Papers & Journal Articles

Downsborough,L. “Understanding social learning processes in a citrus farming community of practice”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26.

Lotz-Sisitka,H. “Utopianism and educational processes in the united nations decade of education for sustainable development”. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 13(1),134-152.

Lotz-Sisitka,H and Kronlid,D. “Editorial: environmental education research in the year of COP 15”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26, 7-18.

Lotz-Sisitka,H. “Sigtuna think piece 8: piecing together conceptual framings for climate-change
education research in southern African contexts”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26,81-92.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “Why ontology matters to reviewing environmental education research”. Environmental
Education Research. 2009. 15(2),165-175.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “How many declarations do we need? Inside the drafting of the Bonn declaration on education for sustainable development”. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development. 2009. 3(2),205-210.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “Epistemological access as an open question in Education”. Journal of Education. 2009. 46,57-79.

Mukute,M. “Cultural historical activity theory, expansive learning and agency in permaculture workplaces”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26.

Pesanayi,T. “Sigtuna think piece 6: a case of exploring learning interactions in rural farming communities
of practice in Manicaland, Zimbabwe”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26, 64-73.

Silo,N. “Exploring learner participation in waste management activities in a rural Botswana primary
school”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26,176-192.

Togo,M. “Viewpoint: students as agents of social change - student initiatives at Rhodes University,
South Africa”. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 2009. 26,232-242.

Irwin, P. 2008. Environmental Education Research in southern and esatern Africa: a directory. 3rd edition

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2008. Utopianism and educational processes in the United Nations
Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education. 13 (1), 134-152

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. and Schudel, I. 2007. Rhodes University EE and Sustainability Unit. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development. 1 (1) 153-158.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B., Lupele, J. and Ogbuigwe, A. 2007. Translation processes in the design of an education for sustainable development innovations course for universities in Africa. Journal of Education for Teaching. 33(2) 157-177.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Schudel, I. 2007. Exploring the practical adequacy of the normative framework guiding South Africa’s National Curriculum Statement. Environmental Education Research Journal (Special Edition). 13 (2), 245-264

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B., O’Donoghue, R, and Robottom, I. 2007. Editorial. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education (Special Edition). 24: 5-7.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007. Think Piece: An Opening Dialogue with think Pieces and Feature articles on Learning in a Changing World. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education (Special Edition). 24: 8- 18.

O’ Donoghue, R. 2007. Environment and Sustainability Education in a Changing South Africa: A critical historical analysis of outline schemes for defining and guiding learning interactions. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education (Special Edition). 24: 141-157.

Ketlhoilwe, M.J. 2007. Environmental Education Policy Interpretation Challenges in Botswana Schools. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education (Special Edition). 24: 171-184.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2006. Participating in the UN Decade of Education for Sustainability: Voices in a southern African consultation process. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 23, 10-33.

O’Donoghue, R. & Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2006. Situated environmental learning in southern Africa at the start of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 22 (1), 105-113.

O’Donoghue, R. & Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2005. Towards a better grasp of what matters most in view of the post’s. Environmental Education Research Journal. 11 (4), 445-454.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.; Raven, G. 2004. Learning through cases: adopting a nested approach to case-study work in the Gold Fields participatory course initiative. Environmental Education Research Journal. 10(1), 67-88.

O’Donoghue, R.; Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2002. Insights on the Gap. Environmental Education Research Journal. 8(3), 261-271.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2002. Weaving Cloths: Research Design Decisions in Contexts of Transformation. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education. 7(2), 101-124.

Lotz-Sisitka, H; Burt, J. 2002. Being Brave: Writing environmental education research. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education. 7 (1), 132-151.

Lotz, H. 1999. Environmental Education and Training in Industry: Changing orientations and practice? Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 19, 3-13.

Lotz, H. & Robottom, I. 1998. Environment as Text. Initial insights into some implications for professional development in environmental education. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 18, 19-28.

Lotz. H. 1995. Resource materials development in environmental education: Exploring some of the myths and tensions in participatory resource development in the We Care Primary project. Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. 15, 78-90.

Book chapters

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “Climate injustice: how should education respond?”. In: Education and climate change: living
and learning in intresting times. Routledge. New York/London. First Edition. 2009. (4), 71-88. ISBN: 0203866398.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “Insights from an environmental education research programme in South Africa”. In:
Learning/work: turning work and lifelong learning inside out. HCRC Press. Cape Town. First Edition. 2009. (25), 351-363. ISBN:9780796922830.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “Utopianism and educational processes in the United Nations decade of education
for sustainable development”. In: Young people, education and sustainable development. Wageningen University Press. Wageningen. First Edition. 2009. 43-62. ISBN: 9789086860937.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB and Raven,G. “South Africa: applied competence as the guiding framework for
environmental and sustainablity education”. In: Work, learning and sustainable development: oppertunities and
challenges. Springer. Heidelberg. First Edition. 2009. 8, 309-318. ISBN: 9781402081934.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB and Olvitt,L. “South Africa: strengthening responses to sustainable development policy and legislation”. In: Work, learning and sustainable development: opportunities and challenges. Springer. Heidelberg. First Edition. 2009. 8, 319-328. ISBN: 9781402081934.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Olvitt, L. 2008. South Africa: Strengthening responses to sustainable development policy and legislation. In Fien, J.; Maclean, R., & Park, M-G. (Eds) Work, Learning and Sustainable Development. Opportunities and Challenges. Springer / UNEVOC. Pp. 319-328. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8193-4.

Lotz-Sisikta, H. & Raven, G. 2008. South Africa: Applied competence as the guiding framework for environmental and sustainability education. In Fien, J.; Maclean, R., & Park, M-G. (Eds) Work, Learning and Sustainable Development. Opportunities and Challenges. Springer / UNEVOC. Pp. 309-318: ISBN: 978-1-4020-8193-4.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & O’Donoghue, R. 2008. Participation, situated culture and practical reason. In Reid, A.; Bruun Jensen, B.; Nikel, J.; & Simovska, V. (Eds). Participation and Learning – Perspectives on Education and the Environment, Health and Sustainability. Springer. Pp. 111-127. ISBN: 978-1-4020-64-15-9.

O’Donoghue, R.; Lotz-Sisitka, H.; Asafo-Adjei, R.; Kota, L. & Hanisi, N. 2007. Exploring learning interactions arising in school-community contexts of socio-ecological risk. In Wals, A. (Ed). Social Learning towards a More Sustainable World. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers. Pp. 435-449. ISBN: 978-90-8686-031-9.

Olvitt, L.; Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Schudel, I. 2007. Using the Earth Charter as a thinking tool and talking point: Reflections on environmental education courses. In Valela, M. (Ed). Good Practices using the Earth Charter. Paris: UNESCO. Pp. 137-141. ISBN: 978-9977925-54-7.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. & O’Donoghue, R. 2007. Participation, situated culture and practical reason. In Reid, A.; Bruun Jensen, B.; Nikkel, J.; Simovska, V. Participation in Health and Environmental Education. Springer.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B, Schudel, I., O’Donoghue, R, and Irwin, P. 2007. Schools and Sustainability in South Africa: Piloting a Reflexive Model for Accredited In-service Teacher Education. In McKeown, R (eds) Good Practices in Education for Sustainable Development. UNESCO, Paris. pp 47- 54.

O’Donoghue, R., Lotz-Sisitka, H., Asafo-Adjei, R., Kota, L. and Hanisi, N. 2006. Exploring learning interactions arising in school-in-community contexts of socio-ecological risk. In Wals, A (eds) Social Learning towards a sustainable world. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Netherlands). Pp 435- 447.

Olvitt, L.; Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Schudel, I. 2007. Using the Earth Charter as a thinking took and talking point: Reflections on environmental education courses. In Vilela, M. & Corrigan, K. (Eds). Good Practices using the Earth Charter. UNESCO / Earth Charter International, Paris. Pp 137-141.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Lupele, J. 2006. Curriculum transformation in Higher Education institutions. Some perspectives from Africa. In Holmberg, J & Samuelson, B. (Eds) Drivers and Barriers for Implementing Sustainable Development in Higher Education. UNESCO, Paris, 2006: 49-54 (No ISBN).

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2006. Engaging ambivalence. Environment in South Africa’s new National Curriculum Statement. In Fihlo, W. (Ed). Innovative Approaches to Education for Sustainable Development. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. pp. 147-152. ISBN: 3631-55311-0.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2005. Enabling environmental and sustainability education in South Africa’s national curriculum: Context, culture and learner aspirations for agency. In Chi-Kin Lee, J. and Williams, M. Environmental and Geographical Education for Sustainabilty. Cultural Contexts. New York: Nova. Pp. 321-335. ISBN: 1-59454-945-1.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2005. Environmental education and training in industry. In Loubser, C (Ed). Environmental Education: Some South African Perspectives. Pretoria: Van Schaik. Pp. 162-173. ISBN: 0-62702550-1.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Irwin, P. 2005. A history of environmental education in South Africa. In Loubser, C. (Ed). Environmental Education: Some South African Perspectives. Pp. 33-56. ISBN: 0-62702550-1.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.; Timmermans, I. & Ward, K. 2005. Improving rural education: Lesson plans, school improvement and learning actions with Eco-Schools. In Le Roux, C (Ed). Our Environment, Our Stories. Pretoria: UNISA. Pp. 29-45. ISBN: 0-620-33833-4.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2004. Curriculum deliberation amongst adult learners in South African community contexts at Rhodes University. In Blaze Corcoran, P. & Wals, A. (Eds). Higher Education and the Challenge of Sustainability. Problematics, Promise and Practice. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Pp 319-334. ISBN 1-4020-2026-0.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2004. Social science as a form of social praxis: A review of a selection of environmental education research in southern Africa. In Azeiteiro, U.; Goncalves, F.; Fihlo, W.; Pereira, M. (Eds). World Trends in Environmental Education. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Publishers. Pp 123-152. ISBN: 13-631-51810-2.

Books

Downsborough, L. and Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. Abstract Book. World Environmental Education Congress 2007. EEASA, Share-Net, Howick. 456pp. Monograph Publications

Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2002. Curriculum patterning in environmental education: A review of developments in formal education in South Africa. In Janse van Rensburg, E.; Hattingh, J.; Lotz-Sisitka, H.; O’Donoghue, R. (Eds). 2002. EEASA Mongraph: Environmental Education, Ethics and Action in Southern Africa. Pretoria: EEASA / HSRC; pp 97-120. ISBN: 0-7969-2001-X

Janse van Rensburg, E.; Hattingh, J.; Lotz-Sisitka, H.; O’Donoghue, R. (Eds). 2002. EEASA Mongraph: Environmental Education, Ethics and Action in Southern Africa. Pretoria: EEASA / HSRC. 174pp. ISBN: 0-7969-2001-X

Lotz-Sisitka, H.; Janse van Rensburg, E. 2000. Learning for Sustainability Contextual Profile. Johannesburg: Learning for Sustainability Project/ Ibis. 120pp. ISBN: 1-919875-04-2

Janse van Rensburg, E; Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2000. Learning for Sustainability Monograph: An environmental education professional development case study informing education policy and practice. Johannesburg: Learning for Sustainability Project / Ibis. 120 pp. ISBN: 1-919875-03-4.
Presentations

Invited Keynote papers

Lotz-Sisitka,H, Ellery,K, Olvitt,L, Schudel,I, and O’Donoghue,R. “Cultivating a scholarly community
of practice: towards intellectual community”. Postgraduate Supervision Conference: Research and Practice. Protea
Hotel, Stellenbosch. South Africa. April 2009.

Lotz-Sisitka,HB. “Engaging ambivalence and the question of agency in normative curriculum formations”. International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies. NH Lord Charles Hotel, Cape Town. South Africa. September 2009.

Mukute,M. “Change oriented learning and sustainability”. The Sixth International Conference on Researching
Work and Learning. Roskilde University, Copenhagen. Denmark. June 2009.

O'Donoghue,R. “Knowledge access in the sciences”. 17th Annual SAARMSTE Conference. Rhodes Univeristy,
Grahamstown. South Africa. January 2009.

Schudel,IJ. “Environmental learning within the South African natural science learning area: exploring
successes and challenges in the senior primary phase”. 17th Annual SAARMSTE Conference. Rhodes University, Grahasmtown. South Africa. January 2009.

Silo,N. “Tensions in learner participation in waste management activities in a Botswana primary school”. EEASA Conference. University of Botswana, Gabarone. Botswana. January 2009.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007. Engaging the Dialogue: From WEEC2007 to the 4th International Conference on Environmental Education. Pre-Conference Launch Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Environmental Education, Ahmedabad, India. 24-28 November 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007 Education for Sustainable Development: Agency, Risk and Vulnerability. International Conference on Environment: Survival and Sustainability. Near East University, Nicosia- Northern Cyprus. 19 – 24 February 2007.

Irwin, P. 2007. A History of Environmental Education in southern Africa. Keynote paper presented at the World Environmental Education Congress, Durban, 2-7 July, 2007.

O’Donoghue, R. B. 2007. Conservation education, stewardship and social learning. Keynote paper presented at the C.A.P.E. Conservation Education and Stewardship Summit, Cape Town, 17 April 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007. Learning as connection. Environmental education contributions to quality and relevance in education. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Environmental Education, Ahmedabad, India. 24-28 November. 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007. The idea university graduate? Paper presented at the 4th International conference on Environmental Education, Ahmedabad, India, 24-28 November. 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. and Wilmot, D. 2007. The Makana Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development: An emerging community of practice? Makana RCE Occasional Paper 1. August 2007. 23pp. Paper presented at the Beijing Conference on RCE’s, China, August, 2007.

Downsborough, L. 2007. Learning in a community of practice. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Naran, D. 2007. Capacity building in South Africa’s conservation institutions. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Nsubungu, Y. 2007. Indicator frameworks for assessing the integration of natural resource management into pedagogic practices and activities at rural schools in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Matschke, L. 2007. Is outdoor education out the door? World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Olvitt, L. 2007. Working with environmental ethics and education. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Olvitt, L. and Ayair, U. 2007. Exploring teaching methods around environmental ethics. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

O’Donoghue, R. and Mandikonza, C. 2007. Indigenous knowledge practices: A basis for locally relevant, practice-based environmental learning in the sciences. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

O’Donoghue, R. 2007. Research and social learning in Makana RCE. Paper presented at the Penang Regional Centres of Expertise Meeting, August 2007.

Pesanayi, T. 2007. Situated learning as education for sustainability. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Shava, S. 2007. An analysis of the representation of local community knowledge in plant use in selected texts in southern Africa. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Shava, S. 2007. Transformations in the representation of indigenous knowledge in southern Africa. North American Association of Environmental Education Research Symposium. United States. 14-17 November 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007 Getting out of the hothouse: Reconstructive experiments with the question of epistemological access. Kenton P[h]umula Conference. University of KwaZulu Natal. 25-28 October 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. and le Grange, L. 2007. Learning to live with it? Troubling education with evidence of global climate change. Kenton P[h]umula Conference. University of KwaZulu Natal. 25-28 October 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H.B. 2007. Environmental and Sustainability education contributions to questions of relevance and quality education. The 9th UKFIET International Conference of Education and Development. University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 11-13 September 2007.

Workshops

Lotz-Sisitka,HB, Jickling,B and Ogbuigwe,A. Workshop. “Environmental education, ethics and action”.
5th World Environmental Education Congress. Palais des Congrès/Montreal Convention Center. Quebec, Montreal, Canada. 10 - 14 May 2009.

Mukute,M. Workshop. “Exploring farmer learning processes and practices in sustainable agriculture: The case of the Machobane farming system”. Rhodes University masters in EE workshop. Rhodes University. Grahamstown, South Africa. 2 - 6 February 2009. 

Mukute,M. Paper presented. “Reflecting on researching: work and learning conference and encounters with Engestrom and/at his stable”. PhD Week. Rhodes University, Education Department. Grahamstown, South Africa. 20 - 24 July 2009.

Mukute,M. Presented paper. “Agentive talk”. PhD Week 2009. Rhodes University. Grahamstown, South Africa. 19 - 21 October 2009.

Russel, C., Dillon, J., Jickling, B., Krasny, M., Lotz-Sisitka, H.B, Wals, A. and Scott, W. 2007 International Workshop “Handbook of Research in Environmental Education: Determining International user needs and participation”. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Wals, A., O’Donoghue, R., Krasny, M., Lotz-Sisitka, H. and Blaze-Corcoran, P. 2007 International workshop “Social learning towards a sustainable world”. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Jickling, B., Ogbuigwe, A., O’Donoghue, R. and Lotz-Sisitka, H. 2007 International workshop “Environmental education, ethics and action: A workbook to get started and getting started with some youth activities”. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Pesanayi, T. 2007 International workshop “Investigating learning processes influencing choice of traditional cultivated food plants in eastern rural Zimbabwe”. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H., Namafe. C., Shuma, O., Bissoonauth, R., and Ketlhoilwe, M.J. 2007 International workshop “Researching the contribution of environmental and sustainability education to educational quality and relevance in Africa”. World Environmental Education Congress. Durban, South Africa, July 2007.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Olvitt, L. 2008. South Africa: Strengthening responses to sustainable development policy and legislation. In Fien, J.; Maclean, R., & Park, M-G. (Eds) Work, Learning and Sustainable Development. Opportunities and Challenges. Springer / UNEVOC. Pp. 319-328. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8193-4.

Lotz-Sisikta, H. & Raven, G. 2008. South Africa: Applied competence as the guiding framework for environmental and sustainability education. In Fien, J.; Maclean, R., & Park, M-G. (Eds) Work, Learning and Sustainable Development. Opportunities and Challenges. Springer / UNEVOC. Pp. 309-318: ISBN: 978-1-4020-8193-4.

Lotz-Sisitka, H. & O’Donoghue, R. 2008. Participation, situated culture and practical reason. In Reid, A.; Bruun Jensen, B.; Nikel, J.; & Simovska, V. (Eds). Participation and Learning – Perspectives on Education and the Environment, Health and Sustainability. Springer. Pp. 111-127. ISBN: 978-1-4020-64-15-9.

O’Donoghue, R.; Lotz-Sisitka, H.; Asafo-Adjei, R.; Kota, L. & Hanisi, N. 2007. Exploring learning interactions arising in school-community contexts of socio-ecological risk. In Wals, A. (Ed). Social Learning towards a More Sustainable World. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers. Pp. 435-449. ISBN: 978-90-8686-031-9.

Olvitt, L.; Lotz-Sisitka, H. & Schudel, I. 2007. Using the Earth Charter as a thinking tool and talking point: Reflections on environmental education courses. In Valela, M. (Ed). Good Practices using the Earth Charter. Paris: UNESCO. Pp. 137-141. ISBN: 978-9977925-54-7.

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