ERIC Number: ED209046
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Instructor's Handbook: North Carolina Outward Bound School.
Outward Bound, Morganton, NC.
To assist North Carolina Outward Bound School instructors in their responsibilities of ensuring that each student is able to achieve safely the objectives of developing self-confidence, concern for others, and self-awareness when confronted by 21 to 28 days of challenging, shared experience involving service and adventure, this revised fourth edition of the instructor's handbook outlines policies and procedures. Material is organized into four sections covering Outward Bound history, philosophy, and objectives; instructional methods; procedural guidelines; and activities. Counseling techniques, listening skills, feedback ground rules, problem solving, group dynamics, and stages of group development are among the outlined instructional methods. Procedures described cover steps for safety; legal problems; emergency notification; search and rescue; instructor's checklists (medical examination forms, warehouse procedures, student mail, billing, phones; instructor reports; and public relations. Sequential, progressive instructional materials are presented for activities including bicycling, campcraft, caving, expeditions, orienteering, rock climbing, river crossing, and white water activities. (NEC)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Canoeing, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, First Aid, Group Dynamics, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Outdoor Education, Resource Materials, Safety, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Young Adults, Youth
North Carolina Outward Bound School, P.O. Box 817, Morganton, NC 28655 ($6.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Outward Bound, Morganton, NC.
Identifiers: North Carolina; North Carolina Outward Bound School; Outward Bound; Survival Education
Note: Revision of a 1973 publication. For a related document, see RC 013 011.