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Shinbrot, Xoco A.; Jones, Kelly W.; Solomon, Jennifer; Escobedo, Miriam Ramos – Journal of Environmental Education, 2022
Citizen science is increasingly popular for educating and engaging the public, but few studies test how to achieve individual outcomes including knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors, particularly in the Global South. We operationalize the citizen science participation-behavior model for a hydrologic monitoring program in Mexico to evaluate how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizen Participation, Scientific Research, Volunteers
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Li, Yue; Krasny, Marianne E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
Environmental educators exchange ideas in social networks, which may in turn impact their practices. This study uses social network analysis, surveys, correlation analysis and interviews to examine the relationship between network and practice change in three professional development programs. In the first program that used face-to-face…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Online Courses
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Meyerhoff, Eli; Thompsett, Fern – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
Educational institutions have long been terrains of struggle. Schools and universities have dispossessed Indigenous peoples of their lands, cultures, and labor, whereas alternative modes of study have been central to many resistance movements, including for decolonization. In this article, we put Indigenous study projects in conversation with free…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Experimental Colleges, Environmental Education, Humanism
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Teamey, Kelly; Mandel, Udi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
In response to Stefan Bengtsson's search for alternatives to Education for Sustainable Development practices outside the mainstream of the state and its policy formulations, this response outlines how our journey, experiences, and approaches reflect a de-professionalizing encounter with autonomous places of learning emerging from indigenous…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Global Approach, Indigenous Knowledge, Social Influences
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Corral-Verdugo, Victor; Armendariz, Luz Irene – Journal of Environmental Education, 2000
Assesses Mexican people's beliefs about human-environment relations using the New Environmental Paradigm-Human Exception Paradigm (NEP-HEP) scale. Results point to a more holistic view of human relations with the environment, in contrast to the dualistic vision of some western countries. (Author/CCM)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Environmental Education, Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Corral-Verdugo, Victor; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1996
Questionnaires given to (n=60) Mexican elementary students revealed that the use of teaching strategies (exposition, examples, feedback, and positive reinforcement), the possession of proenvironmental competencies, and the exhibition of academic skills were significant determinants of the ability to distinguish environmental facts from opinions.…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Environmental Education
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Barraza, Laura – Journal of Environmental Education, 2001
Discusses schools' relevance in developing environmental awareness in young children. Explains that the primary-level national curriculum and the Mexican educational system are working toward an environmental policy. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum