ERIC Number: ED307091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
The Bradford Papers Annual, Volume III, 1988.
Robb, Gary M., Ed.
This annual collection promotes scholarly writing, applied research findings, and innovative programs and activities in experiential education. Topics of the 1988 papers include (1) "Gender Issues in Outdoor Adventure Programming" (Natalie L. Bartley and Daniel R. Williams) about the effects of outdoor leaders' gender, personality, soft skills training, and leadership styles on student outcomes on a 23-day Outward Bound mountain course; (2) "Enhancing Mixed-Gender Programming" by (Cheryl Estes and Alan Ewert) about the effects of student gender on expectations, communication, motivation, perceptions, and attributions for success in experiential and adventure programs; (3) "Live Simply that Others May Simply Live" (Almut Beringer) about the rationale and applicability of the"voluntary simplicity" lifestyle in a residential camp setting; (4) "Adventure Education for People Who Have Disabilities" (Deborah Sugarman), a review of the literature on adventure education programs for people with physical, cognitive, or psychological disabilities; (5) "Agreement Reached on Outdoor Leadership Certification" (Simon Priest) on the opinions of 169 experts from 5 English-speaking countries on the pros and cons of outdoor leadership certification; (6) "Outdoor Recreation-the Holistic Leisure Pursuit" (Phyllis Ford) the view that outdoor recreation is a holistic approach to the leisure experience, encompassing every form of recreation; (7) "Ethics for Adventure Programming" (Thomas E. Smith) on four potential strategies for developing ethical awareness in adventure programming; and (8) "Experimental Challenge Program Development in the Mental Health Setting" (Christopher C. Roland, Thomas Keene, Michael Dubois, and Joseph Lentini) on the development of an experiential challenge program in a mental health setting. Each article is accompanied by an abstract, key words, and a reference list. (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Experiential Learning, Leadership, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Recreational Activities, Recreational Programs, Therapeutic Recreation
Bradford Woods, 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 1987 papers, see RC 017 001.