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Lauren Gibson; Kathryn Stevenson; K. C. Busch; Bethany Cutts; Erin Seekamp; Sarah Krementz – Journal of Environmental Education, 2024
Environmental education often advocates for individual pro-environmental behavior--which, while beneficial to a degree, fails to match the large scale of today's capitalism-fueled socio-ecological challenges. Rather, collective action holds promise as a means for the large-scale changes required in the Capitalocene. These actions can take the…
Descriptors: Climate, Predictor Variables, High School Students, Student Behavior
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Carlota López-Fernández; Esther Paños; José-Reyes Ruiz-Gallardo – Journal of Environmental Education, 2024
This article presents the assessment of two educational secondhand clothing markets developed at two high schools in Albacete. One of them involved money and the other was based on barter, and both included an awareness-raising phase to promote responsible consumption. Although all students were involved, only those who organized the experience…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 12, Consumer Education
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Harris, Cornelia B.; Oliveira, Alandeom W.; Levy, Brett L. M.; Berkowitz, Alan R.; Bowser, Chris – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
In response to growing concern about the increased disconnect between youth and their outdoor environment, this study examines how nature-based citizen science experiences with a local animal (American eels) influence urban adolescents' (high-school students) sense of place in a US city. The juvenile American eel is a unique animal due to its…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, High School Students, Animals
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Andrew Jon Schneller; Griffin Lacy; Scott Kellogg; Stacy M. Pettigrew; Cait Denny; Isaac Bardin – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
This case study investigated the transformative learning outcomes for undergraduate students enrolled in two sociology courses taught by The State University of New York at Albany, at an urban ecoliteracy environmental justice center. Authors conducted participant observation and gathered data from surveys, semi-structured interviews, and focus…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Transformative Learning, Sociology, High School Students
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Henri, D. A.; Martinez-Levasseur, L. M.; Provencher, J. F.; Debets, C. D.; Appaqaq, M.; Houde, M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
Since the 1990s, scientists and Indigenous peoples have worked together across Inuit Nunangat (Inuit homeland in Canada) to conduct research on contaminants in ringed seals ("Pusa hispida"; "natsiq," "natchiq" or [foreign characters ommitted] in Inuktut), a species of high cultural, economic and nutritional importance…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Personnel, Workshops, Outreach Programs
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Gladwin, Derek; Karsgaard, Carrie; Shultz, Lynette – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
To explore the complexities of energy literacy in a global educational context, this article draws on research from a 7-month collaborative educational research project titled International Youth Deliberation on Energy Futures (IYDEF), which engaged 207 high school students from 22 schools in 18 countries in developing the education needed to…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Energy, High School Students, Justice
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Schneller, Andrew Jon; Lacy, Griffin; Kellogg, Scott; Pettigrew, Stacy M.; Denny, Cait; Feldman-Schwartz, Gabe; Beard, Isabel; Rhodes, Andrew; Wilson Radcliffe, Brandon; Erickson, Audrey; Bardin, Isaac – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
This case study investigated the outcomes of an environmental service learning program that incorporated pedagogical components taught within the transformative learning and environmental justice frameworks at an urban ecoliteracy and environmental justice center in Albany, New York. Authors conducted participant observation and gathered data from…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Transformative Learning, Outcomes of Education, High School Students
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Leckey, Erin H.; Littrell, Megan K.; Okochi, Christine; González-Bascó, Ián; Gold, Anne; Rosales-Collins, Samantha – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
How can youth become leaders in their communities' resilience efforts? The Lentes en Cambio Climático (LECC) filmmaking program aimed to empower students to investigate how a changing climate affects their lives and use their own findings to inspire local resilience. Secondary students in LECC created films that explore the experiences of…
Descriptors: Local Issues, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Informal Education
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Ojala, Maria – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
The aim of this study is to explore senior high-school teachers' beliefs about the role of emotions in climate change education and their perception of how they deal with emotional reactions in the classroom. The theoretical framework consists of meta-emotion philosophies, teachers' beliefs, and critical emotion theories. Sixteen Swedish teachers…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Climate, Change
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Skukan, Roberta; Borrell, Yaisel J.; Ordás, Jose Manuel Rico; Miralles, Laura – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
Invasive species threaten worldwide biodiversity. Success in facing this problem may be possible through the engagement of younger audiences. Here, a game was designed to teach children how to recognize invasive seaweed and to encourage them to participate in marine citizen science. The game was first tested in a pilot study, and then carried out…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Learner Engagement, Science Activities, Marine Biology
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Liu, Shu-Chiu; Lin, Huann-shyang; Tsai, Chun-Yen – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate students' mental models of the marine environment and to further examine how these models are related to their perceptions of marine problems. One hundred twenty-eight ninth grade students from a large harbor city in southern Taiwan completed a survey including a drawing activity and a set of two-tier…
Descriptors: Grade 9, Water Pollution, Marine Biology, Foreign Countries
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Blythe, Charlotte; Harré, Niki – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
Make a Difference (MAD) is a sustainability leadership program for high school students in Auckland, New Zealand. It offers a residential camp and follow-up activities. This article documents a participatory, utilization-focused evaluation of MAD, based on a Theory of Change approach. We ran workshops with MAD coordinators and students and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, High School Students, Sustainable Development, Student Leadership
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Harrison, George M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
The Children's New Ecological Paradigms scale was originally developed for children ages 10-12 and was presented as valuable for comparing that age group with older participants. This study uses cognitive interviews and measurement invariance testing to investigate how well the scores maintain the same meaning between these two age groups. The…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Children, Test Validity, Middle School Students
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Schindel, Alexandra; Tolbert, Sara – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
What role does caring play in environmental education? The development of caring relationships in formal school settings remains a foundational yet underexamined concept in environmental education research. This study examines the role of caring relationships between people and place in an urban high school in the United States. We draw upon…
Descriptors: Caring, Environmental Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Urban Schools
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Chanse, Victoria; Mohamed, Amina; Wilson, Sacoby; Dalemarre, Laura; Leisnham, Paul T.; Rockler, Amanda; Shirmohammadi, Adel; Montas, Hubert – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
In urbanized areas, incorporating residents' concerns and priorities into the stormwater management debate has focused on adults rather than youth. This study used Photovoice, a tool that includes photographs taken by youth, to uncover youth concerns and perceptions about their local watersheds. This study consisted of a comparative study of two…
Descriptors: Photography, Youth Programs, Urban Planning, Water Quality
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