International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

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The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment, health, development, and education. The growth in scholarship makes this an opportune time to review and synthesize the knowledge base of the environmental education (EE) field. The purpose of this 51-chapter handbook is not only to illuminate the most important concepts, findings and theories that have been developed by EE research, but also to critically examine the historical progression of the field, its current debates and controversies, what is still missing from the EE research agenda, and where that agenda might be headed. Published for the American Educational Research Association (AERA).In addition to contributing to the identification of environmental education program characteristics that have the potential to ... whereas the other evaluation identified a negative correlation between knowledge and behavior (Negev et al., 2008). ... For example, among the reviewed evaluations, there was one which suggested the need for further testing of the Hungerford and Volk (1990) behavioral model. ... While this is not a problem per se, it is if approaches other than traditional onesanbsp;...

Title:International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education
Author:Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-06-20


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