Research on the Poplar Dilemma

Here you can find an overview of the items and scales used in our questionnaire as well as a list of publications on the Poplar Dilemma.

Items und Scales_Poplar Dilemma

List of Publications

Altmeyer, Stefan. “Religious education for ecological sustainability. An initial reality check using the example of everyday decision-making.” In: Journal of Religious Education 69 (2021), 57-74. DOI: 10.1007/s40839-020-00131-5

Altmeyer, Stefan; Dreesmann, Daniel. “‘The tree was there first’ – Using an everyday ecological dilemma to explore the personal orientations of secondary school students in environmental decision-making.” In: Environmental Education Research 27 (2021), 67-87. DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2020.1853062.

Altmeyer, Stefan; Dreesmann, Daniel. “The importance of religion for the evaluation of everyday ecological decisions by German adolescents. A case study with students in biology and religious education classes.” In: Worldviews 24 (2020), 285-307. DOI:10.1163/15685357-20203001.

Altmeyer, Stefan; Dreesmann, Daniel. „Grenzgänge zwischen Natur und Schöpfung. Grundlagen und Vorschläge für fächerverbindendes Lernen in Biologie- und Religionsunterricht.“ In: Jahrbuch der Religionspädagogik 34 (2018), 171-183.


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