ERIC Number: ED454019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Biennial Research Symposium Proceedings (Fifth, Bradford Woods, Indiana, January 14-16, 2000).
Stringer, L. Allison, Ed.; McAvoy, Leo H., Ed.; Young, Anderson B., Ed.
This proceedings contains conference papers and abstracts of papers concerned with research into the processes and outcomes of outdoor and adventure education. Following a preface, "What Have We Been Doing?" (Anderson B. Young), the papers are: (1) "Components of the Outdoor Trip: What Really Happens?" (Alan Ewert, Jim Sibthorp, Erin K. Sharpe, Joel Meier, Leo McAvoy, Ken Gilbertson, Nina S. Roberts, Shayne Galloway); (2) "Testing the Adventure Recreation Model: A Replication with Subjects Involved in a Required Outdoor Experience" (Lynn Anderson, Dale Anderson, Anderson Young); (3) "Cultural History Interpretation in Adventure Education: Promoting 'Landfull' Experiences" (Molly Ames Baker); (4) "The Effects of a Public School System's One Day Adventure Experience" (Harlan Eagle, Janelle Gordon, Lindy Lewis); (5) "Outdoor Adventure and Health: Supporting Empirical Data" (Camille J. Bunting); (6) "The Use of Adventure Programming in Traditional Substance Abuse Treatment Programs: An Exploratory Investigation" (Ricardo Moraes); (7) "Trends and Issues in Not for Profit Camping" (Deborah Bialeschki, Karla Henderson, Kate Dahowski); (8) "Benefits and Components of an Inclusive Adventure Program for Families with Children Who Have a Disability" (Kathleen Scholl, Leo McAvoy, John Smith); (9) "Leadership Development and Youth Camping: Determining a Relationship" (Rachelle H. Toupence, Christine D. Townsend); and (10) "The Impact of Camp Programs on Children with Disabilities: Opportunities for Independence" (Ann Fullerton, Steve Brannan, Joel Arick). Also included are two abstracts: "Developing Life Skills through Adventure Education: A Qualitative Study" (Jim Sibthorp) and "The Effects of Environmental and Adventure Education Programs on the Wilderness Attitudes of Japanese Early Adolescents (Taito Okamura). (Contains references in each paper.) (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Disabilities, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Individual Development, Leadership Training, Outcomes of Education, Outdoor Education
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, Park Center, Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045. Tel: 607-753-4971.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, Cortland, NY.