ERIC Number: ED042534
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Publication Date: 1968
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Outdoor Education: A Book of Readings.
Hammerman, Donald R., Comp.; Hammerman, William M., Comp.
Approximately 78 readings on outdoor education are presented, each reflecting the perceptions of many leaders concerning the interdisciplinary nature and value of this phase of education. This volume was intended to stimulate educational leaders in initiating and developing outdoor education programs in their schools. Chapters are entitled "Outdoor Education: An Emerging Educational Philosophy,""Historical Perspective,""The Outdoor Laboratory: What and How,""Programs and Practices: Diversity in Education,""Teacher Education Out-of-Doors," and "Evaluation and Research." In conclusion, it is stated that the growth and development of outdoor education will depend upon the willingness and the ability of professors, administrators, teachers, and resource people in the field. (EL)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Camping, Community Resources, Conservation Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Philosophy, History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Laboratories, Outdoor Education, Research, School Administration, Teacher Education
Burgess Publishing Company, 426 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 ($7.50)
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