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Muzaffer Toprak Keskin; Özlem Alagül; Ferda Gürsel – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
The aim of this case study was to examine how the life skills of high school students are affected by holistic learning via an experiential learning model. Extracurricular programs can help students gain communicate and cooperate with others, and cope with chaotic situations through holistic learning in school curricula. The students received…
Descriptors: High School Students, Males, Grade 11, Daily Living Skills
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Javier Lamoneda; Sixto González-Víllora; Carlos Evangelio; Javier Fernandez-Rio – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
The goal of the study was to assess the effects of two instructional frameworks (Cooperative Learning/Outdoor Adventure Education hybridization and Direct Instruction) on students' motivation and disruptive behaviours and explore students and teachers' views on hybridization. The participants were 170 high school students randomly distributed into…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Cooperative Learning, Blended Learning
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Çagla Nikbay Arslantas; Bünyamin Bavli – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This is an international study in which 125 secondary-level students from different European countries came together and were exposed to outdoor education. The purpose was to investigate the impact level of outdoor activities on the students' success rates and explore how they perceived their experiences in outdoors. The analysis of the data…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Outdoor Education, Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes
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Harris, Marc A. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
A wealth of evidence shows that exposure to the natural environment and nature-based learning can benefit children's physical, mental, social, and emotional health. Despite this, children are spending less time in nature and nature-based learning remains an underutilised pedagogical tool. Several barriers are frequently reported by teachers,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Forestry, Intervention, Urban Schools
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Blaine, Judith; Akhurst, Jacqui – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Outdoor Adventure Education (OAE) is traditionally depicted as a hegemonic masculine domain. Thus, fundamental to any dialogue on gender in OAE is whether the outdoor experience reifies or disputes stereotypical gender roles. This study explores the influence of gender on the psychosocial outcomes and descriptions of gender-related influences on…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Sex Stereotypes, Gender Differences
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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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Neville, Ian A.; Petrass, Lauren A.; Ben, Francis – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Standardized literacy assessments that place emphasis on testing and attainment of results have caused many students, particularly in middle years schooling to be disenfranchised by literacy teaching and learning practices. This study employed an action research methodology to investigate whether an outdoor learning experience in a Year 7/8…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Creative Writing
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Chalmeau, Raphaël; Julien, Marie-Pierre – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
In the teaching of natural science, field trips are a means of bringing students directly into contact with the biological and geological aspects of the environment. The present study explored French students' views of fieldwork and the relationships they establish with the natural environment as a result. We analyzed the responses of 293 primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Natural Sciences
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Brown, Cian L.; Smarinsky, Evan C.; McCarty, Danny L.; Christian, David D. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
A mountain bike program was designed and adapted for the school setting with middle school-aged students during 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Two mountain bike groups were offered to facilitate training and development of mountain bike knowledge and skills: one group with integrated Adventure Therapy components to facilitate a therapeutic…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Therapy, Adventure Education, Outdoor Education
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Norwood, Michael Francis; Lakhani, Ali; Kendall, Elizabeth – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Traditional indoor lessons, in an Australian high school, were moved outdoors. Studies exploring teacher/student perceptions of a move to nature-based classrooms are limited in mainstream schools in disadvantaged areas. The research question was: how do teachers and students perceive and experience outdoor learning environments compared to indoor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Conventional Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Quinto Romani, A.; Lund, R. L. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
There has been an increasing focus on test scores and rankings in schools. However, the focus on children's standardized test scores has come at the cost of their social relations. As a reaction to this test-centric focus, new approaches claim that nature is important not only for children's social relations but also for their scholastic…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Outdoor Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Evans, Neus; Acton, Renae – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
This paper draws on data collected during an outdoor education camp in regional Australia, where the researchers observed the teaching practice of a veteran outdoor educator. We first situate the study in a summary of the outdoor education literature and policy that informed our research. We then present the observed teaching strategies, detailing…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods, Camps
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Helker, Kerstin; Rürup, Matthias – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
In a hope to foster their students' autonomy, capability of decision-making and problem-solving, and thus better equipping them for facing real-world challenges in later life, an increasing number of German schools have implemented so-called 'challenges'. In these novel de-schooling projects, students get the chance to spend a longer period of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Program Evaluation, Adventure Education, Foreign Countries
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Lohr, Abby M; Krause, Keegan C.; McClelland, D. Jean; Van Gorden, Noah; Gerald, Lynn B; Del Casino, Vincent; Wilkinson-Lee, Ada; Carvajal, Scott C. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) has five competencies: relationship skills, responsible decision-making, self-awareness, social awareness, and self-management. A promising practice to promote positive SEL is school garden programming. There is a need to understand how school gardens impact SEL by consolidating existing research. In this…
Descriptors: Gardening, Social Emotional Learning, Educational Environment, Decision Making
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Myhre, Tone Stuler; Fiskum, Tove Anita – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
This article explores how Norwegian teenagers experienced the development of spoken fluency of English as a second language (L2) through varied and sensuous learning in an outdoor environment. The article is based on six semi-structured group interviews with 23 year-8 students (13-14 years old) in a lower secondary school in Norway. The interviews…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Secondary School Students, Grade 8
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