ERIC Number: ED242472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar-5
Reference Count: 0
Learning by Sharing in the Outdoors. Workshop of the University of New Hampshire Outdoor Education Program (Durham, New Hampshire, March 5, 1983).
Gass, Michael A.
A collection of information from the "Learning by Sharing in the Outdoors" workshop provides brief summaries of each workshop session along with lists of human, community, and bibliographical resources available to outdoor education practitioners, the workshop itinerary, and promotional brochures. The 18 workshop topics included: expedition planning; marine ecology; comparison of Outward Bound, National Outdoor Leadership School, and Wilderness Education Association programs; environmental ecology; exploring history through the outdoors; ropes courses; and bringing adventure into the physical education classroom. Other topics were: adventure and family therapy; creative writing and art; outdoor education and alternative schools; square rig international/tall ship sailing; construction of climbing ladders; outdoor equipment making and updating; outdoor adventure trip techniques; women and the outdoors; acclimatization activities; legal liability and the outdoors; and birdwatching as a teaching tool. (NEC)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Conservation Education, Educational Resources, Environmental Education, Equipment, Field Trips, Information Sources, Learning Activities, Legal Responsibility, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Education, Program Descriptions, Teacher Workshops, Training Methods, Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Ropes Courses