ERIC Number: EJ713289
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan-1
Endorsement of the New Ecological Paradigm in Systematic and E-Mail Samples of College Students
Rideout, Bruce E.; Hushen, Katherine; McGinty, Dawn; Perkins, Stephanie; Tate, Jennifer
Journal of Environmental Education, v36 n2 p15 Win 2005
As the initial phase of a longitudinal study of environmental perspective in college students, resident student opinion was sampled using the New Ecological Paradigm (NEP) scale administered through systematic alphabetical sampling. Sampling was also carried out by a blanket e-mail distribution of surveys for voluntary response. Results showed positive but weak endorsement of the NEP worldview. Reliably greater endorsement was shown in e-mail than in systematic samples, and by women.
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Student Attitudes, College Students, World Views, Sampling, Longitudinal Studies, Environmental Education, Electronic Mail, Females
Heldref Publications, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation, 1319 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802. Web site: http://www.heldref.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A