# 국내 환경교육 연구의 동향

• Published : 1998.12.01

#### Abstract

This study was performed to investigate the trends in Environmental Education Research of Korea. In this study, the papers in $\ulcorner$Hwankyungkyoyuk$\lrcorner$ (Journal of the Korean Society for Environmental Education) and $\ulcorner$Journal of the Korean Association for Research in Science Education$\lrcorner$ from the initial number to the latest number were investigated. The category of analysis in this study were the number of papers, research area, method, character, the major targets of Environmental Education, the major targets of research, the purpose of Environmental Education, and the contents of environment. The results of this study are as follows: 1. The number of papers in $\ulcorner$Hwankyungkyoyuk$\lrcorner$ were 178 and in $\ulcorner$Journal of the Korean Association for Research in Science Education$\lrcorner$ were 406(10 of them were related in environmental education) 2. The research areas of the papers were Environmental Education(52.4%), Social Environmental Education(19%), Environmental Science(8.5%), Science Education(7.9%), and Social Education(3.2%). 3. The major parts of the method of the papers were literature review(31.7%), survey research(21.2%), and descriptive study(20.3%). 4. More than half of the character of the papers were research on the actual condition(35.4%) and consciousness (17.9%), 5. The major targets of Environmental Education of the papers were secondary school students(33.9%) and elementary school students(18.8%). 6. The major targets of researches of the papers were secondary school students(33.8%), teachers(30.0％), the general public(20.0％), and elementary school students(18.8%). 7. The purpose of Environmental Education of the papers were Values and Attitudes(31.2%), Behaviors and Participations(29.6%), Knowledges and Informations(27.2%), and Skills(12%). 8. The contents of Environment of the papers were waste(27.7%), water quality(15.2%), the whole environment(12.5%), air quality(9.8%), natural environment(5.4%), soil(4.4%), energy(4.4%), and so on. The results indicated that the Environmental Education research of Korea were needed to be reinforced in the field of qualitative research method, teaching and learning strategy, the development of learninyg meterals, and teacher education.