Education for a healthy world: inspired by information or relationships?

Meyer, Brittany (2010) Education for a healthy world: inspired by information or relationships? [Essay or Creative Nonfiction]

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    Abstract

    The current educational system promotes, and develops paradigms that are inherently unhealthy for the natural world and for humans. Even the current environmental education programs are not successful because they try to solve environmental problems using the same paradigms that created environmentally destructive behaviors in the first place. The problem is, information alone will not inspire people to change their paradigms. People need to have a direct relationship with the landscape so a paradigm shift is motivated by a sense of care rather than obligation.

    Item Type: Essay or Creative Nonfiction
    Created by Student or Faculty: Student
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Student Writing Awards Freshmen Composition
    Subjects: School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences > English
    School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences > Environmental Studies
    Department of Teacher Education
    School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences > Writing Program
    Depositing User: Brian Slone
    Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2012 13:31
    Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 13:31
    URI: http://eprints.fortlewis.edu/id/eprint/34


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