January 2015: Energy Education

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Editor’s Corner
Beyond Conservation: Reimagining the Purpose of Energy Education
Jan DeWaters, Guest Editor, Clarkson University
Justin Hougham, Guest Editor, University of Wisconsin Extension
Clare Hintz, Assistant Editor, Prescott College
Larry Frolich, JSE Editor, Miami Dade College

Energy Education Contributors Great Ideas Database

The Energy-Climate Literacy Imperative: Why Energy Education Must Close the Loop on Changing Climate
Mark S. McCaffrey, National Center for Science Education
Energy Education: Easy, Difficult, or Both?
David E. Blockstein, National Council on Science and the Environment (NCSE), Catherine H. Middlecamp, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison and John H. Perkins, The Evergreen State College
Undergraduate Energy Education: The Interdisciplinary Imperative
Kenneth M. Klemow

Special Collection on BioEnergy Literacy from the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance
Creating a research to classroom pipeline: closing the gap between science research and educators
Jennifer Schon, Karla B. Eitel, R. Justin Hougham, Danica Hendrickson
Teacher Professional Development for Energy Literacy: A Comparison of Two Approaches
Karla Eitel, Justin Hougham, Tammi Laninga, Greg Fizzell, Jenny Schon, Danica Hendrickson
Refinement of an Energy Literacy Rubric for Artifact Assessment and Application to the Imagine Tomorrow High School Energy Competition
Quinn Langfitt, Liv Haselbach and Justin Hougham
From the forest to the classroom: Energy literacy as a co-product of biofuels research
Justin Hougham, Steve Hollenhorst, Jennifer Schon, Karla Bradley Eitel, Danica Hendrickson, Chad Gotch, Tammi Laninga, Laurel James, Blake Hough, Dan Schwartz, Shelley Preslley, Karl Olsen, Liv Haselbach, Quin Langfitt and Jennifer Moslemi
Global Sustainability: An Authentic Context for Energy Education
Danica Hendrickson, Kimberly Corrigan, Alicia Keefe, Danielle Shaw, Sheeba Jacob, Laura Skelton, Jennifer Schon, Karla Bradley Eitel and Justin Hougham

Energy information sharing in social networks: The roles of objective knowledge and perceived understanding
Brian G. Southwell, Joseph J. Murphy, Jan E. DeWaters, Patricia A. LeBaron and Jessica Fitts Willoughby
Supporting Energy Education Online: Climate Literacy And Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)
Anne U. Gold, Tamara Shapiro Ledley; Susan Buhr Sullivan; Karin B. Kirk; Marian Grogan

Case Studies
Columbia Water & Light: A Case Study in Energy Education
Alex Dzurick
Student and Teacher Teams Using High Resolution Electricity Monitoring to Create Local Change
Ruth Kermish-Allen, Suzanne MacDonald, Karen Peterman, Rachel Thompson, Brooks Winner

Scholarly Articles
Designing Resilient Energy Education Programs for a Sustainable Future
Jennie F. Lane, Annie Baker, Becca Franzen, Steve Kerlin and Susan Schuller
Achieving Energy and Ecological Literacies for All: Linking Ecology and Energy Education. Perspectives from Sessions at Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2014 Annual Meeting
Leanne M. Jablonski, Kenneth Klemow and Gillian Puttick
Enabling energy conservation through effective decision aids
Shahzeen Z. Attari and Deepak Rajagopal
Green Schools as Learning Laboratories? Teachers’ Perceptions of Their First Year in a New Green Middle School
Steve Kerlin, Rosie Santos, William Bennett
Put A Brick In The Toilet: Overcoming Student Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Naïve Environmental Solutions
Theodore J. Hogan, Paul Kelter
Energy Sustainability and Engineering Education for K-8 Teachers
Tara Kulkarni, Renee Affolter, Deanna Bailey
Learning and behavior change in a Girl Scout program focused on energy conservation: Saving energy to ‘save the planet’
Gillian Puttick, Kim Kies, Cecilia Garibay, Debra Bernstein
Sustainability in Beauty: An Innovative Proposing-Learning Model to Inspire Renewable Energy Education
Ting Tan, Tian Xia, Hunter O’Folan, Justin Dao, Zachary Basch, Karl Johanson, John Novotny, Mieko A Ozeki, Michelle Smith
Exploring the Politics and Sustainability of Energy Production: A Professional Development Program for Science Teachers
Mark Bloom, Sarah Quebec Fuentes, Kelly Feille, Molly Holden

Photo Essay
There’s no such thing as a free megawatt: Hydrofracking as a Gateway Drug to Energy Literacy
Don Duggan-Haas