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      Ecopsychology Elements in Environmental Education as to Strengthen Attitudes towards the environment

      Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies
      e-IPH Ltd.

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          This study assesses the effects of inception ecopsychology elements in an environmental education as to strengthen the attitudes towards the environment among teacher trainees based on the affective learning domain.  A mixed method design was used to evaluate the effects of the inception ecopsychology element in environmental education. Initial findings showed that there was a significant difference on attitudes towards environment between experimental and control groups. Qualitative findings also showed that the respondents from the experimental groups believed they were considered to have changed after participating in the class. Findings from this study suggested that the implementation of environmental education should incept ecopsychology elements. © 2016 The Author. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK.. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia. Keywords: Ecopsychology, Environmental Education

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          Psychology,Urban design & Planning,Urban studies,General behavioral science,Cultural studies


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