ERIC Number: EJ610378
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Learning from an Outdoor Education Hero: Personal Reflections about L. B. Sharp.
Taproot, v12 n2 p7-11 Sum 2000
L. B. Sharp's 1930 doctoral dissertation and later research helped establish outdoor education as a valid learning method. He established an outdoor education leadership training camp, and believed that camps should be an integral part of educational facilities. He advocated experiential learning, claiming that children with limited experiences could not fully comprehend what they read about or were told. (TD)
Descriptors: Camping, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Leadership Training, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership, Spirituality
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors, Park Center, Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045 ($8.00 per issue); Tel: 607-753-4971.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A