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Title: A study of environmental awareness and environmental ethics among the secondary and higher secondary school students of greater Mumbai
Researcher: Balachandran, Sumathi
Guide(s): Rao, Nagraj
Keywords: Education
Environmental awareness
Upload Date: 25-Oct-2013
University: Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibarewala University
Completed Date: 08-08-2013
Abstract: The principal of this thesis is newlineThe origin of life on the earth was divided and controlled by a set of environmental conditions. Through these past millions of years, for sustenance of life environment has played a major role, and it will continue to be so for all times. newlineIn 1972, the Stockholm conference on human environment, at Rio de Janeiro, in 1992, the earth summit was held, in 2007 the Copenhagen climate council was founded, the Montreal protocol, the earth summit 2011 to the earth summit 2012 shows that the International community is very much concerned about environment. All the above conferences felt that in order to solve the environmental crisis it is better to have environmental oriented education to create environmental conscious citizen. newlineHence, the purpose of conducting this study was to find out the level of awareness of environment and environmental ethics among the Secondary school and Higher secondary school students of greater Mumbai. newlineThe objective of the study was to understand the awareness of environment and the level of environmental ethics among the Secondary school students based on gender and education at Maharashtra state board and CBSE board and also among the Higher secondary school students based on gender and discipline i.e. Arts, Commerce and Science students. newlineIn this study Data was collected using the questionnaire method. The sample size consists of 265 students from English medium secondary school belonging to S.S.C board, 277 students from CBSE board and from the higher secondary school 251 students from Arts faculty, 252 students from Commerce faculty and 294 students from Science faculty from the region of greater Mumbai by using stratified random sampling technique. newlineThe data was analysed in two ways, descriptive analysis and inferential analysis. Techniques used for descriptive analysis were mean, SD,mode,kurtosis,skewness,medium, etc. ANOVA,t- testand Pearson s correlation were used for inferential analysis.
Pagination: xvii, 221p.
Appears in Departments:Faculty of Education

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