The influence of field-oriented environmental education on leadership development

Kyoungjin An, Tomohiro Akiyama, Jinyoung Kim, Tomomi Hoshiko, Hiroaki Furumai
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This paper reviews the outcome of field exercise 'Oasis unit' under a new postgraduate educational initiative named "Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leaders" (APIEL). The Oasis unit was conducted in the Heihe River basin located in the arid northwest part of China. The influence of field-oriented environmental leadership education on the development of environmental leaders was examined throughout the program. The questionnaire including leadership skills, style, and education was
more » ... , and education was used to carry out a survey administered to two groups divided on the basis of field oriented educational experience. The survey compared the results of both group to evaluate how field-oriented education influenced leadership development.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.03.275 fatcat:3d7mc7u2pbad5hgdwwhtltcqha