Economic development and people’s changing patterns of consumption and production have led to a drastic increase in plastic wastes all over the world. Plastic waste disposal harms the environment and poses threat to human health. Hence, there is great desire to reduce the plastic wastes. To reduce plastic wastes, education is of utmost importance as education can change people’s knowledge, attitude, and behaviors toward plastic waste management. This study examines the effectiveness of three teaching strategies (direct teaching, hands-on teaching, and simulation game-based teaching) on change in knowledge, attitude, and behavior in students toward plastic waste management. The results are discussed in depth in this chapter. Copyright © 2017 Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
|Title of host publication||Emerging practices in scholarship of learning and teaching in a digital era|
|Editors||Siu Cheung KONG, Tak Lam WONG, Min YANG, Cheuk Fai CHOW, Ka Ho TSE|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|ISBN (Print)||9789811033445, 9789811033421, 9811033420|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
CitationChow, C.-F., So, W.-M. W., Cheung, T.-Y., & Yeung, S.-K. D. (2017). Plastic waste problem and education for plastic waste management. In S. C. Kong, T. L. Wong, M. Yang, C. F. Chow, & K. H. Tse (Eds.), Emerging practices in scholarship of learning and teaching in a digital era (pp. 125-140). Singapore: Springer.
- Plastic waste education
- Plastic waste management
- Direct teaching
- Hands-on teaching
- Simulation game-based teaching