User Online: 1 | Timeout: 06:07Uhr ⟳ | Ihre Anmerkungen | Verein (VfÖ) | Info | Auswahl | Logout | AAA  Mobil →
BNELIT - Datenbank zu Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung: wissenschaftliche Literatur und Materialien
Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung: wiss. Literatur und Materialien (BNELIT)
Datensätze des Ergebnisses:
Suche: Auswahl zeigen
Treffer:1
Sortierungen
1. Aufsatz in Zeitschrift
(Korrektur)Anmerkung zu einem Objekt von BNE-LITERATUR per email Dieses Objekt in Ihre Merkliste aufnehmen (Cookies erlauben!) in den Download Korb (max. 50)!
Verfasser/-in:
 
Hauptsachtitel:
Optimizing the environmental attitudes inventory: Establishing a baseline of change in students′ attitudes.
Zeitschriftenausgabe (-> Ref.Nr):
Zeitschrift/Zeitung:
International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
Z-Jahrgang:
16
Z-Heftnummer/-bez.:
1
Erscheinungsjahr:
Seite (von-bis):
16-33
Kurzinfo:
Purpose
– The purpose of this study was twofold: first, to optimize the Environmental Attitudes Inventory (EAI) and second, to establish a baseline of the difference in environmental attitudes between first and final year students, taken at the start of a university′s declaration of commitment to EfS.

Design/methodology/approach
– The psychometrically designed EAI was used to overcome the problems and limitations of the much-used, but controversial, revised New Environmental Paradigm (NEP) Scale. The performance of the original 72-item EAI was compared with our 37-item reduced form using a population of first- and final-year university students.

Findings
– The reduced 37-item EAI provides a reliable and valid tool for investigating structured, multi-dimensional environmental attitudes of university students while reducing response burden and increasing response and completion rates compared with the longer versions of the EAI.

Research limitations/implications
– No attempt is made to link elements of the university experience with changes in attitude between first- and third-year students. The authors expect the 12-faceted EAI to provide more detailed feedback on the affective outcomes of EfS initiatives than currently used instruments.

Originality/value
– This research contributes to establishing the EAI as a gold standard with which to monitor students′ environmental attitudes. Although most studies aimed at understanding the impact of EfS measure attitude change over relatively short periods of time – typically using the brief NEP scale administered immediately before and after a specific semester course – the approach developed here is designed to detect attitudinal change that may be ascribed to the entire university experience between students′ first and final year.
Original-Quelle (URL):
DOI:
10.1108/IJSHE-03-2013-0027
Datum des Zugriffs:
12.04.2018