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Environmental education and advocacy : changing perspectives of ecology and education

Author: Edward A Johnson; Michael J Mappin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together ecologists, environmental philosophers and educators to address concerns over advocacy in environmental education, whilst providing those interested in education with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward A Johnson; Michael J Mappin
ISBN: 0521824109 9780521824101
OCLC Number: 936651748
Description: 333 p.
Contents: Contributors; Preface; 1. Changing perspectives of ecology and education in environmental education M. J. Mappin and E. A. Johnson; Part I. Changing Perspectives of Ecology: 2. Scientific ecology and ecological ethics: the challenges of drawing ethical conclusions from scientific facts J. R. Des Jardins; 3. Changing academic perspectives of ecology: a view from within J. Kolasa and S. T. A. Pickett; 4. The role of learned societies, government agencies, NGOs, advocacy groups, schools, and environmental educators in shaping public understanding of ecology D. R. Slingsby and S. Barker; Part II. Changing Perspectives of Education: 5. Education and advocacy: a troubling relationship B. Jickling; 6. Changing academic perspectives in environmental education research and practice: progress and promise J. A. Palmer and J. C. Birch; 7. The purposes of environmental education: perspectives of teachers, governmental agencies, NGOs, professional societies and advocacy groups J. F. Disinger; Part III. Assessing Changing Perspectives in Ecology and Education: 8. Developing guidelines for environmental education in the United States: the national project for excellence in environmental education B. Simmons; 9. Assessing the educational dimension of environmental education resources provided by non-formal groups D. L. Haury; 10. Assessing the science dimension of environmental issues through environmental education S. D. Kolsto; Part IV. Integrating Changing Perspectives of Ecology, Education and Action: 11. A framework for integrating ecological literacy, civics literacy and environmental citizenship in environmental education M. E. Krasny and R. Bonney; 12. Integrating education and action in environmental education M. McClaren and B. Hammond; 13. Environmental education through citizen science and participatory action research M. E. Krasny and R. Bonney; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Edward A. Johnson, Michael J. Mappin.

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