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Kirsop-Taylor, Nick; Appiah, D.; Steadman, A.; Huggett, M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
This paper reflects on an undergraduate module at the University of Exeter (2018-2019) trialing a problem-based learning approach to the political ecologies of land. It found that this approach offers significant value for teaching and learning complex socio-ecological interdisciplinarity and instilling in learners a deep and reflective sense of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Political Attitudes
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Winks, Lewis – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Outdoor learning experiences can invoke feelings of uncertainty and discomfort, acting to disrupt human-environment narratives. In this article, the "performance" of nonhuman nature and discomfort in outdoor learning is considered, told through two vignettes from residential field trips with secondary age students, held at Slapton Ley…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Secondary School Students, Psychological Patterns
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Dunkley, Ria Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This emergent field of ecopedagogy gives little conceptual, methodological, and empirical consideration to the significance of spatial and temporal elements of environmental learning. This article focuses on both spatial and temporal components of three ecopedagogic instances, examining experiences from participant's perspective. Specific…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Time, Teaching Methods
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Dunkley, Ria Ann – Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
This article explores informal environmental education (EE) experiences at eco-attractions. A consortium of three UK-based environmental charities designed an eco-attraction-based EE program aiming to inspire responses to environmental change. Over six months, educators at six eco-attractions delivered this two-day program to 430 young people.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Environmental Education, Climate, Consortia
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Duvall, Jason; Zint, Michaela – Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
How to design environmental education (EE) programs in ways that encourage children to influence the environmental knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of adults has intrigued researchers for more than a decade. The authors review and synthesize results from 7 studies that sought to answer this question. The studies reviewed were conducted between…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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McAllister, A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1971
Using part of a school field, English students surveyed a small plot of ground primarily for mapping purposes. This, in turn, led to an investigation of plant, animal, and insect life and accompanying development of awareness skills. (BL)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Field Instruction, Learning Activities, Natural Resources
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Richmond, James M.; Baumgart, Neil – Journal of Environmental Education, 1981
Reported is a reanalysis of responses of a survey of environmental attitudes of English high school students. The purpose of the analysis was to try to determine if there was a hierarchical relationship among the items. Relationships were identified. (RH)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Environment, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
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Harvey, Margarette R. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1990
Evaluated is the impact of the landscape upon children in 21 schools in England. Past and present experiences of 8- to 11-year-old children were measured. Results indicate that both past and present experiences make a small but significant contribution to the children's development of botanical knowledge and environmental dispositions. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education