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Brymer, Eric; Gray, Tonia – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2009
Research on extreme sports has downplayed the importance of the athletes' connection to the natural world. This neglect stems, in part, from the assumption that these activities derive their meaning primarily from risk. The authors' long-term research reveals that the interplay between adventure athletes and the natural world is, in fact, crucial…
Descriptors: Environment, Athletes, Hermeneutics, Risk
McBeath, Ron J. – 1984
The definition of educational technology has shifted from a focus on the organization and use of hardware and software items as a delivery system to recognizing that the introduction of technology into educational systems demands a systematic approach to enhance learning and human development. In the first definition, curriculum is the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Definitions, Design Requirements, Distance Education
Harr, Gary L. – 1987
During summer 1986, the Department of Student Affairs at Florida Community College at Jacksonville adopted a model of student learning and development focused on the theoretical elements that contribute to a holistic view of the ways people grow, learn, and change as they mature. The outcomes-based model focuses on self-direction, including the…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Educational Objectives, Educational Theories, Individual Development