ERIC Number: EJ464559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Filling the Experience Gap in the Information Age.
Gingerich, Orval J.
Camping Magazine, v64 n5 p25-28 May-Jun 1992
Formal education bombards children with information but is weak in meaningful learning experiences. Outdoor education offers learning experiences that integrate experience and information. The Foxfire philosophy and John Dewey's principle's advocate this approach to learning. Organized camping provides an experience-rich environment. (KS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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