NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 10 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Camasso, Michael J.; Jagannathan, Radha – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
In this article we describe the development, implementation, and some of the early impacts of Nurture thru Nature (NtN), an American after-school and summer program designed to introduce elementary school students in disadvantaged, urban public schools to natural science and environmental education. The program, which began operations in 2010 as a…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, Elementary School Students, Natural Resources
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; Obenchain, Victoria L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
The authors expanded on a previous study of students' perceptions of a residential environmental education program. Immediately prior to the students' departure and again 6 months later, they used the minute-paper and muddiest-point assessment techniques to administer an instrument that explored what students found most meaningful about their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Residential Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Smith-Sebasto, N. J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
The author presents the findings of a study that explored teachers' motivations toward and perspectives of the residential environmental education (EE) program at the New Jersey School of Conservation (NJSOC). Thirty-five program coordinators were administered a 24-item instrument that explored the variables of interest. The findings revealed that…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Curriculum Development, Conservation (Environment), Teacher Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; Cavern, Lisa – Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
The authors measured the impact of adding pre- and posttrip in-class activities to the residential environmental education program at the New Jersey School of Conservation (NJSOC). Seventh-grade students (N = 169) from a suburban, northern New Jersey school district participated in a 3-day, 2-night experience. The Environmental Adaptation,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Field Trips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; Walker, Lisa M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2005
The authors present the findings of a study that explored student perceptions of the residential environmental education (EE) program at the New Jersey School of Conservation. The authors administered a 3-item instrument that was based on the minute paper/muddiest point techniques to 2,779 students from 31 schools. A qualitative methodology with a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Case Studies, Safety, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; Semrau, Heidi J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2004
The authors present the findings of an evaluation of the residential environmental education program offered by the New Jersey School of Conservation (NJSOC). Sixth-grade students (n = 419) from a large, central New Jersey school district participated in a 4-day/3-night experience. The Children's Attitudes Toward the Environment Scale (L. M.…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Conservation (Environment), Program Evaluation, Environmental Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Volk, Trudi L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2003
This article includes a conversation with four environmental education classroom teachers. The author introduces the four classroom teachers, Marie Marrs, Barb Pietrucha, Vicki Newberry, and Dara Lukonen. In the interview, the four environmental education classroom teachers describe the environmental education in their classrooms. Three of these…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Environmental Education, Teacher Background
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Simmons, Deborah; Widmar, Ron – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
This article outlines the results of a study of household recycling conducted in Somerset County, New Jersey, and describes some of the forces that seem to encourage recycling behavior. The results suggest that people must be both motivated and capable of overcoming barriers to recycling. (CW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Conservation Education, Environmental Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Grubman, Ruth W. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1971
Reports on Education For Survival, a project designed to develop curriculum guides for grades K-12. Educating children in terms of their interdependence with the environment as the key to survival is its philosophy. Examples of concepts and activities from the various curriculum units are quoted to show how the theme is implemented. (BL)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Environmental Education, Fundamental Concepts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Ambry, Edward J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
In an attempt to develop a master plan for environmental education in New Jersey, a K-12 curriculum was made available to all schools as computer based resource units. These curriculum materials were designed to allow teachers and students to choose classroom objectives from a long list of alternatives. (MA)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Conservation Education, Ecology, Environmental Education