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Festeu, Dorin – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2002
A study examined why students participate in outdoor activities. Questionnaires completed by 108 college freshmen aged 18-26 at the University of Transylvania (Romania) were supplemented with participant observation and conversations. Five motivational themes were identified: enjoyment and fun, meeting new friends, enjoying nature, escaping from…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship