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University of South Australia, Australia
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IJIET 2015 Vol.5(4): 297-302 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2015.V5.520

The University of Eastern Philippines: Green Audit

Myrna Nicol Ogoc
Abstract—Green audit is a holistic perspective of looking into the totality of the actions towards greening the university and is foremost reflected in its policies alongside the organization’s profile, the curriculum being the core of the educative process as well as its environment-related programs and projects. These interacting dimensions are geared towards forwarding recommendations for future directions which includes regular assessment and evaluation of the efforts done along environmental preservation and protection. It takes environmentalism as its overriding framework. With it is the underlying concept of advocating for the preservation, restoration and/ or improvement of the natural environment. It embraces risk communication to create consciousness and establish balance relations between humans and the various natural systems on which they depend in such a way that all the components are accorded a proper degree of sustainability which is deeply rooted in the consciousness of its stakeholders.
The descriptive-correlational research design was used in this study to determine the relationship of variables. Documentary analysis was also adopted in trying to measure the extent of integration of environmental themes/ subjects into the curriculum using Rubrics. This research takes into account the examination of UEP system as an organization of its activity to check what it is doing to protect the natural environment and bring about environmental consciousness, which is creating general awareness of environmental issues, their causes and solutions by bringing about changes in the perception to its personnel which will ultimately radiate to a wider spectrum, that is the broader community UEP is a part of.

Index Terms—Environmental education, environmentalism, green audit, sustainable development.

Myrna Nicol Ogoc is with Environmental Studies Department of the University of Eastern Philippines, Catarman, N. Samar, Philippines (e-mail: myrna_uep@yahoo.com).

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Cite: Myrna Nicol Ogoc, "The University of Eastern Philippines: Green Audit," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 297-302, 2015.

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