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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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Corres Gallardo, Andrea del Carmen; Ruiz-Mallén, Isabel – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
The COVID-19 lockdowns forced environmental educators to increase the use of digital technologies, bringing to the forefront the need for critical research on the implications for teaching practice. Through interviews in Barcelona, we explore how environmental educators perceived related opportunities and difficulties and how these connect with…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Environmental Education
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Mongar, Kishore; Quinn, Frances; Elliott, Sue – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
Bhutan aspires to balance sustainable socioeconomic development with environmental conservation to achieve Gross National Happiness (GNH). There are apparent alignments between GNH and the principles of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), but we recognize the role of the Bhutanese socio-cultural context for critically examining any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Environmental Education
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Kiewra, Lydia; Powell, Robert B.; Stern, Marc J.; Hemby, Tyler; Browning, Matthew H. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
Do more natural settings improve students' learning? We collected surveys immediately following 283 U.S.-based environmental education (EE) field trip programs for youth and used land cover data to examine the relationship between levels of naturalness, defined as the percentage of natural land cover of the EE field trip site, and student learning…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Field Trips, Outcomes of Education, Race
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Bezeljak, Petra; Torkar, Gregor; Möller, Andrea – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
Fostering pro-environmental behavior to achieve a sustainable society is one goal of Education for Sustainable Development worldwide. Connectedness with nature positively correlates with pro-environmental behavior and therefore needs to be studied in detail. In this mixed-method study, applying the "Inclusion of Nature in Self"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Natural Resources, Conservation (Environment)
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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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Alexandra Palmer; Sally Birdsall – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
Invasive species pose a threat to biodiversity, and as such feature in some conservation education programs. However, there is debate about how to teach this difficult subject. We explored perspectives using a case study of education about introduced mammalian predators in Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ). We conducted semi-structured interviews with 18…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Wildlife, Biodiversity, Conservation Education
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Patel, Jwalin; Ehrenzeller, Carlotta – Journal of Environmental Education, 2023
Today the hope for education goes well beyond a reductionist and modernist approach of knowledge transfer. This research suggests that the experience of being immersed in natural environments can lead to embodied ways of learning and being beyond the Anthropocene and can shape children's innate relationship with nature. We bring together two…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Nontraditional Education, Outdoor Education, Learning Processes
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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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Frensley, B. Troy; Stern, M. J.; Powell, R. B.; Sorice, M. G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
We explored the relationship between the fulfillment of students' psychological needs of competence, autonomy, and relatedness; student engagement; and student outcomes related to environmental literacy at a residential environmental education (EE) center. We surveyed diverse groups of middle school students (N = 1,278) following the completion of…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Environmental Education, Student Needs, Competence
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Gericke, Niklas; Torbjörnsson, Tomas – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
This article centers on a local school reform project aimed at implementing a transformative approach to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The study investigates the project in terms of how the design criteria of a continuous professional development program and critical factors of the implementation process influenced the actual…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Educational Change, Faculty Development
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Verhelst, Dries; Vanhoof, Jan; de Maeyer, Sven; Sass, Wanda; Van Petegem, Peter – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
In this study, we investigate the relation between the school organization and outcomes of education for sustainable development, namely students' action competence in sustainable development. Data were collected among 629 students. At the organizational level, we collected data among 207 school staff concerning organizational characteristics…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Outcomes of Education, Institutional Characteristics, School Organization
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