The Environment and Science and Technology Education

The Environment and Science and Technology Education

Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs

1st Edition - January 1, 1987

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  • Editors: A. V. Baez, G. W. Knamiller, J. C. Smyth
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483161600

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The Environment and Science and Technology Education covers topics on key issues in environmental education; school-based primary and secondary education; and community-based environmental education. The book also discusses topics on tertiary, professional and vocational environmental education and non-formal public environmental education. The text will give practical help to teachers in all countries in order to raise standards of education in those topics essential for development.

Table of Contents

  • Part I Introduction and Key Issues in Environmental Education

    1 The Environment Theme at the Bangalore Conference

    2 Science, Technology and the Environment

    3 Environment and Education - an Indian Perspective Education, Environment and Livelihood Security

    Environmental Education: the Indian Experience

    A Holistic View of Human Ethics

    4 Key Issues in Environmental Education

    5 Education and Conservation Strategy

    6 Key Environmental Issues and Formal Education

    7 Environmental Studies in Pakistan

    Part II School-Based Primary and Secondary Environmental Education

    1 Environmental Education in Schools

    2 Teaching for the Environment in Third World Schools: Some Implementation Constraints

    3 Case Studies on School-Based Environmental Education

    Order and Disorder in Nature: Action-Based and Interdisciplinary Environmental Education in the Natural Sciences

    Children and the Environment

    Some Problems and Perspectives of Environmental Education in the School

    The IPST Environmental Education Project

    An Environmental Education Development Project for Elementary and Secondary School Levels

    Issue-Based Learning at Primary School Level

    Science Education for the Environment — an Indian Case Study

    Syllabuses with an Environmental Emphasis in the Caribbean

    Problems of Secondary Science Curriculum Innovation in Bangladesh

    Towards a Relevant Scientific Curriculum for the Environment: a Case Study from Papua New Guinea

    Sustainable Development: Agriculture and Environmental Education

    Issue-Based Environmental Education in Developing Countries

    Teaching through the Environment in Elementary Schools in India

    Agriculture for Self-Reliance

    Teaching History and Environmental Protection

    The Laws of Aesthetics are the Laws of Nature (Goethe)

    The Resource Management Education Programme

    Environmental Education Courses in Scotland: a Case Study of Theory Translated into Practice

    Part III Community-Based Environmental Education and Links with Other Conference Themes

    1 Highlights of the Prevailing Trends and Recommendations

    2 The Place of Ethics, Humanities and the Arts in the Environmental Education of Children

    3 The Use of Art, Music, History and Other Topics in Environmental Education

    4 Children as Partners in Conservation

    5 Special Approaches to Non-Formal Environmental Education of Children: Integrating the School and the Community

    6 Environmental Education and Coexistence with Protected Wildlife

    7 Public Awareness Activities in India

    8 Ethics and Environment

    9 Health and Environment

    10 The Presence of Children at the Bangalore Conference

    11 Conclusions and a Guide for Action

    Part IV Tertiary, Professional and Vocational Environmental Education

    1 Introduction

    Environment in Technology and Engineering Education

    University-Level Environmental Education

    Environmental Science Education and Future Human Needs

    2 Country-Based Studies

    The Teaching of Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences in Venezuela

    Environmental Sciences in Engineering Curricula: Reflections on the Growing Interaction between the Engineer and Society in a Developing Country

    The Teaching of Ecology to Students of Engineering at the National University of Lujan (Argentina)

    Environmental Teaching in the School of Engineering of Buenos Aires University

    Environmental Protection in Engineering Education

    Environmental Education for Engineering and Technology: An Analysis of Experience in India

    Science and Technology Education in Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalayas

    Environmental Education in China

    Ecological Education of Engineers in the USSR

    3 An Issue-Based Approach

    Education and Research Options for Addressing Social and Environmental Issues in Water Resources Planning and Management

    4 Implementation Strategies

    Implementation Strategies at the Tertiary Level - an Example and a Proposal

    Conclusions and Recommendations

    Part V Non-Formal Public Environmental Education

    1 Introduction

    2 An Overview of Selected Papers

    Range, Opportunities and Applicability of Non-Formal Environmental Education

    The Saving of the Silent Valley: a Case Study of Environmental Education in Action

    AVEHI: Audiovisual Educational Resources Centre

    Developing Wildlife Education Programmes in a Remote Section of Canada

    Audiovisual Techniques for Conservation

    Ecological Information for Non-Specialists: an International Case Study

    Environmental Education and Community Involvement

    Environmental Education - the Indian Experience: Non-Formal Education

    The Use of Simulation Games in Environmental Education

    Report of a Workshop on the Use of Games in Environmental Education

    3 Emerging Directions in Non-Formal Environmental Education: Conclusions of the Environment Workshop

    Index of Authors and Papers

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 446
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1987
  • Published: January 1, 1987
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483161600

About the Editors

A. V. Baez

G. W. Knamiller

J. C. Smyth

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