Analysis of keywords used in environmental education research

Authors

  • Esra Güven Erciyes University
  • Mustafa Hamalosmanoğlu Erciyes University
  • Zehra Kaplan Erciyes University
  • Serdar Varinlioğlu Erciyes University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14527/pegegog.2014.017

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine keywords in articles and dissertations published in the field of environmental education. The study was carried out on 48 articles and 73 dissertations published between 2007-2011 in the field of environmental education. The data of this study were collected from document analysis. These collected data were analyzed from content analysis. In this study, it was seen that 192 distinct keywords were used in examined articles and dissertations, "environmental education" (f=76), "environment" (f=20), "attitude toward the environment" (f=19) and "environmental awareness" (f=13) were the most used keywords. In addition to, it was determined that the frequencies of nearly all keywords were low.

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Published

2014-09-01

How to Cite

Güven, E., Hamalosmanoğlu, M., Kaplan, Z., & Varinlioğlu, S. (2014). Analysis of keywords used in environmental education research. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 4(3), 73–82. https://doi.org/10.14527/pegegog.2014.017