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Meichtry, Yvonne; Harrell, Lorna – Journal of Environmental Education, 2002
Introduces a project initiated at Northern Kentucky University to prepare for the establishment of a center in the northern region of the state as a result of a legislative mandate to establish an environmental education center. Involves (n=45) teacher participants in the survey component of needs assessment and identifies priority environmental…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Evaluation Methods, Needs Assessment
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Chawla, Louise – Journal of Environmental Education, 1999
Explores interviews with environmentalists in Kentucky (n=30) and Norway (n=26) who represented a broad range of issues from wilderness protection to urban planning to determine the sources of their environmental commitment. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Arcury, Thomas A.; Johnson, Timothy P. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1987
Examines the general level of public environmental knowledge using a statewide survey of Kentucky residents. Analyzes the sociodemographic characteristics correlated with such knowledge. Results indicated that public environmental knowledge remains low, and the major correlates of knowledge are education, income, and gender. (TW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecological Factors, Educational Background, Environmental Education
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Arcury, Thomas A.; Christianson, Eric Howard – Journal of Environmental Education, 1993
Examined environmental characteristic differences between a stratified sample of 624 Kentucky River Basin rural and urban residents. No significant differences were found in individual's environmental world views, concern, knowledge, and actions, but differences were found by education and income. Recommends promoting population equity to ensure…
Descriptors: Demography, Environmental Education, Knowledge Level, Rural Population
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Kupchella, Charles E.; Levy, Gary F. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
In designing a course for environmentally aware citizens, the need for an understanding of basic ecological principles was identified and incorporated. Funds for this project were provided by an Environmental Education Act Grant that included tuition and books. Participant feedback indicated that the project was successful in clarifying…
Descriptors: Achievement, Biological Sciences, Curriculum, Ecology