The Environment and Science and Technology Education - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080339528, 9781483161600

The Environment and Science and Technology Education

1st Edition

Science and Technology Education and Future Human Needs

Editors: A. V. Baez G. W. Knamiller J. C. Smyth
eBook ISBN: 9781483161600
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1987
Page Count: 446
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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


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A. V. Baez

G. W. Knamiller

J. C. Smyth

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