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Remmen, Kari Beate; Iversen, Elisabeth – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Although there is a notion of a 'Nordic tradition' of outdoor education in the international literature, research from the Nordic countries is rarely included in research reviews. Therefore, this scoping review provides an overview of empirical studies on outdoor education (grades 1-13) from the Nordic countries. Of the 586 hits, 52 studies met…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Teacher Attitudes
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Norðdahl, Kristín; Einarsdóttir, Jóhanna – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2015
This study aims to enhance awareness of what young children want to do outside and their preferences regarding their outdoor environment. Views of children as active participants, the affordance of the environment and the importance of place for children's learning constitute the theoretical background of the study. The study was part of a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Sustainable Development, Student Participation, Interviews
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Rea, Tony – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2006
Research undertaken during a six week mountaineering expedition to Iceland in July 2003 set out to investigate approaches to facilitating the reflective process in 20 participants aged between 14 and 18. A number of models were examined to help determine the educational philosophy underpinning the expedition. The research methods involved…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Educational Philosophy, Research Methodology, Reflection