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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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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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Kennedy, Jay; Russell, Constance – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
Increasing attention is being paid to gender in outdoor education, with scholars and practitioners sharing experiences of sexism and heterosexism and explicitly calling for an examination of hegemonic masculinity in the field. The purpose of this paper is to respond to that call by: summarizing scholarship on hegemonic and alternative…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Gender Bias, Masculinity, Cultural Influences
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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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Roberts, Anna; Hinds, Joe; Camic, Paul M. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2020
Research suggests that experience of the natural environment may have a range of beneficial outcomes for children and young people. A systematic review of the peer-reviewed empirical literature focused on research involving direct interaction with nature amongst children and young people and its impact on wellbeing; 14 papers, within the domains…
Descriptors: Well Being, Outdoor Education, Outcomes of Education, Self Esteem
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Aadland, Eivind; Noer, Gunnar; Vikene, Odd Lennart – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2016
The aims of this study were to analyse recreational sea kayaking and touring incidents in Norway with a specific focus on wind conditions and to elaborate on practical implications for the prevention of future incidents. We included 49 incidents reported by the media between 2000 and 2014. Incidents occurred in various wind conditions, but most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aquatic Sports, Weather, Tourism
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Dyment, Janet E.; Potter, Tom G. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2015
Outdoor education is often undervalued. As such, we believe there is merit in critiquing the field and focusing more attention on its value and importance. This paper seeks to offer a critical exploration of "if" and "how" outdoor education is a discipline. The paper begins with a brief overview of the literature that seeks to…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Relevance (Education), Literature Reviews
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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
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Brookes, Andrew – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2003
"Neo-Hahnian" approaches to outdoor adventure education assume their programs "build character." Social psychology research has found that "character" is almost entirely illusory. Outdoor adventure education programs may provide situations that elicit certain behaviors, but the belief in character building must be…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Bias, Context Effect, Criticism
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Gillen, Mark C. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2003
Adventure therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy share elements, including transformation of distorted thinking patterns, a focus on current and future functioning, consideration of the counselor-client relationship, and the use of stress in the change process. Recognizing cognitive behavioral therapy as an empirically sound theory underlying…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Behavior Change, Cognitive Restructuring
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Humberstone, Barbara – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2000
Highlights theories and concepts concerning gender and gender relations in modern society, applying some of these perspectives to outdoor education and adventure recreation. Argues that the more recent interactionist theories and cultural studies offer less deterministic and more insightful approaches to exploring people's outdoor and adventure…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Feminist Criticism, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Boniface, Margaret R. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2000
People involved in adventurous activities frequently experience positive phenomena termed peak experience, peak performance, and "flow." Characteristics of these phenomena are compared, along with factors influencing the ability to experience such peak moments. Csikszentmihalyi's flow models are examined with regard to perceived levels…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Experiential Learning, Individual Development, Models
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Nicol, Robbie – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2002
Traces the development of school-based outdoor and adventure education in Scotland, 1970s-90s, focusing on changes in terminology, shifting objectives and increased practitioner training in response to safety concerns, the growth of residential outdoor education centers, and financial and curricular issues related to national changes. Points out…
Descriptors: Decentralization, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices
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Higgins, Peter – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2002
Presents an overview of the development of outdoor education in Scotland, including geophysical, historical, political, and social influences on attitudes toward outdoor recreation and education; Scottish theoretical perspectives on outdoor education; and the changing pattern of provision, from public provision in schools to greater involvement of…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
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Galloway, Shane – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2002
A review of research in cognitive and social psychology reveals the importance of situation assessment in the development of decision-making expertise. A naturalistic training model is presented for outdoor leaders that includes training for ill-structured problems, a heavy workload, time stress, and high stakes, as well as multiple players and…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Cognitive Psychology, Crisis Management, Decision Making
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