広島大学 HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY. Environmental Education: Consciousness, Values and Attitudes. Subaragoi Club. November 3rd, 2008. WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION?.
Values and Attitudes.
November 3rd, 2008.
The concept refers to the process of recognizing values and clarifying concepts in order to develop skills and attitudes necessary to understand and appreciate the interrelatedness among men, his culture and his biophysical surroundings.
Source: International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
It has been defined loosely as a constellation of attributes of mind such as subjectivity, self-awareness, sentience, and the ability to perceive a relationship between oneself and one's environment.
Beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for oragainst something).
Personal values evolve from situations with the external world and can change over time.
Is a hypothetical construct that represents an individual's like or dislike for an item. Attitudes are positive, negative or neutral views of an "attitude object.”
Attitudes can be changed through persuasion. Emotion is a common component in persuasion, social influence, and attitude change.
3 personal ideas that might make a better world…
What values or attitudes are needed to achieve these ideas?
In these days, we can realize various global issues; however, one of the most notable is related to the environment, which has become a most popular area since the last three decades.
Environmental Education goes beyond providing students with simple information about environmental issues.
It is stated that if the students do not have the proper knowledge and understanding of causes and effects of these environmental issues, it will be very hard for them to make correct decisions in the future to reduce and control these problems.