ERIC Number: ED443636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
Teamwork & Teamplay: New Ideas for Adventure-Based Education Programs.
A professional adventure educator offers numerous resources about adventure-based learning, drawn from his book, "Teamwork and Teamplay." Organizational resources include libraries, the Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC), Kendall/Hunt publishers, the American Camping Association book store, Project Adventure, the Association for Challenge Course Technology, and The Internet Bookstore. Addresses and Web sites are included. Books, journals, and other publications that address games, environmental issues, special populations, educational pursuits, corporate programs, and facilitation are listed, and significant publications are named. Adventure training programs and educational workshops in outdoor adventure and recreation are also identified. Advice for those in the adventure/outdoor education field includes reading everything possible about the field, volunteering at existing organizations, sharing information and experiences, giving credit where it is due, joining professional organizations in the field, visiting other local programs, finding a mentor, having lunch with others in the field, going outside one's comfort zone, learning from one's mistakes, getting additional training, and showing respect. (TD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Outdoor Recreation & Education (Jackson Hole, WY, November 1-6, 1999); see RC 022 528.