Environmental Education — A New Word or a New Philosophy of Teaching?

  • Gerhard Schaefer
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 18)


If intentional education means transformation of learners towards well-defined goals, environmental education would mean that learners achieve goals specially dealing with environmental aspects. Such goals can be seen in the usual three categories as being cognitive, psychomotoric, or affective.


Environmental Education Living Nature Continuous Training Strong Emotion Total Ecosystem 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Schaefer
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  1. 1.IPN, Institute for Science EducationUniversity of KielKielF.R. Germany

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