Current trend in Geographical and Environmental Education
By S. S. Obeka, PhD
The book is a collection of postgraduate seminar, workshop and lecture notes of the author. It is a systematic presentation of Geographical and Environmental Education Concepts in areas of ecological foundations, resource materials production, simulation and games, ozone layer, greenhouse effect, global warming, continuous assessment technique, philosophies of Education, learning theories, instructional methods and Bloom's taxonomy of Educational Objectives. The book covers wide area of course content of Geographical and Environmental Education programme of secondary, tertiary and university education. The book is therefore strongly recommended for all Geographical and Environmental Education Students, government agencies responsible for environmental management and institutions concerned with seminars, measurement and research exercise in the subject area. The subject being a new programme in most institutions of learning around the global require materials for its continuity as an extension of knowledge. Environmental Education focuses on Environmental Science and Technology Education, natural resources of the environment, the earth crust and her utility values, Nigeria vegetation, Solar energy and its benefit to mankind, others are environmental hazards, environmental legislations, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), development theories, mineral resources, mining and querying, social and economic services of Nigeria. A scientific knowledge of graphical construction of letters and numbers is also required. The book attempts to explore some curriculum content areas of Environmental Education of secondary, tertiary and university education. Hence, the careful selection of topical issues in this textbook in areas of scope, coverage, and content. Also, it provide a foundation for environmental science education concepts of study in secondary, tertiary and university levels. Readers will find it a valuable companion for study towards daily living in the environment.