Outdoor recreation and environmental education: an analysis of awareness, knowledge and attitude among Broga Hill's tourists / Muhammad Fiqri Abdullah

ID46803 Abdullah, Muhammad Fiqri (2015) Outdoor recreation and environmental education: an analysis of awareness, knowledge and attitude among Broga Hill's tourists / Muhammad Fiqri Abdullah. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This study addressed four main purposes, which are: (1) to identify the level of environmental awareness based on gender, age and education level towards environmental education among the tourists; (2) to identify the level of environmental knowledge based on gender, age and education level towards environmental education among the tourists; (3) to identify the level of environmental attitude based on gender, age and education level towards environmental education among the tourists; and (4 ) to examine which of the psychological factor of Theory of Behavior Changes towards Environment (Hanna, 1995) that is mostly affected on environmental education. This study utilized descriptive analysis design. The 40 items of Behavioral Changes towards Environment (Hanna, 1995) was administered among 20 I (N=201) among tourists in Broga Hill. The primary finding of this study supported that outdoor recreation is effective in changing behavior of tourists' environmental education. This study found that only the socio demographic variables of (I) gender; (2) age; and (3) education level had significant influences on environmental awareness, knowledge and attitude. The study also highlighted three environmental factors in environmental education: (1) environmental awareness; (2) environmental knowledge; and (3) environmental attitude indicated significant as a result of the findings. Environmental awareness, knowledge and attitude were ranked as the most influential toward environmental education. Implications of the findings provide evidences on the effectiveness of outdoor recreation program in change behavior tourists' environmental education. This study also addressed the importance of specific design to conservation environment and making priorities in terms of environmental education for various settlements in Broga Hill. It will also help in environmental education approach to make it relevant and responsive to immediate awareness, knowledge and attitude of the tourists by putting into perspective emergent environmental concerns.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
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Abdullah, Muhammad FiqriUNSPECIFIED
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Thesis advisorShafie, Mohd SharimanUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Consciousness. Cognition > Awareness
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Consciousness. Cognition > Environmental psychology. Spatial behavior
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Outdoor life. Outdoor recreation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Seremban Campus > Faculty of Sport Science and Recreation
Programme: Bachelor of Sport Management (Hons.)
Item ID: 46803
Uncontrolled Keywords: Outdoor recreation, environmental education, analysis, awareness, knowledge, attitude, Broga Hill's
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/46803

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