ERIC Number: ED248071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Outdoor Education Manual.
Gooyers, Cobina; And Others
Designed for teachers to provide students with an awareness of the world of nature which surrounds them, the manual presents the philosophy of outdoor education, goals and objectives of the school program, planning for outdoor education, the Wildwood Programs, sequential program planning for students, program booking and resource list. Content material includes: a definition concerning education in, about and for the outdoors; goals and objectives emphasizing educational opportunities and quality of learning in the program; the bow tie model illustrating organization of out-of-door education experiences; a description of the Wildwood Programs, such as teaching and learning approaches used and activity programs for winter, fall and spring; and the use of the bow tie model for evaluation. Other topics and materials presented are program booking, which discusses expectations, policy and procedure, program costs, funding, and form samples; standard emergency procedures; and a resource list which includes 22 resource agencies and 59 natural science film titles. (ERB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Upper Thames River Conservation Authority, London (Ontario).
Identifiers: Canada; Nature Study; Wildwood Program