teachers' understandings of the environment. A survey method was carried out in this study. A close-ended questionnaire and Draw-An-Environment Test (DAET) are administered to pre-service teachers (N = 255) after instruction of an Environmental Education course. A rubric (DAET-R) is used for…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Environmental Education
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Stagell, Ulrica; Almers, Ellen; Askerlund, Per; Apelqvist, Magnus – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Based on the consideration that learning about different action alternatives and strategies are essential parts of ESD, this quantitative study focuses Eco-School teachers' and instructors' views on including different sustainability-promoting actions in teaching practices. Direct actions, and actions that take place in the private sphere were…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Environmental Education, Statistical Analysis, Nongovernmental Organizations
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