ERIC Number: ED383485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jan
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium Proceedings (2nd, Bradford Woods, Indiana, January 14-16, 1994).
McAvoy, Leo H., Ed.; And Others
This proceedings contains nine conference papers, as well as abstracts of an additional seven papers, on research related to outdoor education. A preface, "Building a Research Community for Outdoor Education" (Anderson B. Young), describes the role of the Coalition for promoting information exchange and cooperation among outdoor education scholars. Full-text papers are: (1) "Outdoor Education Research: Implications for Social/Educational and Natural Resource Policy" (Alan Ewert, Leo McAvoy); (2) "Methods, Measures, and Madness: Possibilities for Outdoor Education Research" (Karla Henderson, Karen Fox); (3) "The Influence of Outdoor Education on Curriculum Integration: A Case Study" (Bert Horwood); (4) "Outward Bound: The Congruence of Principles and Practice" (Cheryl A. Estes); (5) "Multicultural Education through Shared Adventure" (Alan N. Wright); (6) "The Great Outdoors and Beyond: Common Threads in Leadership Training on Land, in the Air, and in Space" (Cheryl Irwin, Maurice Phipps); (7) "Learning about Ethical Outdoor Leadership" (Karen Fox, Mark Reed); (8) "The Relationship of Continuum Scaling Scores and Certainty Scaling Scores on the Outdoor Situational Fear Inventory" (Anderson B. Young, Thomas Quinn, Thomas W. Steele); and (9) "The Status of Evaluation in ACA Accredited Camping Programs" (Karla A. Henderson, M. Deborah Bialeschki). Abstracts (2-3 pages in length) cover such topics as moods of participants in short-term and long-term outdoor courses, anxiety and performance in outdoor adventure activities, effects of wilderness leadership training on decision-making abilities, the spiritual dimension of outdoor travel experiences, development of environmental empathy in secondary school students, and evaluation of environmental education. (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Research, Environmental Education, Individual Development, Leadership Training, Outcomes of Education, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Research Needs
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, E331, Park Center, Cortland College, Cortland, NY 13045 ($14; $16.50 in Canada; discounts for CEO affiliates).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, Cortland, NY.
Note: For the first symposium, see ED 352 226. For the individual papers published in the second symposium, see RC 019 748-756. Because this entire proceedings is not available as such from ERIC, the introductory material to the proceedings, providing information about the coalition, has been appended to the first of the analyzed papers (RC 019 748) to preserve it.