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Charlotte Megret – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Phones have become pervasive in many teenagers' lives, and outdoor educators are increasingly faced with making decisions regarding technology. This case study sheds light on the complex relationship between teenagers, phones and residential outdoor environmental education by exploring the experiences of participants at a phone-free summer camp in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Telecommunications, Addictive Behavior, Outdoor Education
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Angela Garden – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Forest schools are distinctive outdoor spaces that are often regarded as an alternative to mainstream education. Their increasing popularity in the United Kingdom is often attributed to a perceived decrease in children's outdoor play, due to a concomitant increase in children's use of digital technologies in the home; further compounded by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Forestry, Environmental Education, Outdoor Education
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Yujun Xu – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This paper provides an alternative lens of viewing digital technologies and networked spaces in outdoor intercultural learning, by introducing the Taoist philosophy of Ziran (nature) and Wuwei (inaction). The application of digital technology to outdoor learning has become prevailing and triggered critical debates and discussions among scholars…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aquatic Sports, Handheld Devices, Student Journals
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Imre van Kraalingen; Dave Hills; Jack Reed; Simon Beames; Brendon Munge – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This paper draws on a webinar on digital technology and networked spaces in outdoor education, where three researchers presented their work through responses to two discussion statements: First, 'the use of digital technology in outdoor education is fundamentally contrary to all its values.' Second, 'if we accept that digital technology is…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Information Technology, Reflection, Internet
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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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Bryony Gilkes; Jordan Wintle; Jack Reed – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
The addition of Outdoor and Adventurous Activities (OAA) throughout the national curriculum for physical education in England and Wales has added a new dimension to the often-questioned traditional teaching curricula associated with competitive sport. Yet, the research base linked to the field of OAA has limited insight into the views of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Inaki Larrea; Alexander Muela; Oihana Imaz – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Outdoor education fosters student well-being, development and learning. However, many schools restrict outdoor experience to their own playground, and to times considered recess. This case study, which examined student and teacher perceptions about the outdoor experience on traditional playgrounds, was conducted in an urban school in the Basque…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Outdoor Education, Playgrounds
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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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Safiyeh Ashjae; Kaveh Fattahi; Fatemeh Derakhshanian – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
The current study investigates the effects of outdoor classrooms on the third-grade male students learning in science lessons. A pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental field research are conducted using experimental and control groups. A study sample of 54 male students at a school in Shiraz was selected by the non-random multi-staged sampling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Grade 3, Males
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Nilgün Cevher Kalburan – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This study aims to understand the experiences of preschool teachers' outdoor education experiences in their curriculum after taking the Outdoor Education in Early Childhood Course. In this qualitative study, grounded theory was applied to analyzing data that were collected through an open-ended form and individual and focus group interviews.…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Outdoor Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Education
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Louise N. Montgomery; Alan C. Gange; Dawn Watling; Deborah J. Harvey – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Evidence increasingly demonstrates nature engagement benefits. However, little evidence shows nature engagement provides children with a reflective perception of biodiversity, nor whether perception influences children's wellbeing and resilience. We explored the impact of weekly nature engagement in schoolgrounds on 509 eight-to-eleven-year-olds'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Biodiversity, Educational Facilities, Well Being
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Samantha Friedman; Jenny Gibson; Catherine Jones; Claire Hughes – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
Spending time in nature has benefits for wellbeing in children, but relatively little is known about how autistic children experience nature. Framed by self-determination theory, this case study addresses this gap by exploring the experiences of 25 autistic children participating in a Forest School at their specialist school in the East of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Students with Disabilities
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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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Merete Lund Fasting; Jannicke Høyem – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This study conveys how young adults reflect upon their childhood experiences and memories of outdoor play, friluftsliv and outdoor places. Inspired by a phenomenological approach, we conducted walking interviews in nature areas where they used to play as children, revisiting the same informants and places as in a research project 14 years earlier.…
Descriptors: Play, Positive Attitudes, Recreational Activities, Reflection
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Ozlem Oktay – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
The purpose of this study is to investigate preservice teachers' (PSTs) perspectives on out-of-school learning (OOSL). A total of 100 PSTs studying at a faculty of education in Turkey voluntarily participated in the main research. The study was conducted as a descriptive qualitative inquiry, with study data generated from two online surveys plus…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
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