Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2009

Full Length Research Paper

Environmental education: A holistic approach using Wall Chart with Manual

Nwachukwu M. A
  • Nwachukwu M. A
  • Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.
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Okoro Uwaezu
  • Okoro Uwaezu
  • Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.
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Ntesat Brownson
  • Ntesat Brownson
  • Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.
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Ijeoma M. Nwachukwu
  • Ijeoma M. Nwachukwu
  • Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.
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  •  Accepted: 14 August 2014
  •  Published: 10 October 2014

Abstract

Human activities such as inequitable and unsustainable production and consumption of earth resources cause environmental problems. There is need to develop research and innovative techniques towards public understanding of these environmental problems and sustainable development. This paper contains the first edition of Environmental and Sustainability Wall Chart with manual for explanation.  This chart will be displayed at public places such as schools, libraries, hospitals, airports, rail stations and offices, as a holistic approach to environmental education. How to use this wall chart and manual for teaching environmental education at all levels (K-16 or P-16) is contained in the manual. All types of degradation threatening natural landscape, resources, existence and the ability of planet earth to serve future generations are contained in this manual. This wall chart and manual model presents environmental education as early education, accessible education, and education for all and for sustainable development.

 

Key words: Environmental degradation, education, ESS 200, Sustainability study, Wall chart.