ERIC Number: ED307074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
The Bradford Papers Annual, Volume II, 1987.
Robb, Gary M., Ed.; And Others
This annual collection promotes scholarly writing, applied research findings, and innovative programs and activities in experiential education. 1987 papers include: (1) "The Effects of a Structured Camp Experience on Perceived Freedom in Leisure" (Mark James) on the effects of a structured camp experience on handicapped participants' perceived freedom in leisure; (2) "Gentle, Supportive and Non-punitive Techniques for Managing Camper Behavior" (Steve Hollenhurst); (3) "Research in Outdoor Adventure" (Alan Ewert), an overview and analysis of research in outdoor adventure recreation; (4) "Soft and Conceptual Skills" (Michael Swiderski) about interpersonal skills and critical thinking competencies as components of outdoor leadership; (5) "CERTIFICATION" (Simon Priest) about international trends in certification of outdoor leaders; (6) "Adventure Challenge as a Means of Containment" (Anthony Richards and Anthony Meyers) on adventure education as a means of delinquency prevention; (7) "Toward Fullest Participation--Suggested Leadership Techniques for Integrated Adventure Programming" (Greg Lais) about adventure program leadership techniques for integrating participants with various handicaps or diverse skill levels; (8) "Foster Families and Adventure/Challenge Therapy" (Thomas Smith) on adventure programs as therapeutic experiences for foster families and group home residents; (9) "Processing the Initiatives Course Experience" (Debra Jordan) on leadership techniques for bringing closure to a challenge education course; (10) "Optimizing Experiential Education with Young Children" (Jacqueline Davis, Mark Havens, Victoria DeSalvatore); and (11) "Connecting People and Plants" (Clifford Knapp) on the connection between people and nature and the use of this concept in outdoor education. Each paper contains an abstract, author profile, key words, and reference list. (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Disabilities, Experiential Learning, Leadership, Leadership Training, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Therapeutic Recreation
Bradford Woods, Indiana University, 5040 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151 ($12.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Dept. of Recreation and Park Administration.
Note: For earlier papers, see ED 224 636-637, and ED 231 565.