ERIC Number: EJ597891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Translating Transformation into Something Real.
Cushing, P. J.
Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, v12 n1 p26-29 Sep-Nov 1999
Anthropological theory and the rites of passage model were used to understand Outward Bound (OB) student experiences of transformation. Three long ethnographic interviews with 22 OB students, conducted before, after, and 3 months after the course, revealed that although the transformational effect of the course was strong initially, additional work is needed to ensure lasting growth. (CDS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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