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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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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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Leppanen, Jaana M.; Haahla, Anu E.; Lensu, Anssi M.; Kuitunen, Markku T. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Are adolescents' environmental attitudes similar to their parents' attitudes? The main objective of this study is to examine what quantitative associations, if any, exist in parent-child environmental attitudes within the family. The survey data was collected assessing attitudes toward the environment and nature from 15-year-old students (n = 237)…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Correlation, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Salmivalli, Marja – Journal of Environmental Education, 1998
The Canadian Children's Environmental Response Inventory (CCERI) was translated and administered to Finnish schoolchildren aged 10 to 15 years. The Directing Traits Test (DTT), which was developed in Finland, was given at the same time. Similar factors on the two tests correlated positively and significantly. Finnish results from the Canadian test…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Comparative Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Palmberg, Irmeli E.; Kuru, Jari – Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Discusses experiences with outdoor activities involving 11- and 12-year-old pupils in Finland. Indicates that nature experiences develop pupils' self-confidence and feelings of safety, which in turn increases their willingness to participate in future outdoor activities. (Contains 17 references.) (Author/ASK)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Junior High Schools
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Kapyla, Markku; Wahlstrom, Riitta – Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Describes the development of an environmental education course for practicing teacher educators. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education