The Concept and the Meaning of Project-Based Learning for Sustainable Development

지속가능발전 이해를 위한 프로젝트 학습의 개념과 의미 - 예비교사의 에코캠퍼스 만들기 프로젝트 경험을 중심으로-

  • Received : 2011.03.14
  • Accepted : 2011.05.27
  • Published : 2011.06.30

Abstract

Recently, project activity on environmental education has been overwhelmingly presented that is considered as a key learning & teaching strategy in Korea. This Study finds that Environmental project activity requires consideration of project-based Learning for sustainable development. The purpose of this study is to conduct project-based learning for eco-campus which is focused on sustainable development and to find out the learner's understanding sustainable development. The results of this study can be summarized as follows. First, project-based learning for sustainable development is concerned about enhancing learner's understanding sustainable development. It can be emphasized a viewpoint of sustainable way, a way of educational approach, and a possibility of expanding learner's experience in dealing with sustainable development. Second, this study showed also a results of application about project-based learning for eco-campus. Twenty three pre-service teachers conducted six different eco-campus projects. It is considered to make the student be able to catch up core knowledge and apply it during the project activity. In conclusion, this research asserts that project-based learning on sustainable development is needed to make students see the knowledge and value of sustainable development. It is considered to advance education for sustainable development as a new teaching & learning strategy.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국교원대학교