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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Portland State University

1971

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The Environmental Crisis; The Effects Of Ecology Courses On High School Students, Carol C. Fletcher Dec 1971

The Environmental Crisis; The Effects Of Ecology Courses On High School Students, Carol C. Fletcher

Dissertations and Theses

It is a basic premise of this thesis that an environmental crisis exists in the world today and has been worsening at least since World War II. The crisis is evident in the population explosion, the deteriorating air and water quality, and the depletion of our natural resources. With the feeling that all persons must become aware, concerned, and involved with the environmental crisis if the trend is to be reversed, this study is concerned with one segment of the population – high school students.

Sociologists, and especially human ecologists, have not been concerned professionally with the environmental crisis, but instead ...


Teaching Social Studies From A Global Viewpoint, Janet Hays Clemmer Jan 1971

Teaching Social Studies From A Global Viewpoint, Janet Hays Clemmer

Dissertations and Theses

The need for preparing our youth to live in an interdependent world on this finite planet has become urgent since the beginning of the nuclear age at the end of World War II. There is a need to extend the loyalty of the citizen tor the nation-state to human needs seen from a global view. The involvement of the United States in the international community already is extensive because of its predominant power. This involvement is not reflected in our education, either from the amount of time devoted to social studies in our schools or in the emphasis on international ...