ERIC Number: EJ531386
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Essential Strands of Managing Fear in Adventure-Based Education.
Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Leadership, v13 n2 p20-21 Sum 1996
Describes 10 educational practices to reduce fears of participants in adventure activities. Practices include formal informed consent, safety briefing, reassurance of nonjudgmental experiential-learning principles, statement of group and individual goals, sequential development of activities, "challenge by choice," instructor behavior and self-disclosure, discussion about activity, teaching about fear, and diagnostic sequence of questions to self-identify fears. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme issue title: "Finland Welcomes Europe and the World. Papers and Articles from the European Conference in Finland, April 1996."