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Simon Priest – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2024
This essay defines the metaverse and its many uses. It then draws parallels to adventure and examines the elements that make adventure a unique learning medium. Next, it predicts the future based on the present and the past and discusses the drawbacks of this process and its outcomes. Finally, it concludes with a few observations and expectations…
Descriptors: Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation, Technology Uses in Education, Definitions
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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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Neville, Ian A.; Petrass, Lauren A.; Ben, Francis – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Standardized literacy assessments that place emphasis on testing and attainment of results have caused many students, particularly in middle years schooling to be disenfranchised by literacy teaching and learning practices. This study employed an action research methodology to investigate whether an outdoor learning experience in a Year 7/8…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Creative Writing
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Jirásek, Ivo – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
In this paper I argue that every learning situation may be based on an implicitly religious essence. It may be visible in experiential education, which utilizes challenge, adventure, and other unsafe situations intentionally and purposely. According to Rudolf Otto, the sacred as well as religion is characterized by awe and trembling…
Descriptors: Safety, Experiential Learning, Religious Factors, Outdoor Education
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Mees, Alice; Toering, Tynke; Collins, Loel – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Over the last ten years there has been growing interest in the judgement and decision making (JDM) of outdoor professionals, though research to date has focused on the JDM processes of experts. In contrast, this study examined the JDM of less experienced, competent, but fully qualified outdoor instructors (N = 9) and the development of their JDM…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Outdoor Education, Teacher Competencies, Skill Development
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Legge, Maureen – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
This research is an autoethnographic account of teaching and learning during outdoor education experiences in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE). Through the process of writing as a method of inquiry, I use a framework of outdoor experiences that went wrong, to identify the symbiotic relationship between teaching and learning in outdoor…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Outdoor Education, Risk
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Hahn, Micah; Van Wyck, Rebecca; Seater, Mariah A.; Marvin, Alicia F. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Adventure-based learning is used by behavioral health providers to connect clients to therapeutic activities outside traditional settings. These approaches often aim to build internal and external assets that support positive youth development. Here we evaluate the impact of an experiential learning curriculum on youth development and identify…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Adventure Education, Mental Health, Therapy
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Dickson, Tracey J.; Gray, Tonia L. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Extant research reveals time in nature is causally associated with children's health and well-being, including a child's intra and interpersonal skills, socioemotional growth, physiological function, and cognitive development. In today's neoliberal and COVID-19 era, nature-based solutions, alongside a broader outdoor and experiential learning…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, COVID-19, Pandemics, Outdoor Education
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Collins, Loel; Carson, Howie J. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Recent expansion of the sporting domain has meant sports have lacked distinct definitions. These definitions have pertained to specific activities and/or a general perception of an assumed experience, which arguably misunderstands these modern sports. While growth in this domain is encouraging, a clear understanding of modern sports remains a…
Descriptors: Athletics, Definitions, Competition, Life Style
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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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Williams, Andrew; Wainwright, Nalda – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2020
Adventurous activities are established as an integral aspect of The National Curriculum for 5-16-year-olds. Securing a place in the curriculum provides adventurous activities with an unparalleled opportunity to reach more pupils than any other form of delivery during these formative years. However, little consideration has been given to…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Adventure Education, Physical Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Barrable, Alexia; Lakin, Liz – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2020
Despite a drive towards more learning outside the classroom, teachers' confidence to teach outdoors has been identified as a barrier to regular and positive outdoor experiences. Initial Teacher Education (ITE) has been seen as one of the ways to increase teachers' confidence, yet such provision is variable and has not been studied extensively. In…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Competence, Outdoor Education, Self Esteem
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Prins, Alex; Wattchow, Brian – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2020
This theoretical paper aims to contribute to the debate about a perceived activity-environment tension in outdoor education. Tim Ingold's extensive writings on enskilment are used to explore what it means to be skilful in outdoor activities and how this can contribute to dwelling in outdoor places. Four 'threads' of enskilment--taskscape, guided…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Skill Development, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods
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