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EE Research: Place-based Learning

Place-based learning connects experience, outdoors, and sustainability from EE Research Bulletin Nicole Ardoin, Editor As the focus on promoting sustainability through environmental education has increased, so has the scrutiny on outdoor education programs, which may not always lead to increased sustainable behaviors. In fact, this paper’s author suggests that some outdoor education programs may have […]

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EE Research: Climate Change

Environmental Educators Should Help Develop Climate Change Teaching Resources from EE Research Bulletin Issue 5, January-June 2013 Nicole Ardoin, Project Lead in partnership with ChangeScale www.changescale.org THE RESEARCH: Monroe, M. C., Oxarart, A., & Plate, R. R. (2013). A role for environmental education in climate change for secondary science educators. Applied Environmental Education & Communication, […]

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EE Research: Climate Change

Understanding Climate Change Requires Holistic Understanding of the Climate System   THE RESEARCH: Shepardson, D. P., Niyogi, D., Roychoudhury, A., & Hirsch, A. (2012). Conceptualizing climate change in the context of a climate system: Implications for climate and environmental education. Environmental Education Research, 18(3), 323-352.   From Environmental Research Bulletin Nicole Ardoin and Jason Morris, […]

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EE Research: Ecophobia

EE Research: Children Express Ecophobia in Their Own Words Kids are worried about environmental problems and feel powerless to change them from EE Research Bulletin Nicole Ardoin, Editor THE RESEARCH: Strife, Susan Jean. 2011. Children’s environmental concerns: Expressing ecophobia. The Journal of Environmental Education 43(1): 37-5 Fear, cynicism, pessimism: increasingly, research suggests that these are […]

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EE Research: Outdoor Education

Learning New Ways: Transcending Outdoor Environmental Education By Mitch McLarnon Since Richard Louv coined the term “nature-deficit disorder” in 2006, policy makers, academics and parents have for the most part agreed that children are spending less time exposed to nature than ever before (Suzuki, Mason, & McConnell, 2007). Lack of time in nature has been […]

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