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Bazi A, Fakoori H, Bayani B, Sahemi H. Analysis the characteristics of environmental curriculum elements in the higher education based on the Akker pattern.. AIJH 2024; 30 (3) :85-114
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1- Employee of Golestan Education Department
2- Professor of Azadshahr Azad University , dr_h_fakoori@yahoo.com
3- Professor of Azadshahr Azad University
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The present study mainly aims at "identifying the characteristics of environmental curriculum elements in the higher education system based on the Acker's approach". The research method was qualitative and based on phenomenological strategy. The statistical population of this study included experts and professors in the field of curriculum and environmental education who were selected through purposive sampling using the snowball method. The selection of sample continued until the theoretical data saturation, and finally 22 people were interviewed, including 9 curriculum specialists and 13 environmental education specialists. The necessary data were collected through semi-structured interviews and analyzed using Nvivo software version 8 by "themes network" thematic analysis technique and analyzed during open, pivotal and selective coding steps. Also, in this study, Lincoln and Guba (1985) evaluation method was used to ensure the validity and reliability of the information. To this aim, the reliability, credibility, verifiability and transferability criteria were considered. The results indicated that the ten elements of the environmental curriculum (including logic, objectives, content, teaching-learning activities, the role of professors, educational resources, grouping, place, time and method of evaluation) for higher education have features that if used can increase students' environmental capabilities.
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: Arts and Humanities (General)
Received: 2021/06/27 | Accepted: 2022/06/16 | Published: 2024/03/20

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