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Urban Environmental Education [PDF / EPUB] Urban Environmental Education This book advances our understanding of settings audiences teaching approaches and goals of urban environmental education The authors of this book hope that it will help educators in the US and elsewh This book advances our understanding of settings audiences teaching approaches and goals of Urban Environmental Education The authors of this book hope that it will help educators in the US and elsewhere to reflect on their own work and inspire new ideas to improve their educational programsThis book shows that Urban Environmental Education may contribute to both ecological Urban Environmental MOBI :ß and social dimensions of sustainability On the one hand Urban Environmental Education is trying to develop urban residents’ knowledge and community capacity to move towards cities that can be described as eco efficient zero waste carbon neutral biophilic pedestrian friendly and resilient in face of climate change On the other hand Urban Environmental Education also cares about positive youth development and human development in general social capital human euality community participation in democraticenvironmental governance social and environmental justice generating new approaches to environmental governance developing ecological identity compassionate connection to urban places and healthy lifestylesThis book covers a range of relevant topics but not all of them For example we do not emphasize enough adult environmental education in urban communities and industrial facilities; urban sustainability and resilience; urban environmental art such as filmmaking installations and murals; education related to environmental activism in cities; inclusion and diversity issues; Urban Environmental Education related to community health and nutrition; andstrategies for the integration of environmental education in urban environmental planning The list of possible topics is always growingUrban Environmental Education is a very complex and exciting field We encourage you to continue to explore and advance it by learning from publications in related fields by visiting environmental education programs in different cities and by exchanging ideas with other educatorsAdditional authors Philip Silva Rebecca Ressl Robert Hughes Robert Withrow Clark Sam Janis Sunny Corrao Susan Baron Timothy Goodale Tom O'Dowd Twila Simmons Walker Vivian Masters.


10 thoughts on “Urban Environmental Education

  1. says:

    While this text on urban environmental education came out of a #mooc it is a great primer on the topic as well as a potential bellwether for those looking to know about the topic Filled with promise and potential it helped me with some ideas for my next steps in professional practice Lots of useful citations for next steps


  2. says:

    One of few books on urban environmental education authored by actual environmental educators in the US


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