ERIC Number: ED114215
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Publication Date: 1974
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Contemporary Perspectives in Outdoor Education.
Lewis, Charles A., Jr., Ed.; Carlson, Marcia K., Ed.
Designed to provide the student of outdoor education with a synthesis of current literature in the field, this collection presents 26 articles which range from administrative to practical applications of outdoor education theory and philosophy. Articles include discussions of: (1) the philosophy of outdoor education; (2) a London school and its use of the environment; (3) outdoor education methodology; (4) camping and camper attitudes; (5) nature as a classroom; (6) an educational program involving young people in public affairs; (7) Outward Bound; (8) self-awareness via outdoor education; (9) a summer camp that included mentally retarded children; (10) cooperative funding; (11) comparative environmental education in park settings; (12) the integration of outdoor education into the curriculum; (13) organizing camps; (14) a mountain classroom; (15) the outdoor education revival in New York State; (16) outdoor teaching; (17) a school ground outdoor education laboratory; (18) the concept of the "nature creep"; (19) an outdoor community for troubled adolescents; (20) being in touch with nature; (21) a snow trek for emotionally disturbed students; (22) environmental protection through outdoor education; (23) a nature trail with braille markers for the visually handicapped; (24) a program for the underachiever; (25) hunting. (JC)
Descriptors: Camping, Curriculum Development, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Environmental Education, Financial Support, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Methods, Outdoor Education, Program Descriptions, Self Actualization, Visual Impairments
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