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Lakhan, Calvin – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This study used Azjen's Theory of Planned Behavior to examine how pro-recycling and pro-environmental messaging delivered by religious leaders affects stated recycling behavior among ethnic minorities. Using data collected from 12 religious institutions in three Ontario, Canada, communities, a promotion and education program was developed to: (1)…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Recycling, Conservation (Environment), Religious Factors
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Murakami, Christopher Daniel; Su-Russell, Chang; Manfra, Louis – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Learning gardens can provide dynamic learning and developmental experiences for young children. This case study of 12 early childhood teachers explores how teachers describe (1) learning across numerous school readiness domains and (2) how to support this learning by promoting opportunities for autonomy, relatedness, and competence. Participants…
Descriptors: Gardening, Teaching Methods, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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Camasso, Michael J.; Jagannathan, Radha – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
In this article we describe the development, implementation, and some of the early impacts of Nurture thru Nature (NtN), an American after-school and summer program designed to introduce elementary school students in disadvantaged, urban public schools to natural science and environmental education. The program, which began operations in 2010 as a…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Elementary School Students, Natural Resources
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Bowers, Alison W.; Roth, Noelle Wyman; Holthuis, Nicole – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Many practitioners and researchers describe academic and environmental benefits of environmental education for kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) students. To consider the empirical underpinnings of those program descriptions, we systematically analyzed the peer-reviewed literature (1994-2013), focusing on outcomes of environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Surata, Sang Putu Kaler; Vipriyanti, Nyoman Utari – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Bali's subak cultural landscape, with its ancient and extensive paddy-fields and irrigation system, is a valuable resource for place-based education. However, this landscape is threatened by various problems. Here we analyze the relationships among Balinese teachers, student teachers, and students, and review their knowledge, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Tolppanen, Sakari; Aksela, Maija – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This study uses qualitative content analysis to examine 355 open-ended questions, presented by 16-19-year-old international students, to find out what students want to learn about climate change. The study finds that students have a high level of consideration toward scientific, societal, and ethical aspects of climate change and that students'…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Content Analysis, Foreign Students, Climate
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Echarri, Fernando; Echarri, Víctor – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The reality of the nature that we see can have multiple messages and meanings. Some of these are patent and continuously communicate with the individual, but others are hidden and are more difficult to unravel. A deep, contemplative and scrutinizing gaze is necessary to detect these messages. Educating this "new" way of seeing can help…
Descriptors: Ecology, Correlation, Environmental Education, Aesthetics
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Winks, Lewis – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Outdoor learning experiences can invoke feelings of uncertainty and discomfort, acting to disrupt human-environment narratives. In this article, the "performance" of nonhuman nature and discomfort in outdoor learning is considered, told through two vignettes from residential field trips with secondary age students, held at Slapton Ley…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Secondary School Students, Psychological Patterns
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Winklerova, Karolina; Cincera, Jan; Krepelkova, Sarka; Kroufek, Roman – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The study analyzes the meaning attributed to the GLOBE program by its former participants. The data were collected by conducting interviews with 19 adult respondents who left the program at least five years ago. The respondents interpreted the program as a strong community shaped by routine as well as extraordinary program activities and by their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Student Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews
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Ernst, Julie; Erickson, Deanna M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Rivers2Lake helps teachers learn to provide watershed educational experiences for students through a summer institute followed by mentoring. Teacher focus groups were conducted to investigate the impact of mentoring, as well as toward understanding what was influential in bringing about those impacts. Mentoring impacted teachers in affective ways…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Faculty Development, Mentors, Summer Programs
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Ma Rhea, Zane – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This study takes food as its scape to propose an Indigenist, Gaian pedagogy and asks what food studies might reveal ecopedagogically for approaches to teaching about Indigenous matters in the context of environmental education and its research. Drawing on empirical research about food and Indigenous-settler relations in Australia, and through…
Descriptors: Food, Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Nakagawa, Yoshifumi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Environmental education as a theory and practice of ecopedagogical simulation positively acknowledges various accidental happenings in the learner's experience. By working with and on the accidents, the learner is encouraged to imagine the real object that escapes his/her experience and thus cannot be and should not be reduced into human…
Descriptors: Tourism, Environmental Education, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Rodrigues, Cae – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This elaboration of an ecopedagogy in movementscapes aims to present an empirically informed account of the concept of "ecomotricity" as manifested in the living body interacting in/with nature (human-and-other-than-human). This interaction is ludic (where pleasure or joy/happiness gives meaning to the lived experience) and ecological…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Ecology, Environmental Education, Human Body
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Dunkley, Ria Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This emergent field of ecopedagogy gives little conceptual, methodological, and empirical consideration to the significance of spatial and temporal elements of environmental learning. This article focuses on both spatial and temporal components of three ecopedagogic instances, examining experiences from participant's perspective. Specific…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Time, Teaching Methods
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Stewart, Alistair James – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This article enacts Deleuze and Guattari's (1987) concept "assemblage" to craft a riverScape pedagogy that is informed by, and responsive to, the Murray Cod, the river, and its circumstances. The Murray Cod, the largest fish species in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin, has diverse cultural meanings. Cod are at once a creation being of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Natural Resources, Water, Earth Science
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