ERIC Number: EJ649464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Best Practice: Education in Outdoor Therapeutic Programming.
Cockerham, Steve; McCloud, Julie
Pathways: Journal of Outdoor Therapeutic Programming, v1 n1 p28-30 Spr-Sum 2001
The wilderness school is integral to outdoor therapeutic programming (OTP). By combining research from educational psychology with experiential education practices within the context of environmental relevance, an ideal composition of educational excellence emerges as a positive standard in therapeutic wilderness camps. Serving northeast Tennessee school systems, Cedar Creek Learning Center exemplifies best practices in outdoor environmental education plus OTP. (TD)
Descriptors: Camping, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Outdoor Education, Resident Camp Programs, School Effectiveness, Science Education, Wilderness
For full text: http://faculty.etsu.edu/cockerha/PATHWAYSJOURNAL%20OF%20OTP.htm.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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