ERIC Number: ED471720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Outdoor Education and Experiential Learning in the U.K.
Higgins, Peter, Ed.; Humberstone, Barbara, Ed.
This book contains 13 papers that describe a spectrum of experiential and outdoor education opportunities in the United Kingdom. The first section focuses on provision of outdoor education in schools, colleges, and outdoor education centers, drawing on formal curricula, including the British national curriculum. The second section examines outdoor education outside of formal education, delivered through youth programs or community work. Following an introduction by Peter Higgins and Barbara Humberstone, the papers are: "Training Outdoor Educators: Integrating Academic and Professional Demands" (Peter Higgins, Alastair Morgan); "Outdoor and Adventurous Activities in Undergraduate Physical Education Teacher Education at Chichester Institute" (Maggie Boniface, Peter Bunyan);"Experiential Environmental Education for Primary Aged Children" (Heather Prince); "Outdoor Education in an Urban Environment" (Paul Beedie); "The Scope for Provision of Outdoor Education in Primary Schools: An English Case Study" (Richard Lemmey); "Changing Roles for Outdoor Education Centres" (Geoff Cooper); "Outdoor Adventure Education with Young People at Risk" (Tom Lilley); "Working with Young People at Risk: The Fairbridge Approach" (Giles Ruck); "The High Seas Adventure Context for Young People" (Fiona McCormack); "Work with Girls and Young Women" (Abi Baker-Graham); "Women Youth Workers and Outdoor Education" (Di Collins); "Outdoor Education in a Peace and Reconciliation Community" (Mike Bartle); and "Social Exclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunities: Organisational Responses and (Re)-Actions" (Barbara Humberstone). (Contains references in most papers.) (SV)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, At Risk Persons, British National Curriculum, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Womens Education, Youth Programs
Institute for Outdoor Learning, The Barn, Plumpton Old Hall, Plumpton, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 9NP, United Kingdom; email: institute@outdoor learning.org. Bilingual (German/English) version: Institut fur Erlebnispadagogik, Lueneburg University, Germany; web site: http://www.uni-lueneburg.de/einricht/erlpaed/verlag_shop.htm.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom