The Impact of Affective Constraints on Shaping Environmental Literacy: Model Testing Using Mediator and Moderator Variables

Nilay Öztürk, Gaye Teksöz
2016 International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education  
The aims of this study were; first to investigate the mediating effects of pre-service teachers' (PTs) attitude toward environment on the relationship between their environmental concern and environmental responsibility, and second, to explore the moderating effect of gender on the relationships between; PTs' environmental concern and responsibility; and environmental attitude and responsibility. A total of 1626 PTs completed the Environmental Literacy Survey. The findings revealed that PTs'
more » ... vealed that PTs' attitude had a significant mediating effect on the relationships between environmental concern and responsibility. Furthermore, the results of the moderation analysis showed that the relationships did not differ in female and male participants.
doi:10.18497/iejee-green.58305 fatcat:s53uaemmlbaqnknithuytgcjeu