Bicycle model on climate change education: presenting and evaluating a model
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CitationCantell, Hannele. Tolppanen, Sakari. Aarnio-Linnanvuori, Essi. Lehtonen, Anna. (2019). Bicycle model on climate change education: presenting and evaluating a model. Environmental education research, [Epub ahead of print 1 Feb 2019], 10.1080/13504622.2019.1570487.
This article presents and evaluates a model made for climate change education – the bicycle model. The model was created based on an extensive literature review, from which, essential aspects of climate change education were drawn out. The bicycle model is a representation of holistic climate change education and emphasizes the importance of the following aspects: knowledge, thinking skills, values, identity, worldview, action, motivation, participation, future orientation, hope and other emotions, and operational barriers. In this study, the model is also evaluated by climate education researchers and educators. The evaluation was done through documented group discussions and an electronic questionnaire. The findings suggest that the model is useful in developing climate change education policy, research and practice. The findings also give insight into expert's perceptions on climate education. Finally, the article discusses how this model could be developed further.
Subjectsclimate change education climate change education model bicycle model on climate change education climate change experts sustainability education
Link to the original itemhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2019.1570487
PublisherInforma UK Limited
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