ERIC Number: ED413123
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Research Symposium Proceedings (3rd, Bradford Woods, Indiana, January 12-14, 1996).
McAvoy, Leo H., Ed.; Stringer, L. Allison, Ed.; Bialeschki, M. Deborah, Ed.; Young, Anderson B., Ed.
This proceedings includes 18 papers and abstracts of papers presented at the third biennial research symposium of the Coalition for Education in the Outdoors. Following an introduction, "Strengthening the Foundations of Outdoor Education" (Anderson B. Young, Leo H. McAvoy), the papers and abstracts are: "Research in Outdoor Education: Our Place on the Porch" (edited transcript) (Alan Ewert); "Outdoor Education and the Schools" (Bert Horwood); "Outdoor Education and Spirituality" (Tom Smith); "Ethical Frameworks, Moral Practices and Outdoor Education" (Karen M. Fox, Mick Lautt); "Providing an Authentic Wilderness Experience? Thinking beyond the Wilderness Act of 1964" (William T. Borrie, Joseph W. Roggenbuck); "Person-Place Engagement among Recreation Visitors" (abstract) (Iris B. Wilson); "Responsible Environmental Behavior: Metaphoric Transference of Minimum-Impact Ideology" (abstract) (J. Porter Hammitt, Wayne A. Freimund); "Group Development and Group Dynamics in Outdoor Education" (Leo H. McAvoy, Denise S. Mitten, L. Allison Stringer, James P. Steckart, Kraig Sproles); "A Research Summary for Corporate Adventure Training (CAT) and Experience-Based Training and Development (EBTD)" (Simon Priest); "A Research Update of Adventure Therapy (1992-1995): Challenge Activities and Ropes Courses, Wilderness Expeditions, and Residential Camping Programs" (H. L. "Lee" Gillis, Donna Thomsen); "Integrating Outdoor Leadership Education into the Academic Setting" (abstract) (Pamela E. Foti); "Interactive Behaviors between Students and Instructors in the Outdoors" (abstract) (Christine Cashel); "'Kind of in the Middle': The Gendered Meanings of the Outdoors for Women Students" (Karla A. Henderson, Sherry Winn, Nina S. Roberts); "The Current Status of Women's Employment in Outdoor Leadership" (T. A. Loeffler); "The Permanency of a Specific Self-Concept" (Alan N. Wright); "Evaluating the Impact of Environmental Interpretation: A Review of Three Research Studies" (Doug Knapp); "Personality Preferences of Outdoor Participants" (Christine Cashel, Diane Montgomery, Suzie Lane); and "Teaching and Evaluating Outdoor Ethics Programs: Setting a Research Agenda" (Bruce E. Matthews). Contains references in each paper. (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Corporate Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Experiential Learning, Females, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Individual Development, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Research Needs, Self Concept, Spirituality, Wilderness
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, Cortland, NY.