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Fostering Pre-service Teachers’ Self-Determined Environmental Motivation Through Green Chemistry Experiments
This study was designed to test the hypothesis that a green chemistry curriculum changes Malaysian pre-service teachers’ environmental motivation. Two comparable groups of pre-service teachers participated in this study. Posttest results indicate that there is significant difference between both the groups for intrinsic motivation, integration, identification, and introjections scales and no differences for external regulation and amotivation scales.
Updated: Feb. 27, 2013
A Critical Analysis of Sustainability Education in Schooling’s Bureaucracy: Barriers and Small Openings in Teacher Education
In this article, the author reflects on his last 15 years of experience as an environmental education researcher and teacher education faculty member. Through the personal reflections of narrative inquiry, the author observes and interprets the changes he has witnessed and participated in at the state, university, college, and department level, and also on the bureaucratic forces. The author argues that such changes can begin with sustainability-responsive course revisions, and can connect to more significant changes in college and state programs and policies.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2012
In this article, the author examines the relationship between school desegregation, environmental inequality, structural racialization, and health and educational outcomes. The author proposes a conceptual framework for linking environmental health to educational outcomes that considers the dynamic social processes through which social and environmental inequalities are produced, reproduced, and transformed. The author concludes that the eco-apartheid framework provides a useful model for theory building in the study of environmental health and educational equity.
Updated: Oct. 24, 2011
Moving towards transdisciplinarity: an ecological sustainable focus for science and mathematics pre-service education in the primary/middle years
This paper explores the theoretical underpinning of this complex approach to undergraduate teaching and reports on how our teaching team has worked collaboratively to structure a sequence of three, one semester integrated, core courses that explicitly uses an educating for ecological sustainability theme as the basis for each course and associated assessment.
Updated: Aug. 27, 2008
Mainstreaming education for sustainable development in initial teacher education in Australia: a review of existing professional development models
In an effort to mainstream teacher education programs for sustainability, the Australian Research Institute of Education for Sustainability |(ARIES) appraised models of professional development underpinning a range of teacher education programs. The article describes three models of professional development, and concludes by arguing that a systemic approach that engages the whole of the teacher education system is necessary if ESD is to be successfully mainstreamed in initial teacher education.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2007
Environmental education in teacher education in India: experiences and challenges in the United Nation's Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
The article discusses recent efforts to introduce environmental studies to school education in India. The incorporation of environmental education will involve changing issues related to content, learning and teaching methodologies, material development and building requirements.
Updated: Dec. 25, 2007