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Johnson, Bruce; Cincera, Jan – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Outdoor environmental education programs frequently aim to influence participants' environmental values and behaviors. Published studies have frequently documented their success in doing so. However, few studies have examined the characteristics of programs in relation to accomplishing those goals. Using characteristics identified as important in…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Models
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Svobodová, Hana; Durna, Radek; Mísarová, Darina; Hofmann, Eduard – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
This study was designed to analyse the way in which outdoor education (OE) is implemented at selected elementary schools providing the primary and lower secondary education. To understand the status of OE in the Czechia, a formal framework for implementing OE in national and school curriculum is described in the introduction. The first phase of…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Content Analysis, Curriculum Development
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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
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Martin, Andrew J. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2011
This paper provides an auto-ethnography or narrative of self related to the development of international experiential education programmes in nature developed by Vacation School Lipnice (VSL) in the Czech Republic. The paper provides the cultural background that influences the course design and provides examples, through participant observation,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Holistic Approach
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Turcova, Ivana; Martin, Andy; Neuman, Jan – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2005
This paper reviews literature related to outdoor terminology as it is used within the languages of British English and Czech. It provides the background to the outdoors in the Czech Republic where terminology has adopted and adapted many English language outdoor terms. The paper analyses the differences and similarities between terms and deals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Slavic Languages, English, Vocabulary