Environmental education research and significance of experience: the depth of life history brought about by mutual relationships


  • Yuko Miki University of Tokyo.




Biography, Environmental education, Life story, Sustainable development


This paper describes the correlation between research and researcher and his/her own life story. How is the researcher’s own experience understood, meaningful, and rebuilt?  This paper shows that studying the subject using the life story approach itself makes the biography of the researcher vivid. It points out that the interaction between researchers and subjects is dynamic and suggests that the life story approach may enrich the stage of research in the environmental education area.


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Biografia do Autor

Yuko Miki, University of Tokyo.

First grade of doctoral student of the Department of lifelong education of graduated school of Education in the university of Tokyo. She belongs to the Japanese Society for Environmental Education and the Symbiotic science Society. Her field on research is Environmental Ethics and Environmental Education with particular interest in the construction of framework theory of Environmental Education based on ethnography which focuses on life-history of relationship between humans and nature in the city of Kobe.


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Como Citar

MIKI, Y. Environmental education research and significance of experience: the depth of life history brought about by mutual relationships. Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa (Auto)biográfica, [S. l.], v. 4, n. 12, p. 903–917, 2019. DOI: 10.31892/rbpab2525-426X.2019.v4.n12.p903-917. Disponível em: https://revistas.uneb.br/index.php/rbpab/article/view/7540. Acesso em: 21 jun. 2024.