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Liddicoat, Kendra R.; Krasny, Marianne E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Residential outdoor environmental education (ROEE) programs for youth have been shown to yield lasting autobiographical episodic memories. This article explores how past program participants have used such memories, and draws on the memory psychology literature to offer a new perspective on the long-term impacts of environmental education.…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Autobiographies, Memory
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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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Meeusen, Cecil – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
This article reports on the intergenerational transmission of environmental concern and the explanatory power of communication patterns within the family. Using representative data from the Parent-Child Socialization Study in Belgium (PCSS, 2012), this article focuses on the relative influence of the mother and the father, and gender-specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Environment
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de Vreede, Catherine; Warner, Alan; Pitter, Robert – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Peer education is an understudied yet valuable strategy for sustainability educators in shifting youth to take action for sustainability. This case study conceptualizes the change process in facilitating youth to take sustainability actions, and explores the benefits, dynamics, and challenges of peer education as a strategy in facilitating change.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Peer Teaching, Peer Relationship
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Liefländer, Anne Kristin; Bogner, Franz Xaver – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Environmental education programs aiming to enhance children's environmental attitudes in a pro-environmental direction require background information, such as age and sex differences, to ensure appropriate design. We used the 2-MEV model with its domains "preservation" and "utilization" of nature to assess a four-day program at…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Environmental Education, Pretests Posttests
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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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Bixler, Robert D.; Joseph, Stephanie L.; Searles, Vicki M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
Zoos embrace docents/volunteers as a means of interpreting the threats to wildlife and biodiversity to visitors. To accomplish this, zoos provide docents' education, training, and work experience. Docents themselves also engage in solitary and social wildlife experiences outside of their volunteer obligations. This study examined what motivates…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Recreational Facilities, Wildlife, Conservation (Environment)
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Stanišic, Jelena; Maksic, Slavica – Journal of Environmental Education, 2014
The protection of human health and the preservation of the environment are topics that form an integral part of the primary school curriculum in Serbia. However, research studies have shown that students do not have enough knowledge to contribute to the development of a healthy lifestyle and environmental awareness. The latest changes in school…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Education
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Arreguin-Anderson, Maria G.; Kennedy, Kimberley D. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
In this study, the authors narrate a deliberate language planning experience within the dynamics of the first Project WILD environmental workshop conducted in Spanish. Using critical race theory and critical Latino theory the authors explore ways in which an environmental program can be infused with Latino culture and Spanish language to address…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Bilingual Teachers, Language Planning, Spanish
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Peffer, Tamara Elizabeth; Bodzin, Alec M.; Smith, Judith Duffield – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This study examined the use of instructional and learning technologies by nonformal environmental educators. A 40-question survey was developed to inquire about practitioner demographics, technology use in practice, and beliefs about technology. The survey consisted of multiple choice, open-ended questions, and a Likert-type scale component--the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Self Efficacy, Environmental Education, Measures (Individuals)
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DeWaters, Jan; Qaqish, Basil; Graham, Mary; Powers, Susan – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
A measurement scale has been developed to assess secondary students' energy literacy--a citizenship understanding of energy that includes cognitive as well as affective and behavioral items. Instrument development procedures followed psychometric principles from educational and social psychology research. Initial exploration of the measure yielded…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Item Analysis, Environmental Education, Affective Behavior
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Ardoin, Nicole M.; Heimlich, Joe E. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
This article presents data from a mixed-methods study that collected data through surveys (n = 656), interviews (n = 15), and discussion groups (n = 75) to explore the use of social strategies such as education and outreach by non-governmental organizations and government agencies to reach outcomes related to biodiversity conservation and resource…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Public Agencies, Discussion Groups, Biodiversity
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Dickinson, Janis L.; Crain, Rhiannon; Yalowitz, Steve; Cherry, Tammy M. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
How we communicate the dangers of climate change may influence attitudes, intentions, and behaviors. Here we test two pairs of positive and negative framing statements with North American citizen scientists interested in gardening and birdwatching. Mentioning dangers for humans did not increase participants' interest in taking personal action on…
Descriptors: Climate, North Americans, Scientists, Gardening
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Monroe, Martha C.; Agrawal, Shruti; Jakes, Pamela J.; Kruger, Linda E.; Nelson, Kristen C.; Sturtevant, Victoria – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
Environmental educators are challenged to document behavior changes, because change rarely depends solely on outcomes of education programs, but on many factors. An analysis of 15 communities in the United States that have increased their preparedness for wildfire allowed us to explore how education programs encouraged individual and community…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Behavior Modification, Environmental Education, Community Change
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DeWaters, Jan; Powers, Susan – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
Energy literacy is a broad term encompassing content knowledge as well as a citizenship understanding of energy that includes affective and behavioral aspects. This article presents explicit criteria that will serve as a foundation for developing measurable objectives for energy literacy in three dimensions: cognitive (knowledge, cognitive…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Energy, Energy Education, Critical Literacy
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