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Porter, Su; Couper, Pauline – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
There is increasing pressure on academic staff to enhance the graduate capabilities of students, rendering them employable as morally informed global citizens, in addition to enhancing their disciplinary knowledge, reflective practice and understanding. The BA Outdoor Adventure Education degree programme at Plymouth Marjon University, includes the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment)
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Nagy, Ádám – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
The world of extracurricular learning spaces unjustifiably falls outside the scope of mainstream educational research: resources that focus on researching extracurricula are few and far between. In the arena of extracurricular activities, one continuously encounters phenomena such as dynamic shifts in individual and collective development, sudden…
Descriptors: Hidden Curriculum, Extracurricular Activities, Camps, Educational Research
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Isgren Karlsson, Andreas; Alatalo, Tarja; Nyberg, Gunn; Backman, Erik – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
In the Swedish educational system, there has been a recent push for digital technology in different school subjects. This paper investigates what regulates Swedish physical education teachers' perceptions of digital technology in outdoor education. The results is reflected in a number of rules that govern Swedish physical education teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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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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Barfod, Karen S. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
After a COVID-19-induced lockdown in the spring of 2020 in Denmark, the reopening of schools involved bringing the teaching outdoors. This offered a unique opportunity to study the experiences of teachers not used to working outdoors. In light of Thomas Guskey's teacher development theory, these experiences are investigated in a qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Chalmeau, Raphaël; Julien, Marie-Pierre – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
In the teaching of natural science, field trips are a means of bringing students directly into contact with the biological and geological aspects of the environment. The present study explored French students' views of fieldwork and the relationships they establish with the natural environment as a result. We analyzed the responses of 293 primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Natural Sciences
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King, Bonnie C.; Taylor, Carrie D.; Garcia, Jessenia A.; Cantrell, Kathryn A.; Park, Candace N. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological research study is to examine ethical issues that transpire for practicing ecotherapists. Ten participants share common ethical issues that emerge in their practices and ways they manage them. The research questions for this study are: 1. What are the ethical concerns that emerge most in ecotherapy…
Descriptors: Ethics, Phenomenology, Counselor Attitudes, Environment
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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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Tetzlaff, E. J.; Greasley, C. R.; Ritchie, S. D.; Oddson, B.; Little, J. R.; Benoit, J.; McGarry, J. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
This study examined student experiences participating in a peer-led three-day wilderness canoe excursion in Northern Ontario, Canada. This program is a mandatory outdoor experience program (MOEP) for third-year students and is the final course in a progressive series of outdoor experiences offered at the beginning of the first, second, and third…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Dabaja, Ziad F. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
This paper aims to present findings from a doctoral study on the underexplored practice of outdoor education in the Middle Eastern country of Lebanon. I first propose a working definition for outdoor education before introducing the study's findings that sought the perspectives of 30 Lebanese public and private primary school educators toward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Private Schools, Elementary School Teachers
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Norazlan, Sarah Alia; Said, Ismail – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Children's experiences with nature may develop ecological literacy and enhance their psychological well-being. However, a limited understanding of how the village landscape has functional impacts on the children's play behaviour and perceptual performances can influence ecological literacy. This study investigated children's preferences in the…
Descriptors: Preferences, Outdoor Education, Play, Animals
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Gridley, Nicole – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2023
Many sports programmes designed for children under five claim improvements in physical, social, and psychological outcomes. However, few have been subject to any form of inquiry. This paper reports an initial exploratory study of parental perceptions of an indoor bouldering programme designed for children younger than 6 when delivered in England.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Preschool Children, Parents
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Ceylan, Özge – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2022
With this study, the contribution of the waste management themed summer program, which includes enriched activities considering the learning needs of gifted students, has contributed to the students' environmental attitudes, creative thinking skills and critical thinking dispositions. A five-day program was applied to gifted (n = 29) fifth grade…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Grade 5
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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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