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Environmental Education and Advocacy
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  • 8 b/w illus. 6 tables
  • Page extent: 346 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.71 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 333.7071
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: GE70 .E5735 2005
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Environmental education

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521824101 | ISBN-10: 0521824109)

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  • Published March 2005

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Contents

List of Contributorspage vii
Prefacexi
1Changing perspectives of ecology and education1in environmental education1
MICHAEL J. MAPPIN AND EDWARD A. JOHNSON
Part I Changing perspectives of ecology29
2Scientific ecology and ecological ethics: the challenges of drawing ethical conclusions from scientific facts31
JOSEPH R. DES JARDINS
3Changing academic perspectives of ecology: a view from within50
JUREK KOLASA AND STEWARD T. A. PICKETT
4The role of learned societies, government agencies, NGOs, advocacy groups, media, schools, and environmental educators in shaping public understanding of ecology72
DAVID R. SLINGSBY AND SUSAN BARKER
Part II Changing perspectives of education89
5Education and advocacy: a troubling relationship91
BOB JICKLING
6Changing academic perspectives in environmental education research and practice: progress and promise114
JOY A. PALMER AND JOANNA C. BIRCH
7The purposes of environmental education: perspectives of teachers, governmental agencies, NGOs, professional societies, and advocacy groups137
JOHN F. DISINGER
Part III Assessing changing perspectives of ecology and education159
8Developing guidelines for environmental education in the United States: the National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education161
DEBORAH A. SIMMONS
9Assessing the educational dimension of environmental education resources provided by non-formal groups184
DAVID L. HAURY
10Assessing the science dimension of environmental issues through environmental education207
STEIN DANKERT KOLSTØ
Part IV Integrating changing perspectives of ecology, education, and action225
11A framework for integrating ecological literacy, civics literacy, and environmental citizenship in environmental education227
ALAN R. BERKOWITZ, MARY E. FORD, AND CAROL A. BREWER
12Integrating education and action in environmental education267
MILTON MCCLAREN AND BILL HAMMOND
13Environmental education through citizen science and participatory action research292
MARIANNE E. KRASNY AND RICK BONNEY
Index320

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