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Hill, Allen – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
As social, economic and environmental issues have become more prominent in the 21st century, there has been increased critical scrutiny into the ways that outdoor learning interacts with sustainability issues and concepts. As a result, a number of discourses have emerged which interrogate human/nature relationships in traditional outdoor education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Environmental Education, Outdoor Education
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Green, Monica – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2008
This paper discusses the emerging field of place-based education or place-based pedagogy--an approach that seeks to enhance children's perspective of "place" via school and community related environmental projects. Place-based education is proposed as an approach that enables students to establish a connection to a place, its people, and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods
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McRae, K. – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 1985
Urges that leisure-oriented programs which focus on the outdoors be based on an environmental ethic that guarantees the protection of the natural environment. Proposes that the good of the total community takes precedence over the needs of individual members (including humans). Ethical dilemmas and educational implications are reviewed. (ML)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Environmental Education, Ethics