Environmental knowledge, concern and practices among students of Chinese independent High School in Klang

Khoo, Wei Ying (2015) Environmental knowledge, concern and practices among students of Chinese independent High School in Klang. [Undergraduate Final Year Project Report] (Submitted)

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Abstract

The changes in the environment associated with the national prosperity and the demand of increased human population emphasize the significant of the need for Environmental Education to create consciousness and understanding between the relationships of human with the surrounding environment. 197 respondents from Four Chinese Independent High School in Klang were selected to participate in this study. The aim of this study is to find out the environmental knowledge, concern and practices among Chinese Independent High School students particularly the upper secondary student. It consists of the student's perception of environmental knowledge and their awareness towards current environment issues and also the Environmental Education they may or had learned in order to know their practice in real life. The results were analyzed using SPSS version 16 with validity test of Cronbach Alpha test done prior the final results were obtained. Based on this study, it was found that Environmental Education played an important role in transferring information to the students to improve their environmental knowledge, increase their level of interest towards the environmental issues and motivate students to implement the environmental practices. Results revealed that students have an advisable environmental knowledge. Students had showed concern to the environmental issues that surrounded them and only implemented environmental practices which involved in their daily life. Some recommendations also included in this study to enhance the Environmental Education in Malaysia targeting to school children.

Item Type: Undergraduate Final Year Project Report
Faculty: Faculty of Earth Sciences
Depositing User: En. Wahyudi Yusra Zulfin
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2016 07:33
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 01:30
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/4519
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