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Jirásek, Ivo; Nemec, Jirí; Macku, Richard – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
As part of the empirical survey, we worked with a deliberately selected set of 1,135 respondents who are interested in the work of Jaroslav Foglar. We sought an answer to the question of whether readers appreciate the importance of nature and camping and whether they also look for it in real life. Data were analysed through descriptive procedures…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Childrens Literature, Recreational Activities
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Jirásek, Ivo – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
In this paper I argue that every learning situation may be based on an implicitly religious essence. It may be visible in experiential education, which utilizes challenge, adventure, and other unsafe situations intentionally and purposely. According to Rudolf Otto, the sacred as well as religion is characterized by awe and trembling…
Descriptors: Safety, Experiential Learning, Religious Factors, Outdoor Education
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Jirásek, Ivo; Turcova, Ivana – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
While key personalities often connected with the roots of outdoor education and experiential learning, like Dewey, Seton, Hahn or Naess, are well known internationally, Jaroslav Foglar, a Czech outdoor and experiential educator, is mostly unknown to the international audience. The article adds to the literature related to Czech outdoor experience…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries