Green Policy Awareness and Secondary School Teachers’ Perception of Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Environmental Education in Cross River State, Nigeria
E. E. Egbonyi 1, D. B. Enu 2, A. C. Omoogun 1 *
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1 Department of Environmental Education, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, NIGERIA2 Department of Social Science Education, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar, NIGERIA* Corresponding Author

Abstract

This study analyzed green policy awareness and secondary school teachers’ perception of interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of Environmental Education in Cross River State, Nigeria. The study was guided by a research question which was transformed into a research hypothesis. The survey research design was used in the study. The population of the study consisted of the total number of teachers in Cross River State public secondary schools as at 2017 which was put at 5,194. A sample of 1030 respondents were used for the study a0nd a structured questionnaire was used to gather data which was analyzed with a simple linear regression analysis. The study found out that, teachers green policy awareness significantly predicted their perception of interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of Environmental Education. It was therefore recommended that, teachers should be proactive and diligent in teaching Environmental Education through their traditional teaching subjects. Moreso, since they are aware that environmental issues are imbeded in the school curriculum, it should be infused in their traditional teaching subjects.

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Article Type: Research Article

INTERDISCIP J ENV SCI ED, 2020, Volume 16, Issue 1, Article No: e02203

https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6288

Publication date: 21 Nov 2019

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