The study of green intelligence on environmental experiences and environmental citizenship behavior

Document Type : Research paper

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1 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

2 Ph.D. Student, Department of Educational Sciences, Islamic Azad University of Bojnourd, Iran

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of green intelligence education on environmental experience, environmental citizenship behavior and relationship with the nature of students. The research method was a semi-experimental study with pretest and posttest design with two groups of experiment and control. The population of this research was all the 36350 elementary school students in Bojnourd, and the sample size is 35 in the experimental group and 35 in the control group by cluster sampling method. Data gathering tool in this study was a questionnaire of Nature Guard Gardner (1999), a researcher-made environmental experience questionnaire (2017), Heidari Arjlou’s Environmental Citizenship Behavior Questionnaire (2015) and Nature Relationship Questionnaire by Nisbet and et al (2009). The validity of all questionnaires has been confirmed by experts and experts. This test was carried out between the sample groups considered based on acceptance and commitment. In order to test the research hypotheses and answer the research questions, the inferential statistics method of Covariance Co-analysis (Equation of Variance) was used with the help of SPSS-22 software. The findings of this study showed that green education training has been effective on environmental experience, environmental citizenship behavior and relationship with the nature of the students. Therefore, educating the education of green intelligence will improve the environmental experience, the citizenship behavior of the environment and the relationship with the nature of the students.

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