Journal directory listing - Volume 43 Number 1 (1998/April) - Science Education 【43(1)】

A Study On Nongovernmental Organizations Implementing Environmental Education In Taiwan Author: Tzuchzu Chang(Graduate Institute of Environmental Education,National Taiwan Normal University), Ju Chou(Graduate Institute of Environmental Education,National Taiwan Normal University)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 43, No.1
Date:April 1998


This study was designed to have a complete and comprehensive understanding of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) implementing environmental education in Taiwan. This study with a qualitative perspective was a descriptive research. Indepth interview and content analysis were used in the study to explore and describe seven representative NGOs which were chosen with the consideration of purposive sampling. The focuses of the interviews and content analyses were the time and goals of the establishment of each NGO, their organizational structures, the interaction between these NGOs and government, research institutions, and other domestic and international NGOs, and especially their strategies and experiences of implementing environmental education. The results outlined the special features of each NGO's environmental education activities, and concluded with twelve themes of NGOs' implementation of environmental education activities: building nature parks, interpreters training programs, family activities, community awareness and activities, city nature trail systems, natural awareness, concerning about community environment, school environmental education, women's contributions, caring about daily issues, applications of mass media, and infusion of the goals of environmental education.

Keywords:Environmental Education, Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)

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APA FormatChang, T.-C., & Chou, J. (1998). A Study On Nongovernmental Organizations Implementing Environmental Education In Taiwan. Journal of National Taiwan Normal University: Mathematics & Science Education, 43(1), 27-45. doi:10.6300/JNTNU.1998.43(1).03