Prezi

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in the manual

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Developing a Framework for Assessing Environmental Literacy

Karen Hollweg
by Don Duggan-Haas on 30 October 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Developing a Framework for Assessing Environmental Literacy

Knowledge Dispositions Competencies Environmentally
Responsible
Behavior Feedback/reflection
loop continued literacy
development Contexts Personal, Social, and Physical The Domain of Environmental Literacy What do you know about:
Physical and ecological systems
Social, cultural and political systems
Environmental issues
Multiple solutions to environmental issues
Citizen participation and action strategies How do you respond to environmental issues:
Sensitivity
Attitudes and concern toward the environment
Assumption of personal responsibility
Locus of control/self-efficacy
Motivation, and intention to act Skills and abilities that you know how and to apply:
Identify environmental issues
Ask relevant questions and environmental conditions and issues
Analyze environmental issues
Investigate environmental issues (scientific and social aspects of issues using primary and secondary sources)
Evaluate and make personal judgments about environmental issues (the interaction between environmental conditions and sociopolitical systems)
Use evidence and knowledge to select and defend one's own position(s) to resolve issues
Create and evaluate plans at various scales/levels to resolve environmental issues Involvement in intentional and habitual behaviors, individually or as a member of a group, that work towards solving current problems and preventing new ones. Objective: to craft a comprehensive, research-based description of environmental literacy and
a framework for assessing environmental literacy … so that sufficient consistency within and across assessments …so that cross-comparisons can be made. Using the Framework for
Assessments of Environmental Literacy
► Competencies
► Knowledge
► Dispositions
► Behavior Our 3 Products

► Definition of Environmental Literacy

► Components of Environmental Literacy

► Assessment Framework Examples
NELA
A Proposed Framework for Assessing Environmental Literacy in PISA 2015 Literacy is the capacity of students to apply knowledge and skills in key subject areas and to analyze, reason, and communicate effectively as they pose, solve, and interpret problems in a variety of life-situations (OECD, 2010). Project Team

Karen Hollweg Jason Taylor
Principal Investigator Project Coordinator

Bill McBeth   Tom Marcinkowski     
University of Wisc.- Platteville Florida Institute of
Technology

Rodger Bybee   Pablo Zoido
2006 & 2015 PISA Committees OECD, PISA Objective: to craft a comprehensive, research-based description of environmental literacy and a framework for assessing environmental literacy … so that sufficient consistency within and across assessments …so that cross-comparisons can be made. Components of Environmental Literacy

► Knowledge
► Dispositions
► Competencies
► Behavior Definition An environmentally literate person is someone who, both individually and collectively with others, makes informed decisions concerning the environment, is willing to act on these decisions…, and participates in civic life.
Those who are environmentally literate possess, to varying degrees:
►knowledge and understanding of environmental concepts… and issues;
►a set of cognitive and affective dispositions;
►a set of cognitive skills and abilities; and
►the appropriate behavioral strategies …to make sound and effective decisions …. What an assessment framework Chris Rozunick
Pearson Assessment and Information Group

Ginger Potter
Environmental Protection Agency

Sarah Schoedinger
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.

Dr. Eugene Owen
National Center for Education Statistics

Reviewers

Dr. Charles W. (Andy) Anderson
Michigan State University

Dr. Nicole Ardoin
Stanford University

Dr. Libby McCann
Antioch University New England

Dr. Troy Sadler
University of Missouri

Dr. Paul C. Stern
National Research Council Experts at Workshop

Dr. Shorna Broussard Allred
Cornell University

Dr. Susan Clayton
College of Wooster

Dr. Alice C. Fu
Stanford University

Dr. Eric Keeling
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Dr. Lori Kumler
Youngstown State University

Dr. Augusto (Gus) Medina
Independent Consultant

Dr. Bora Simmons
University of Oregon

Dr. Trudi Volk
Center for Instruction, Staff Development and Evaluation
Developing a Framework for
Assessing Environmental Literacy

October 30, 2012
Climate Literacy Network
Karen Hollweg Developing a Framework for
Assessing Environmental Literacy
esp. Chapter 3




www.NAAEE.net/Framework Components emphasized in National Environmental Literacy Assessment (NELA) Feedback/reflection loop
continued literacy development Environmentally
Responsible
Behavior Personal,
Social, and
Physical Competencies Dispositions Knowledge Contexts Involvement in intentional and habitual behaviors, individually or as a member of a group, that work towards solving current problems and preventing new ones.
Ecomanagement
Persuasion
Consumer/economic Skills and abilities that you know how and when to apply:

Identify environmental issues
Ask relevant questions about environmental conditions and issues
Analyze environmental issues 
Investigate environmental issues (scientific and social aspects of issues using primary and secondary sources)
Evaluate and make personal judgments about environmental issues (the interaction between environmental conditions and sociopolitical systems)
Use evidence and knowledge to select and defend one’s own position(s) to resolve issues
Create and evaluate plans at various scales/levels to resolve environmental issues How you respond to environmental issues:
Sensitivity
Attitudes and concern toward the environment
Assumption of personal responsibility
Locus of control/ Self-efficacy
Motivation, and intention to act What you know about:
Physical and ecological systems
Social, cultural and political systems
Environmental issues
Multiple solutions to environmental issues
Citizen participation and action strategies The domain of environmental literacy from Complete Framework p.3-2 at http://www.naaee.net/framework
See the full transcript