ERIC Number: ED033790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
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Philosophy of Outdoor Education. Burgess Camping Series.
Freeberg, William H.; Taylor, Loren E.
The book is intended to clarify for school administrators, teachers, parents, and other citizens the meaning and significance of outdoor education in the school curriculum. Social and educational factors influencing the outdoor education program are presented. The discussions are centered around the following: our changing society; education for a changing society; outdoor education, a method of education; philosophical and historical foundations of outdoor education; the development of camping in the United States; and modern concepts of outdoor education. Further discussions include: democratic group living; conservation education; healthful outdoor living; leisure time education; scope of outdoor education in the United States; and a look to the future. (DK)
Descriptors: Camping, Conservation Education, Democratic Values, Educational Philosophy, History, Leisure Time, Outdoor Education, Program Descriptions, Recreational Activities, Social Change, Summer Programs, Urban Education
Burgess Publishing Company, 426 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 ($5.75).
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