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Stamm, Keith R.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1976
Citizen readiness to participate in the reduction of solid waste problems was investigated, using environmental knowledge, environmental concern, and public willingness to act as possible predictors of readiness. The findings indicate a need for more satisfactory ways of determining when an individual has achieved a state of readiness. (BT)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Citizen Participation, Communication (Thought Transfer), Decision Making
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Ritter, Lawrence D. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
The efforts of the Smithsonian-Peace Corps Environmental Program to supply skilled personnel to serve in ecological and natural resource projects in developing nations are detailed. Specific environmental education projects and activities throughout the world are identified and described. (BT)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Developing Nations, Ecology, Educational Programs
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Zalewski, Leon J. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
The five broad conceptual themes for environmental education and energy conservation recommended by the Illinois State Plan for Environmental Education for developing and implementing environmental education into all school subjects are listed. Suggested activities for the junior and senior high levels are presented. (BT)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Development, Energy, Environmental Education
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Ritz, William C. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
This article describes several trans-disciplinary summer institute designs and the general content of two teacher inservice education courses which have been established through the Environmental Studies Institute (ESI) of Syracuse University. Five activities for use in inservice workshops are identified and described. (BT)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Howard, Richard A.; Magid, David – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
This paper describes a series of FORTRAN IV computer models which are the content-oriented subject matter for a college course in forest planning. The course objectives, the planning problem, and the ten planning aid models are listed. Student comments and evaluation of the program are included. (BT)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Course Descriptions, Courses
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Perkins, John H. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
Using materials from the history of insect control technologies as the basis, the author demonstrates the three fundamental contributions historical inquiry can make to environmental education. Recommendations for the use of historical investigations in environmental education at the university level are presented. (BT)
Descriptors: Ecology, Environment, Environmental Education, Higher Education
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Swan, James A. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
Described is an alternative theoretical perspective to more traditional views dealing with the environment. The concept of "wilderness" is introduced as a subject for application within this theoretical alternative. (Editors/BT)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Environment, Environmental Education, Humanism
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Allen, Rodney F.; And Others – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
After reviewing (1) the causes of the energy crisis, (2) the goals of the National energy plan developed by ERDA, and (3) three routes to bring about energy conservation; the authors present the fundamental concepts (MAIN IDEAS) from a conservation-oriented energy education curriculum developed at Florida State University. (BT)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Development, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Schaeffer, David J.; Janardan, Konanur G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
A water quality index developed by the authors and used by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is described. It compares biological and chemical assessments of water quality. Sampling procedures and use of the index are described. (BT)
Descriptors: Environment, Evaluation Methods, Measurement, Measurement Techniques
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Stahl, Robert J.; Baker, S. Dennis – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
Teachers in 300 randomly selected Florida middle, junior high, and senior high schools were surveyed in an effort to obtain data and determine the status of population education in the Florida schools. This article reports and analyses teacher response to that survey. (BT)
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Research, Environmental Education, Instruction
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Neperud, Ronald W. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1977
The development of elementary school children's graphic representations of the large-scale environment in the context of the development of spatial cognition, especially Piagetian theory, is examined. The nature of children's graphic representations of space is reviewed and examined relative to development of their spatial cognition. (BT)
Descriptors: Art, Cognitive Processes, Developmental Psychology, Educational Research
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Sheaffer, John R. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
Environmental education can provide information for better management of energy and resources. It must make people aware of society's abilities to find solutions to environmental problems. This requires presenting the dynamics of ecological principles and emphasizing environmental values and attitudes as well. (MR)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Educational Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles
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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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LaHart, David E.; Bailey, Jon S. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
This study compared incentives and educational methods to motivate children to pick up litter and to prevent littering. Incentives did aid in getting litter picked up. One-sentence anti-litter statements, educational materials, and lectures reduced littering, but incentives did not. (MR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Affective Behavior, Behavioral Science Research, Educational Research
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Buttel, Frederick H. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1975
This study examined the social bases of support for the environmental movement in Wisconsin between 1968 and 1972. Initially the movement had wide public support in the social structure. The counter-movement emerged comprised of groups dependent on industrial, resource-exploiting jobs. Support reverted again to upper-middle class non-resource…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Environment, Social Attitudes, Social Differences
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