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Casas, E. V., Jr.; Pormon, M. M.; Manus, J. J.; Lejano, R. P. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
In this article, we take up the overlapping nature of crises, and reflect on the knowledge we have gained vis-a-vis learning in a time of pandemic. COVID-19 and climate change have both, in overlapping ways, changed our understanding of what constitutes just and empowering approaches to crisis risk communication. In both areas of concern, the…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Environmental Education, Pandemics, COVID-19
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Aikens, Kathleen; McKenzie, Marcia – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
The aim of this study was to better understand how Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) policy has been developed and mobilized across subnational contexts in a federated system. We undertook a comparative analysis of sustainability-specific policy and curricula documents from all Canadian provinces and territories. We identified three…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Environmental Education, Educational Policy, Sustainability
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Kolleck, Nina; Yemini, Miri – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
Intergovernmental organizations (IOs) increasingly promote global citizenship education (GCE) and related topics. This paper analyses the body of scholarship on GCE that focuses on teachers and interprets the development of environment-related education (ERE) within the GCE discourse. Using a novel, data-rich methodology employing Natural Language…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Social Networks
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Nzeadibe, Augustina Chinyere; Uchem, Rose Nkechi; Nzeadibe, Thaddeus Chidi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This study utilized qualitative methods and the urban political ecology (UPE) framework to situate changes in scope and content of undergraduate geography curriculum in Nigeria within the domain of education for sustainability. It was stimulated by significant curriculum-related events in the geography department of the University of Nigeria, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Geography Instruction, Human Geography
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Chapman, David James – Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
This article documents the emergence of environmental education in the curriculum discourse in Aotearoa/New Zealand in 1988, and proceeds to trace its path through a succession of curriculum documents over the subsequent two decades. As well as exploring the form environmental education takes in these documents, the way it emerges in educational…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Case Studies
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Mueller, Michael P.; Bentley, Michael L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
Curriculum reform in environmental and science education now taking place in Ghana focuses on the community and ecosystems as the context of education. In Ghana, students conduct science investigations that include games, word searches, crossword puzzles, case studies, role play, debates, projects, and ecological profiles. This curriculum reflects…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Play, Environmental Education, Ceremonies
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Gruver, Joshua; Luloff, A. E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
Water-resource scientists have become increasingly concerned about global water quality and quantity issues. Water and watershed education are now mandated topics for school-aged youth. Pennsylvania teachers lack consistent and accessible curricula to teach students about water quality and quantity. A mail survey administered in 2004 determined…
Descriptors: Water Quality, Self Efficacy, Mail Surveys, Science Teachers
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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
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Cummings, Stanley I. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1974
In this article, the author describes a model for environmental education curriculum development in the public schools based on a decision-making approach. Included in the curriculum content are problems concerning the methods of science, technology, and morality, all being considered as an integral part of environmental education. (MA)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Curriculum Development, Decision Making Skills, Educational Methods
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Loret, John – Journal of Environmental Education, 1974
This article suggests a reorganization of existing school curricula to include a major place for study of the environment and its problems. A Theoretical environmental model is given which incorporates many existing disciplines into a common body of knowledge. It focuses on environmental concerns through a problem solving approach. (LS)
Descriptors: Course Organization, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Environmental Education
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Stoltman, Joseph P. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
The author studied the geographic distribution of the Environmental Education Act, 1972 monies by correlating population per state with the numbers of proposals submitted and funded, and the amount of dollars awarded within each state. Correlation among these variables was relatively high. The author included distribution maps and statistical…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Environmental Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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Catalano, Ralph A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
The need for personnel trained in understanding environmental impact statements has become apparent. In an attempt to fill this need, the University of California developed a program designed to produce a select number of graduates qualified to assess environmental impact statements. (MA)
Descriptors: Community Action, Curriculum Development, Degree Requirements, Environment
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Baldwin, A. Dwight; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
The new Master of Environmental Science degree program at Miami University is interdisciplinary in approach and problem solving in methodology. The training program consists of interdisciplinary core courses designed to develop the problem solving process, and of courses in an area of specialization. The program is considered a success. (MA)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Jinks, Jerry L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
Presented is an environmental education model based on an interdisciplinary curricular structure. The model consists of three two-dimensional matrices organizing objectives, strategies, and content. Each matrix lists environmental concepts along one axis and the disciplines along the other. One interpretation of the model is presented as a…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Organization, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Milson, James L. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
Teachers met with specialists in pollution, population growth, and natural resources to assist them in selecting environmental topics appropriate to their discipline. Pretests and posttest evaluation of teachers indicated significant differences in responses to environmental issues and selection of curriculum topics. Also the symposium structure…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Environmental Education, Evaluation, Inservice Teacher Education
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