Environmental Education Research Bulletin Issue 5


Environmental Education Research Bulletin Issue 5

A group of kids at a demonstration table

The following summaries can be found in Environmental Education Research Bulletin (EERB) Issue 5:


  • Toth et al. (2013): Explores teen attitudes towards energy consumption.
  • Skamp et al. (2013): Examines beliefs and willingness to act about global warming.
  • Damerell et al. (2013): Shows how child-oriented environmental education influences adult knowledge and behavior.
  • Karaarslan et al. (2013): Uses self-determination theory to support psychological needs of preservice science teachers.
  • Kopnina (2013): Studies Dutch children's attitudes toward consumption and its implications for environmental education.


  • DeWaters and Powers (2013): Establishes measurement criteria for an energy literacy questionnaire.

Sense of Place

  • Beery (2013): Investigates the relationship between outdoor recreation, age, and environmental connectedness.
  • Liefländer et al. (2013): Explores how environmental education promotes connectedness with nature.
  • Hill (2013): Examines the intersection between sustainability education and outdoor learning.
  • Jagger (2013): Explores community mapping as a way to enhance knowing nature.
  • Kulnieks et al. (2014): Develops an eco-literacy framework for Indigenous and environmental educational leadership.

Teaching Methods

  • Baker et al. (2013): Uses art elicitation to deliver and evaluate climate change instructional modules.
  • Öhman and Öhman (2013): Analyzes student discussions about climate change using a participatory approach.
  • Niebert and Gropengiesser (2013): Explores the use of metaphors in understanding and communicating climate change.
  • Kozak and McCreight (2013): Demonstrates enrichment through gardening in elementary school.
  • Jordan et al. (2013): Uses an aquarium to teach systems thinking and reasoning about complex systems.
  • Esson and Moss (2013): Assesses the risk of delivering disturbing messages to zoo family audiences.
  • Crosley (2014): Advances urban environmental education through the food justice movement.
  • Arreguín-Anderson and Kennedy (2013): Discusses deliberate language planning in environmental education.

Professional Development

  • Monroe et al. (2013): Advocates for the role of environmental education in climate change for secondary science educators.
  • Peffer et al. (2013): Explores the use of technology by nonformal environmental educators.

Other Research

  • Kronlid and Öhman (2013): Develops an environmental ethical conceptual framework for research on sustainability and environmental education.
  • Jaskulsky and Besel (2013): Investigates the impact of different names for global warming in environmental discourse.
  • McEntee and Mortimer (2013): Critically reviews public campaigns addressing contentious environmental issues.
  • Cagle (2013): Quantifies the presence of written materials and the use of outside texts in nature centers for environmental education.
  • Boileau (2014): Discusses challenges and opportunities in early childhood environmental education research.
  • Wilks and Rudner (2013): Explores involving youth in urban planning for environmental education.