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Kerr, Karen – Journal of Environmental Education, 2020
This study considers the benefits of coteaching in the context of the outdoors. It explores the use of coteaching in a professional development program and investigates all the cited outcome categories for teachers: cognitive, affective, coteaching, and professional development. Coteaching pairs coplanned, cotaught, and coevaluated "Shared…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Outdoor Education, Science Education, Environmental Education
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Reinertsen, Anne B. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This article seeks to theorize the teacher role--read also scientist and researcher--as an ontologizing practice to meet with the need for constant deauthorized knowledge and nonknowledge production for life, the ontology of sustainability. Teaching becomes "eventicized" and teachers become "data philosophers" through writing.…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Epistemology
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Foss, Ann W.; Ko, Yekang – Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This article reports on a survey of the general public and science teachers in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, to identify major barriers and opportunities for climate change education and action. Respondents were aware of some local risks, some basic climate science, and the need to conserve resources, but they were prone to common misconceptions and…
Descriptors: Barriers, Climate, Weather, Environmental Education
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Surata, Sang Putu Kaler; Vipriyanti, Nyoman Utari – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Bali's subak cultural landscape, with its ancient and extensive paddy-fields and irrigation system, is a valuable resource for place-based education. However, this landscape is threatened by various problems. Here we analyze the relationships among Balinese teachers, student teachers, and students, and review their knowledge, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Hussein, Hussam – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
This article investigates the representation of water scarcity in Jordanian textbooks to understand its role on improving education on environmental sustainability. People's understanding of an issue guides their actions toward finding and implementing appropriate solutions to what they perceive as a problem. Discourses are key in constructing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water, Textbook Content, Textbooks
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Ernst, Julie; Erickson, Deanna M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
Rivers2Lake helps teachers learn to provide watershed educational experiences for students through a summer institute followed by mentoring. Teacher focus groups were conducted to investigate the impact of mentoring, as well as toward understanding what was influential in bringing about those impacts. Mentoring impacted teachers in affective ways…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Faculty Development, Mentors, Summer Programs
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Whitehouse, Hilary – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
OceanScaping/scoping and the ecopedagogy of snorkeling are not well documented in the environmental education literature. This article focuses on the educative value of immersive saltwater experiences as pedagogical experience/s within coral reefs offshore from the tropical Australian city of Cairns. Drawing on a series of autoethnographic…
Descriptors: Oceanography, Ethnography, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
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Tugurian, Linda P.; Carrier, Sarah J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This qualitative research explores children's environmental identity by describing how fifth grade children view their relationship with the natural world alongside their experience of elementary school science. Qualitative analysis of in-depth interviews with 17 grade 5 children was supported with a survey that included responses to open-ended…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Science Instruction, Self Concept, Student Attitudes
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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Journal of Environmental Education, 2017
This article reports on a recent study into the experiences of Indigenous and allied environmental activists with teaching and learning during and as a result of Indigenous environmental movements. This inquiry is grounded in a theoretical framework informed by decolonization and cultural revitalization, social movement learning, and repressive…
Descriptors: Activism, Environmental Education, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries
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Liu, Shiang-Yao; Yeh, Shin-Cheng; Liang, Shi-Wu; Fang, Wei-Ta; Tsai, Huei-Min – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
Taiwan's government enacted the Environmental Education Act in June 2011. In the beginning of the implementation of the Act, a national assessment of schoolteachers' environmental literacy was performed in order to establish the baseline for evaluating the effectiveness of environmental education policy. This large-scale assessment involved a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education
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Blatt, Erica – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
This study at a public high school in the Northeastern United States explores how students' environmental identities are affected by various activities in an Environmental Science course. Data was collected as part of an ethnographic study involving an Environmental Science teacher and her tenth-twelfth grade students. The results focus on…
Descriptors: High School Students, Public Schools, Student Attitudes, Conservation (Environment)
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McNaughton, Marie Jeanne – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
This article describes research designed to find evidence that the methodology of "Global Storylines" offers a valuable pedagogy though which to explore concepts and issues, and to develop the associated skills and values for both pupils and teacher, in education for sustainable development (ESD), and global citizenship education (GCE).…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Education, Drama, Sustainable Development
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Silo, Nthalivi – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
An in-depth case study on children's participation in environmental management activities in a primary school in Botswana was undertaken, drawing on cultural historical activity theory (CHAT) and the action competence model. This research revealed that due to a lack of dialogue between teachers and children, teachers tended to view children's…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Skinner, Ellen A.; Chi, Una – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
Building on self-determination theory, this study presents a model of intrinsic motivation and engagement as "active ingredients" in garden-based education. The model was used to create reliable and valid measures of key constructs, and to guide the empirical exploration of motivational processes in garden-based learning. Teacher- and…
Descriptors: Validity, Student Motivation, Gardening, Self Determination
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Evans, Neus; Whitehouse, Hilary; Gooch, Margaret – Journal of Environmental Education, 2012
There are many documented barriers to implementing school-based sustainability. This article examines a) the barriers faced by principals and staff in two regional primary schools in Far North Queensland, Australia, well known for their exemplary practice, and b) ways the barriers were overcome. Through interviews conducted with principals and key…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Sustainability
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