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Sustainability 2013, 5(4), 1598-1616; doi:10.3390/su5041598

Reclaim “Education” in Environmental and Sustainability Education Research

School of Education, Culture and Communication, Mälardalen University, PO Box 325, Eskilstuna 63105, Sweden
Department of Education, Aarhus University, Tuborgvej 164, Copenhagen NV 2400, Denmark
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Received: 1 March 2013 / Revised: 12 March 2013 / Accepted: 2 April 2013 / Published: 16 April 2013
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The nascent research area of Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) needs a firm grounding in educational philosophy in order to focus more on education. This conclusion is based on experiences at two recent conferences focusing on research in this field. Issues related to content, attitudes and long-term aims dominated at these conferences, while learning processes were often taken for granted.
Keywords: environmental education; sustainability education; educational philosophy; conference quality environmental education; sustainability education; educational philosophy; conference quality
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Sund, P.; Lysgaard, J.G. Reclaim “Education” in Environmental and Sustainability Education Research. Sustainability 2013, 5, 1598-1616.

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