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Chris North; David Hills; Pat Maher; Jelena Farkic; Vinicius Zeilmann; Sue Waite; Takako Takano; Heather Prince; Kirsti Pedersen Gurholt; Nkatha Muthomi; Daniel Njenga; Te Hurinui Karaka-Clarke; Susan Houge Mackenzie; Graham French – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This is a composite article which brings together the international perspectives of the editorial board of the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning to explore the impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) on the field of adventure education and outdoor learning (AE/OL). Building on the AE/OL profession's response to the impacts of…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Technology Uses in Education, Adventure Education, Outdoor Education
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Jean-Philippe Ayotte-Beaudet; Félix Berrigan; Antoine Deschamps; Kassandra L'Heureux; Marie-Claude Beaudry; Sylvain Turcotte – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Although the school curriculum of the province of Québec, Canada, does not explicitly encourage teachers to provide outdoor learning experiences, it appears that there is a growing momentum for outdoor education. Thus, the research question that guided this study was: What are preschool, elementary, and secondary teachers' outdoor education…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Learning Experience
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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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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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Bauer, Michelle E. E.; Brussoni, Mariana; Giles, Audrey R. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Rural mothers play important roles in shaping their children's play-related injury experiences. It is thus problematic that their perspectives on their outdoor play-related safety strategies are often considered peripheral to the perspectives of urban and suburban mothers in play research. To center their perspectives on this topic, we examined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Rural Areas, Children
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Harper, Nevin J.; Obee, Patricia – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
Outdoor risky play provides developmental and health benefits for children, such as risk-assessment skills, increased physical activity and well-being and promoting social competencies and resilience. Modern Western society is highly risk-averse and many children are protected from risks more commonly experienced by previous generations. Forest…
Descriptors: Play, Outdoor Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Education
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Berg, Stephen; Bradford, Brent; Barrett, Joe; Robinson, Daniel B.; Camara, Fabiano; Perry, Tess – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
The purpose of this study was to gather the thoughts and opinions of students and their teachers around the benefits of outdoor exploration time. Students within three grade 3 classes in one western Canadian province were afforded opportunities to connect with the outdoor elements and each other in designated forested areas near their school,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Learning Experience, Decision Making, Environment
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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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Asfeldt, Morten; Purc-Stephenson, Rebecca; Rawleigh, Mikaela; Thackeray, Sydney – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
Outdoor education (OE) is a broad term referring to organized outdoor learning . Given Canada's large size, sparse population, varied landscapes and diverse culture , developing a comprehensive understanding of the philosophies, goals and activities of OE in Canada is challenging. While Canada has a long history of OE, scholars struggle to…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Physical Activities
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Boyes, Mike; Potter, Tom; Andkjaer, Soren; Lindner, Martin – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
This article explores the influential role of planning on recognition-primed decision-making. Considerable prior thinking occurs and there is a need to trace and account for the cognitive processes that precede and guide decisions in dynamic outdoor environments. Seven expert leaders from four countries were interviewed about memorable decisions…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Decision Making, Cognitive Processes, Specialists
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Harper, Nevin J.; Gabrielsen, Leiv E.; Carpenter, Cathryn – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This paper addresses pluralistic understandings of wilderness in the context of wilderness therapy (WT). The term wilderness perpetuates a modern worldview of place that beyond 'civilisation' exists an environment defined by risk, fear and an unpredictable nature. WT utilises outdoor travel and living practices during therapeutic intervention and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Outdoor Education, Therapy, World Views
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Gartner-Manzon, Sophie; Giles, Audrey R. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
In this paper, we use a postcolonial lens to analyze the impacts of Aboriginal youth's participation in Alberta's Future Leaders Program's youth leadership retreat. While the retreat appeared to have positive lasting impacts on many of the participants, it seemed to have the greatest impact on those who already displayed Eurocentric leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Canada Natives, Youth Programs, Leadership
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johnson, jay; Chin, Jessica W. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2016
This study is a qualitative examination of the experiences and impact of participating in an outdoor-based and adventure education-based orientation as an alternative to traditional forms of sport team initiation. Traditional forms of initiation for the participants in this study had included hazing ceremonies, whereby new team members were forced…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Outdoor Education, Athletes, Adventure Education
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Blenkinsop, Sean; Telford, John; Morse, Marcus – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2016
This article draws from the experience of outdoor and experiential educators working in the context of a radical, long-term formal public education research project. One of the accidental findings from the research is that experienced outdoor educators may have particular pedagogical skills, likely honed by the contexts in which they work, that…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Public Education, Educational Research
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Breunig, Mary; Murtell, Jocelyn; Russell, Constance – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2015
In Canada there exists a noteworthy educational initiative referred to as Environmental Studies Programs (ESPs). These secondary school programs are interdisciplinary, helping to link subject matter and encouraging student responsibility. The results of three case studies of Ontario ESPs indicate that program participation has "real…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Environmental Education, Integrated Activities, Secondary School Curriculum
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