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Brookes, Andrew; Stewart, Alistair – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2016
This study considered what insights into outdoor education (OE) research and scholarship could be gleaned from citation indices and patterns. Citation indices have long been used as ranking tools in the physical sciences, and more recently have been used in humanities and social sciences. High citation measures indicate high research impact,…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Outdoor Education, Literature Reviews, Bibliometrics
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Meltzer, Nathan W.; Bobilya, Andrew J.; Faircloth, W. Brad; Mitten, Denise; Chandler, Resa M. – Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of participation in an outdoor orientation program on first-year college students' relationships with the natural world. The theory of biophilia was used as a lens through which to understand human-nature relationships. Eighty-five first-year college students on a 21-day outdoor orientation…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Outdoor Education, Orientation, Outcomes of Education