Examination of Water Saving Behavior within Framework of Theory of Planned Behavior
Education is seen as an effective strategy to improve water saving awareness and thus existing water sources are used carefully. In this study, water saving behaviors of secondary school students and the factors affecting these behaviors were examined within the framework of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) [1, 2]. The study was realized with the participation of 497 students. As a result of the study, it was seen that the water saving intentions and behaviors of students were high. It was determined that TPB explained students’ water saving behavioral intentions in 62%, and that their intentions were under the influence of subjective norm, perceived behavioral control and attitude, respectively. Behavioral explanation rate of behavioral intention and perceived behavioral control was calculated as 78%.
Dilek Sultan Kilic,
Examination of Water Saving Behavior within Framework of Theory of Planned Behavior, International Journal of Secondary Education.
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2013, pp. 8-13.
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