JOURNAL BROWSE
Search
Advanced SearchSearch Tips
The Effects of Parents' Participation in Environmental Education Programs
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
The Effects of Parents' Participation in Environmental Education Programs
Kim, Soon-Shik; Choi, Sung-Bong;
  PDF(new window)
 Abstract
The consciousness of environmental education has increased for the last decades, and schools make efforts for education in the systematic environment. To keep pace with trends such as the open school and the open class, students, teachers and parents are actively participating in environmental education programs. Parents' active participate in environmental education programs will provide excellent basis to operate environmental education efficiently and advise fruitful operation of environmental education programs. In addition, as parents play an important role of deciding the students' life habits or attitudes about environment, their participation is greatly meaningful. This study was conducted to 203 fourth and fifth graders in M elementary school in Ulsan city that operated the model school for protecting the forest from March to December, 2009 and their parents in order to examine the effects of parents' participation in environmental education programs, and the results are as follows. First, the student group with parents who participated in environmental education programs showed higher interest in surrounding environment of the school. Second, the student group with parents who participated in environmental education programs showed higher environment sensitiveness and environmental practice intention. Third, the parent group who participated in environmental education programs showed higher environmental sensitiveness and environmental practice intention. Fourth, the parent group who participated in environmental education programs showed higher satisfaction about the program. As the result of the study, environmental education programs with parents' participation attracted their active interest and participation about school environment problems, and a lot of conversation and attention between students and parents who participated in environmental education programs improved the students and their parents' environmental sensitiveness and environmental practice intention.
 Keywords
Environmental education programs with parents' participation;Willingness of environmental practice;Environment sensitiveness;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
 References
1.
김경순, 2001, 충북지역 중.고등학생들의 환경에 대한 감수성 및 태도와 환경친화적 행동의 관련성, 석사학위논문, 충북대학교.

2.
김서령, 2003, 환경교육에 대한 부모의 인식 및 경험이 자녀 지도에 미치는 영향, 석사학위논문, 이화여자대학교.

3.
김석재, 1992, 학부모의 학교교육 참여형태에 관한 연구, 석사학위논문, 충북대학교.

4.
김선희, 2004, 학부모의 학교 참여 영향을 미치는 요인 연구, 강남대학교 논문집, 44(3), 1-28.

5.
김인배, 2005, 초등학교 학부모의 학교교육 참여 활성화 방안, 석사학위논문, 군산대학교.

6.
심미옥, 2003, 초등학교 학부모의 자녀 교육지원활동에 관한 연구, 초등교육연구, 16(2), 333-358.

7.
이선우, 2000, 학교환경교육활성화를 위한 사회 환경 프로그램의 적용방안연구, 석사학위논문, 한국교원대학교.

8.
정태성, 1995, 교사와 학부모의 협력 프로그램 개발을 통한 아동의 효과적인 환경 교육, 석사학위논문, 단국대학교.

9.
최정희, 2008, 상호작용과 사회학습 이론을 근거로 한 학부모의 초등학교 환경교육 참여 효과, 석사학위논문, 서울교육대학교.

10.
허민량, 2004, 초등학교 학부모의 학교교육 참여 제고 방안, 석사학위논문, 순천대학교.

11.
Sallis, J., 1988, Schools, parents and governors : a new approach to accountability, London, 136-143.