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ESD Pedagogy: A Guide for the Perplexed

Eilam, Efrat and Trop, Tamar (2011) ESD Pedagogy: A Guide for the Perplexed. The Journal of Environmental Education, 42 (1). pp. 43-64. ISSN 0095-8964

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Abstract

The present article addresses issues regarding implementation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the formal education systems. In particular, it aims at identifying the basic essential components of ESD pedagogy. We present a theoretical pedagogical framework based on accumulating theory and experience in the field. The framework aspires to encompass the majority of prevailing pedagogies within a simple set of four basic principles. It will be argued that the four principle pedagogies are basic and indispensable prerequisites for achieving the goals of ESD. As such, lack of one suffices to undermine the ESD's pedagogical construct.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID25075, education for sustainable development (ESD), environmental education (EE), pedagogy, responsible environmental behavior (REB), sustainability literacy, environmental literacy
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 330000 Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Education
FOR Classification > 0502 Environmental Science and Management
FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
SEO Classification > 9399 Other Education and Training
SEO Classification > 970105 Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Efrat Eilam
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2011 03:25
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:51
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/17092
DOI: 10.1080/00958961003674665
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Citations in Scopus: 2 - View on Scopus

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