Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Environmental Management and Education Planning, Tarbiat Dabir Shahid Rajaei University, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Environmental Education, Payamenoor University. Tehran. Iran


This study investigates the effects of environmental education on female and male students' knowledge level through visual mass media. The data gathered by researcher made questionnaire which the specialist calculated its reliability (0.77). To get the research aim researcher used semi experimental method using the pre-test and post-test method between experimental and control group. The sample of this study was 60 university students who were selected by simple randomly among 1450 students of Shahid Rajaee teacher training university that didn't pass any course about the environment. Then they were divided randomly to experimental (n = 30) and control (n = 30) groups. The experimental group was taught by using visual (film) mass media, while the control group didn't receive any education. The information processed and analyzed by independent t-test. Results showed that the visual mass media have a positive impact on environmental knowledge of the students. So it is recommended to use visual media productions (videos, clips, etc.) as a platform for delivering knowledge, information and education,  in environmental issues.


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