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Cecil Hill Goodman – Journal of Experiential Education, 2024
Background: Research in outdoor adventure education (OAE) and related fields has argued that OAE programming can problematically reproduce dominant ways of being around patriarchy and whiteness. In particular, scholars have forwarded specific critiques of sense of place (SOP) in OAE or related fields. Purpose: This article investigated and…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Racism, Colonialism, Place Based Education
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Iffat Khatoon – Qualitative Research Journal, 2024
Purpose: The paper aims to explore the intergenerational maps project that set out to map the Brimbank and Moonee Valley residents' awareness of their favourite aspects of their local community. In reflecting on the way this project enabled local knowledge exchanges between different age groups, the paper examines the way intergenerational…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Maps, Place Based Education, Age Groups
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Danny Wildemeersch; Michael Håkansson; Jeppe Læssøe – Environmental Education Research, 2023
In this article, we explore how and why the concept of rhythm is crucial to understand how environmental and sustainability education (ESE) may deal with the urgency of taking action regarding climate change. Many activists consider sustainability educators as important allies in this struggle. Our argument is that ESE has a different role and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sustainability, Time, Climate
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Fiona Ferbrache – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2024
Sports mega-events offer rich and varied opportunities for educating students on key concepts defining geographical ways of thinking. Concept-learning, central to students' development, can be enhanced by issue-based enquiries that enable them to personalise and apply concepts in meaningful and memorable ways. A diverse range of activities…
Descriptors: Geography, Concept Formation, Geographic Concepts, Place Based Education
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Beaver, Breanna C.; Navy, Shannon L. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2023
Background: Educators report needing relevant and authentic climate change educational resources (CCER). National parks are informal education centers that can provide CCER for educators. However, little is known about the CCER that exist across the national parks in the United States. Purpose: To increase the knowledge in this area, this study…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Educational Resources, Parks
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Bryan Smith – Curriculum Journal, 2024
Curriculum, as a policy and way of moving through educational experience, is entwined with an ongoing history of invasion in Australia and similar invader-colonial contexts. As a result of this, the conceptual foundations of curriculum in Australia reproduce colonial epistemologies as normative modes of knowing and consideration. One way of seeing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Decolonization
Salisbury, Sara – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Teaching science involves designing learning experiences that attend to a complex set of relationships between students, the discipline of science, and the places where science experiences are carried out. Unfortunately, with traditional approaches to K-12 science instruction, contributions to learning from students and places are often overlooked…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Science Education, Human Capital, Children
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Bedford, Timothy – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2023
Japan is facing a problem of depopulation of rural and island communities. This research focuses on the island of Nakanoshima (Ama-cho), which has dramatically declined in population in the past 70 years. In 2007, the High School faced the threat of closure due to declining numbers, and were it to close would have further hastened the decline of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Community Development, Foreign Countries, Place Based Education
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Deringer, S. Anthony; Martinez, Gloria; Dussler, Rob; Morreale, Andrew – Journal of Experiential Education, 2023
Background: Problematic trends have been identified with student travel that perpetuate hierarchies of power in outdoor recreation. Little research has examined the impact of bias, racism, or political national meta-narratives regarding immigration and people crossing the border on students who enter areas where cultural differences exist.…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Recreational Activities
Jessica Moore Kelsch – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The Big Bend region of Trans-Pecos Texas preserves a rich record of Rio Grande rifting and Laramide-age contraction that provide intrigue to national and state park visitors and field trips for undergraduate geology students. Despite its well-exposed geologic record, the Big Bend region remains an underutilized natural laboratory for studying…
Descriptors: Geology, Undergraduate Students, Place Based Education, Learner Engagement
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Andrea Szonyi – Journal of Museum Education, 2024
The article explores how video-testimony can be effectively harnessed for education in various contexts: classroom, and public remembrance spaces including museums, in a localized manner to develop empathy, critical thinking, and civic engagement in students and the methodological culture of educators. The article focuses on the testimonies of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives, Video Technology, Perspective Taking
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Amy E. Smallwood – Journal of Experiential Education, 2024
Background: Current research in outdoor adventure education advocates for deeper attention to place and the role that place and the more-than-human world play in pedagogical processes. However, historical and socio-cultural analysis of the roots of OAE reveals an educational approach that encourages adversarial human-nature relations toward the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Place Based Education, Teaching Methods
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McMichael, Michelle – International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education, 2023
Forest school and nature-based pedagogy have grown in popularity in recent years. Previously, I examined the perspectives of parents who chose to enrol their children within these programs to learn and understand why. As I furthered my studies, I became concerned about how these forest and nature schools connect to Indigenous ways of knowing,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Environmental Education, Forestry, Indigenous Knowledge
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Horrigmo, Kirsten Johansen; Midtsundstad, Jorunn H. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2023
Recent research has focused on local context as crucial for inclusion. This paper focuses on schools' prerequisites for inclusion and how such prerequisites can be theorised. We explore theoretically and empirically how location, commuting, and social ties interrelate and influence schools' prerequisites for inclusion. Using case studies, we…
Descriptors: Prerequisites, Inclusion, School Location, School Community Relationship
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Greedy, Ross D.; Perry, Elizabeth E.; Goralnik, Lissy; Fitzpatrick, Julie – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2022
This paper explores opportunities for outdoor recreation and education programs to support communities working to sustain or increase community vibrancy. Vibrancy is necessarily linked to our natural environment and the quality of and access to natural environments can impact community vibrancy outcomes. Outdoor recreation access and experiences…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Recreational Programs, Place Based Education, Community Development
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