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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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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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Lieberman, Lauren J.; Haibach-Beach, Pamela; Perreault, Melanie; Stribing, Alex – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Outdoor recreation has many benefits for youth. Benefits may be more profound in youth with visual impairments as the involvement in outdoor recreation activities provides improved self-determination and socialization. The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to comprehend each participant's lived outdoor recreation experiences,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Students with Disabilities, Visual Impairments, Recreational Activities
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Davie, Lincoln I.; Lux, N. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Adventure sports offer an exciting area of investigation regarding pedagogical best practices. Previous research points to the evolution of adventure sports coaching with the development and implementation of the PPTT (physical, psychological, technical, and tactical) framework. However, there is a missing area of consideration within the PPTT…
Descriptors: Reflection, Adventure Education, Athletic Coaches, Coaching (Performance)
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Fletcher, Eric – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Researching ethically is an institutional requirement and cornerstone of good everyday practice in conducting research, adopting a mindful consideration for participants and resisting the temptation to use methodological approaches which may exploit participants or their trust in the research process or researcher. In the context of outdoor…
Descriptors: Ethics, Aquatic Sports, Outdoor Education, Trust (Psychology)
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Miller, Nicole; Kumar, Saravana; Pearce, Karma L.; Baldock, Katherine L. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
Nature-based play and learning is of increasing interest to primary schools. However, few studies have investigated primary school staffs' views. Therefore, this study aimed to survey school staff about the barriers and benefits of nature-based play and learning. The online cross-sectional survey was completed by 50 respondents each representing a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Elementary School Teachers, Natural Resources
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Quinto Romani, A.; Lund, R. L. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
There has been an increasing focus on test scores and rankings in schools. However, the focus on children's standardized test scores has come at the cost of their social relations. As a reaction to this test-centric focus, new approaches claim that nature is important not only for children's social relations but also for their scholastic…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Outdoor Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Trangsrud, Lise Katrine Jepsen; Borg, M.; Bratland-Sanda, S.; Klevan, T. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
The aim of this qualitative study was to explore subjective experiences of how "friluftsliv" can support processes of recovery for persons living with eating disorders. Eight participants with experiences with bulimia nervosa and/or binge-eating disorders, and with interests in nature and "friluftsliv" were interviewed twice,…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Coping, Natural Resources, Foreign Countries
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Tiplady, Lucy S. E.; Menter, Harriet – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2021
This paper presents data from a Forest School project aimed at impacting upon children and young people's emotional wellbeing. It uses a theory of change methodology to evaluate impact and explore the causal processes within the project. Mixed methods data are presented and analysed in relation to how different parts of the Forest School approach,…
Descriptors: Forestry, Well Being, Outdoor Education, Attribution Theory
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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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Huynh, Tuyen; Torquati, Julia C. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
This phenomenological study explored outdoor recreation instructors' subjective experiences of the natural world. Participants (N = 21) from two outdoor adventure centres participated in semi-structured interviews about their experiences and perceptions of nature. Thematic analysis revealed eight central themes: (1) "Childhood Experiences…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Environment, Early Experience
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Thorburn, Malcolm – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
The recent surge in interest in progressive education ideas has often been accompanied by an increased advocacy for learning outdoors, with experiential and holistic learning approaches considered the most beneficial method for cultivating personal and social development and raising awareness of contemporary environmental concerns. However,…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Holistic Approach
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Sahrakhiz, Sarah; Harring, Marius; Witte, Matthias D. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This article examines learning processes and learning opportunities in the outdoor school based on 13 focus-group interviews with children (ages 8-9) at three German elementary schools. For 1 year, cross-curricular teaching had taken place once a week outside the classroom--in natural settings, at cultural sites or on school grounds. The article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Learning Processes, Educational Opportunities
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Conlon, Claire M.; Wilson, Charlotte E.; Gaffney, Paul; Stoker, Michael – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This study aimed to understand the process of change within Wilderness Therapy. It used grounded theory to explore development and change during the programme and relate this to theories of adolescence and engagement, particularly for adolescents in the care system. Data collected from interviews with 11 adolescents were analysed using…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Therapy
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Houge Mackenzie, Susan; Kerr, John H. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
This study investigated the motivational and emotional experience of an experienced outdoor activity participant during a three-day guided adventure trek in Colca Canyon, Peru. The research adopted a qualitative autoethnographic approach which provided unique data in the form of diary entries, experiential diagrams, field notes and email content.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Motivation, Emotional Experience, Recreational Activities
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