The Correlation between the Application of Computer Multimedia Integrated Environmental Education and Environmental Sensitivity and Behavior

Zhi-Yong Zhuang, Wei Qiao

Ekoloji, 2019, Issue 107, Pages: 883-889, Article No: e107104

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Abstract

Along with industrial development, people accelerate the exploitation of natural resources for the economic prosperity. Behind the economic growth, serious environmental pollution and ecological unbalance are the cost. The enhancement of correct environmental protection knowledge of the government and the public to form the consensus and the acceleration of the achievement of environmental protection rely on the promotion of environmental education. Since the practice of information education, it is expanded to the comprehensively diverse computer multimedia networks. The utilization of computer multimedia as the teaching materials would be appropriate for the practice of environmental education. With experimental design, 206 college students in Fujian Province, as the research objects, are preceded environmental education with computer multimedia. The 16-week experimental instruction is preceded for 3 hours per week (total 48 hours). The research results show 1.positive and significant effects of environmental education on environmental sensitivity, 2.positive effects of environmental sensitivity on environmental behavior, and 3.positive and remarkable effects of environmental education on environmental behavior. According to the results to propose suggestion, it is expected to instruct students with correct environmental knowledge through computer multimedia integrated environmental education to cultivate the environmental sensitivity and enhance the environmental behavior.

Keywords

computer multimedia, environmental education, environmental sensitivity, environmental behavior

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