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Smith, William – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This qualitative study used a deep ecology lens and the New Environmental Paradigm to investigate anthropocentrism and ecocentrism in 30 secondary school environment club students from three schools in Victoria, Australia. The work repositions the deep ecology philosophy as a posthumanist/relational ideology, providing novel perspectives based on…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary School Students, Consumer Education, Foreign Countries
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Tan, Esther; So, Hyo-Jeong – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This article examined the role of environmental interaction in interdisciplinary thinking and the use of different knowledge resource types. The case study was conducted with two classes (N = 40) of 8th-grade students, ages 13 to 14. The outdoor trail aimed to help students synthesize history, geography, and science knowledge. Two groups'…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Interaction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outdoor Education
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Eames, Chris; Barker, Miles; Scarff, Carol – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This study focuses on the negotiation of environmental identity by 10 New Zealand students as they progressed from late primary school to junior secondary school. Interviews with these students and their parents focused on six theoretical perspective prominent in environmental education: significant life experiences, transformative learning,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Environmental Education, Transformative Learning, Literacy
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Hussein, Hussam – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This article investigates the representation of water scarcity in Jordanian textbooks to understand its role on improving education on environmental sustainability. People's understanding of an issue guides their actions toward finding and implementing appropriate solutions to what they perceive as a problem. Discourses are key in constructing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water, Textbook Content, Textbooks
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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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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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Olsson, Daniel; Gericke, Niklas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This study extends previous environmental education research on gender differences by investigating the gender gap between boys' and girls' sustainability consciousness. The issue of whether the gender gap in environmental education can be identified also in sustainability education is addressed. It has been suggested that Education for…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Sjöblom, Pia; Wolff, Lili-Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article describes an interview study on Finnish upper secondary school students' values of nature. Even if the Finnish adolescents' interest in nature has decreased, most of the interviewees in this study regarded nature as worthy of maintenance. They valued nature for its material, aesthetic, and recreational values, as well as its diversity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Kerret, Dorit; Orkibi, Hod; Ronen, Tammie – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This study examined a moderated mediation model with 254 Israeli junior high school students, hypothesizing that students' environmental hope would simultaneously mediate the relationship between their engagement in school-based environmental activities (green engagement) and their environmental behavior as well as their positivity ratio, but that…
Descriptors: Models, Environmental Education, Self Control, Skill Development
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Bosschaart, Adwin; van der Schee, Joop; Kuiper, Wilmad – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This study focused on designing a flood-risk education program to enhance 15-year-old students' flood-risk perception. In the flood-risk education program, learning processes were modeled in such a way that the arousal of moderate levels of fear should prompt experiential and analytical information processing. In this way, understanding of flood…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Foreign Countries, Adolescents
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Olsson, Daniel; Gericke, Niklas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Previous research has shown that interest in and concern about environmental issues tends to decrease in adolescence, but less is known about adolescents' broader consciousness of sustainable development, also including economic and social issues. This study investigates students' sustainability consciousness in the transition to adolescence. This…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
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Dunkley, Ria Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This article explores informal environmental education (EE) experiences at eco-attractions. A consortium of three UK-based environmental charities designed an eco-attraction-based EE program aiming to inspire responses to environmental change. Over six months, educators at six eco-attractions delivered this two-day program to 430 young people.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Environmental Education, Climate, Consortia
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Stapleton, Sarah Riggs – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This article uses sociocultural identity theory to explore how practice, action, and recognition can facilitate environmental identity development. Recognition, a construct not previously explored in environmental identity literature, is particularly examined. The study is based on a group of diverse teens who traveled to South Asia to participate…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Global Education, Environmental Education, Climate
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Liu, Shiang-Yao; Yeh, Shin-Cheng; Liang, Shi-Wu; Fang, Wei-Ta; Tsai, Huei-Min – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Taiwan's government enacted the Environmental Education Act in June 2011. In the beginning of the implementation of the Act, a national assessment of schoolteachers' environmental literacy was performed in order to establish the baseline for evaluating the effectiveness of environmental education policy. This large-scale assessment involved a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education
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