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Sustainability 2013, 5(4), 1598-1616; doi:10.3390/su5041598
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Reclaim “Education” in Environmental and Sustainability Education Research

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Received: 1 March 2013 / Revised: 12 March 2013 / Accepted: 2 April 2013 / Published: 16 April 2013
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Abstract

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
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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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