RESEARCH PAPER
Study of the Effect of Environmental Education on Environmental Awareness and Environmental Attitude Based on Environmental Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China
Yang Li 1  
 
 
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Law School, Minzu University of China, Beijing, CHINA
Online publish date: 2018-03-21
Publish date: 2018-03-21
 
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2018;14(6):2277–2285
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The rapid development of technology and economy in past years has largely enhanced the quality of life. However, the emergence of various social and environmental problems could be discovered when looking back. Implementing the idea of environmental education in school systems therefore becomes a primary issue to promote environmental education. In this case, the practice of governmental policies has to implement the idea of environmental education in school systems, provide complete and comprehensive resources, information, and channels for environmental education, and positively promote the practice of Environmental Protection Law of China and the legislation revision. Aiming at college students in Beijing City, total 322 students in 6 different departments of Minzu University of China are selected as the research objects for the 16-week (3hrs per week for total 48 hours) experimental teaching. Total 322 copies of questionnaire are distributed, and 287 valid copies are retrieved, with the retrieval rate 89%. The research results reveal significantly positive effects of 1.environmental education on environmental awareness, 2.environmental awareness on environmental attitude, and 3.environmental education on environmental attitude. It is expected to enhance environmental awareness, attitudes, and behaviors related to environmental education based on the revision of Environmental Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China.
 
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