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Scott Jukes; Jonathan Lynch – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Digital technologies are receiving increased attention in outdoor and environmental education (OEE). Historically, debates on digital technology in these fields have tended to focus on how technology might hinder authentic relationships with the outdoors or how it might be used instrumentally to meet educational aims or support pedagogy. More…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Outdoor Education, Environmental Education
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Nilgün Cevher Kalburan – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This study aims to understand the experiences of preschool teachers' outdoor education experiences in their curriculum after taking the Outdoor Education in Early Childhood Course. In this qualitative study, grounded theory was applied to analyzing data that were collected through an open-ended form and individual and focus group interviews.…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Outdoor Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Education
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Ozlem Oktay – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
The purpose of this study is to investigate preservice teachers' (PSTs) perspectives on out-of-school learning (OOSL). A total of 100 PSTs studying at a faculty of education in Turkey voluntarily participated in the main research. The study was conducted as a descriptive qualitative inquiry, with study data generated from two online surveys plus…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
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Sjöblom, Pia; Eklund, Gunilla; Fagerlund, Petra – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Outdoor education has many benefits for students, and the interest among teachers in this teaching method is growing. The aim of this study is to examine Finnish and Norwegian student teachers' views on outdoor education as a teaching method. Student teachers from one teacher education programme in Finland (n = 66) and one in Norway (n = 32)…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Outdoor Education, Teaching Methods
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van Kraalingen, Imre – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
This inquiry reports the findings of a systematized review of recent studies concerning the affordances associated with implementing mobile technology in outdoor learning. The emergent employment of mobile technologies in education worldwide adds new layers of complexity to the field that require a better understanding. The review aims to…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Outdoor Education
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Smith, Carol A.; Thomas, Erica N. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Locus of Control (LOC) is measured by a brief survey designed to determine an 'internal' or 'external' locus. Internal LOC signifies ownership of the consequences of one's actions. Individuals with a more internal LOC tend to have higher determents of positive mental health. This study investigated the impact on the LOC of university students…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Locus of Control, College Students, Mental Health
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Barry, Martin; Collins, Loel – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
This paper aims to stimulate debate and prompt further research regarding the training, development and Higher Education (HE) of aspiring adventure professionals (AP's). The design of the paper draws on 10 years of observations and trends within the HE outdoor degree teaching sector, in tandem with the authors' own extensive professional outdoor…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Occupational Aspiration, Adventure Education, Outdoor Education
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Ratinen, Ilkka; Sarivaara, Erika; Kuukkanen, Pirjo – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
A reformed national curriculum has introduced transformative and sociocultural learning elements to the Finnish education system. In addition, sustainability and outdoor education remain pressing issues for Finnish educators. We conducted a content analysis of the views of outdoor education held by student teachers enrolled in first-year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Outdoor Education
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Reed, Jack; Smith, Heidi – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Challenge, adventure, and risk in outdoor adventurous education (OAE) have long been recognised as foundational components in the framing of valuable and transformational experiences for participants. Whilst the literature has identified the benefits of these types of learning experiences, what has remained largely absent is an interrogation of…
Descriptors: Fear, Adventure Education, Student Development, Physical Activities
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Ouellet, Lorie; Laberge, Suzanne – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
The outdoor domain has frequently been identified as one where women's skills and competences were undervalued compared with those of men. The aim of the study was to explore how men and women interact in the context of an educational wilderness expedition. The concepts of field, forms of capital and habitus of sociologist Pierre Bourdieu were…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Physical Environment, Sex, Gender Bias
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Porter, Su; Couper, Pauline – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
There is increasing pressure on academic staff to enhance the graduate capabilities of students, rendering them employable as morally informed global citizens, in addition to enhancing their disciplinary knowledge, reflective practice and understanding. The BA Outdoor Adventure Education degree programme at Plymouth Marjon University, includes the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment)
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Tetzlaff, E. J.; Greasley, C. R.; Ritchie, S. D.; Oddson, B.; Little, J. R.; Benoit, J.; McGarry, J. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
This study examined student experiences participating in a peer-led three-day wilderness canoe excursion in Northern Ontario, Canada. This program is a mandatory outdoor experience program (MOEP) for third-year students and is the final course in a progressive series of outdoor experiences offered at the beginning of the first, second, and third…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Wonowidjoyo, Megan – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Outdoor learning through its immersive experience can be an avenue for critical inquiry in artmaking. Malaysian artists Piyadasa and Suleiman claim artists have not engaged in critical thinking and have become craftsmen instead of thinkers. Artmaking becomes concerned with superficial form, technique and style rather than content. The art…
Descriptors: Art Education, Outdoor Education, Critical Thinking, Art Products
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Sarivaara, Erika; Keskitalo, Pigga; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
Based on the premise that outdoor-oriented learning relies on students' perceptions of nature, this study contributes to the development of outdoor-based education in the Arctic and northern context. The study analyses conceptions and lifetime experiences of nature as reported by students (N = 46) in Sustainability and Outdoor Education-Oriented…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Outdoor Education
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Wigglesworth, Jennifer; Heintzman, Paul – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
In the current study, the researchers qualitatively explored the life significance of a university summer outdoor education (OE) course. The data included 15 in-depth interviews with alumni who had participated in one of the university's summer OE courses over 20 years ago. The researchers interpretively analyzed the interview transcripts and…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Outdoor Education, College Students, Alumni
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