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ERIC Number: EJ871295
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISSN: ISSN-1053-8259
Outdoor Recreation Participation and Environmental Concern: A Research Summary
Berns, Gretchen Newhouse; Simpson, Steven
Journal of Experiential Education, v32 n1 p79-91 2009
Many experiential educators assume that participation in outdoor recreation creates an awareness and commitment to the environment through direct experience. This research summary looks to whether the research supports such an assumption. Specifically it reviews the key literature on this topic, examines the various classifications of outdoor recreation activities, discusses environmental terminology, and offers suggestions for future research directions. (Contains 1 table and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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