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Grain, Kari; Katumba, Tonny; Kirumira, Dennis; Nakasiita, Rosemary; Nakayenga, Saudah; Nankya, Eseza; Nteza, Vicent; Ssegawa, Micheal – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: The social justice goals of service-learning programs are often contingent upon strong relationships with host community members. Given this common narrative, it is necessary to extend our understanding of relationships in international service-learning (ISL), particularly as they are conceptualized by host community members. Purpose:…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Community Involvement
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Wainwright, Megan; Sicwebu, Namhla; Colvin, Christopher J.; Gong, Estelle; Henderson, Rachel; Swartz, Alison – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: Learning by experience in field schools (FSs) depends implicitly on the willingness of local residents to engage with students. Although critical perspectives have highlighted the potential harms of study abroad on local people, their views are less frequently investigated. Purpose: The purpose of the study is to explore the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Motivation, Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship
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Gadhoke, Preety; Sanchez, Pablo J.; Zajkowski, Morgan; Taylor, Kirin; Brenton, Barrett P. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: A case study of an undergraduate scholars program in New York and our long-term partnership with four Indigenous Shuar communities living in Morona-Santiago, Ecuador. Purpose: To introduce principled strategies for building an ethical experiential learning framework based on a decolonization process, Indigenous community work models…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Social Justice, Indigenous Populations
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Smith, Heidi A.; Segbers, Teresa – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Higher education outdoor studies programs retain a critical interest in student experiences as they seek to prepare citizens in a globalized, yet simultaneously neo-nationalist, world. Purpose: This research explored the impact of transculturality on the student experience of outdoor studies in the Transcultural European Outdoor…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Outdoor Education, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
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Pipitone, Jennifer M. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Emergent bodies of literature have uncovered problematic trends in U.S. study abroad that reproduce hierarchies of power and colonialism, perpetuate views of an exotic cultural "other," and privilege tourism over education. Purpose: This work responded to these problems by exploring ways of teaching and learning in study…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Study Abroad, Social Change, Place Based Education
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Grimwood, Bryan S. R.; Gordon, Michelle; Stevens, Zachary – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Outdoor education often aims to facilitate positive human-nature relationships and craft healthy, sustainable lifestyles. Processes and outcomes of program innovations seeking to address "nature-deficit disorder" among children can be understood from a narrative perspective. Purpose: This study illuminates how a group of…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Urban Education, Personal Narratives, Teachers
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Dorfsman, Marcelo I.; Horenczyk, Gabriel – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Educational museums are composed of objects, documents, and narratives that together create a learning experience. Existing models of museum education tend to analyze the visitor experience, but rarely take into consideration the unique characteristics and challenges of multicultural heritage museums. Purpose: This article proposes a…
Descriptors: Museums, Jews, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience
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Masterson, Mary – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Although culture is deeply embedded in language, cultural proficiency is not always gained during language learning. Experiential pedagogies that emphasize reflection may be appropriate for such learning. Purpose: This research explored pupils' self-awareness as they engaged in the co-construction of personal life stories in one…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Case Studies
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Towers, Danny; Loynes, Chris – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Outdoor Experiential Education (OEE) in the United Kingdom is steeped in tradition. Established practices limit the ability of outdoor professionals to respond to the global challenges of the modern world through locally relevant ways. Internationally, Higher Education (HE) is also currently subject to considerable challenges and its…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Outdoor Education, Higher Education
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Asfeldt, Morten; Hvenegaard, Glen; Purc-Stephenson, Rebecca – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Understanding strategies for enhancing learning is central to developing effective teaching practices. Students' perceptions of these practices are critical for deepening this understanding. Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate students' perceptions of a group journal activity (GJA) on learning enhancement and to present a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adventure Education, Student Attitudes, Journal Writing
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Fuz, Nóra – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: In recent years interest has increased in the role of out-of-school learning (OSL) in improving science education and students' motivation toward learning. In Hungary, however, little is known about the practice and outlook of OSL. Purpose: This study explored (a) how Hungarian primary schools use OSL places (including the location,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Place Based Education
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Harper, Nevin J. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: College students generally participate in study abroad experiences (SAE) at times of identity and value development as emerging adults. SAE has been criticized as perpetuating colonial acts through the project of globalization. Purpose: This research examined how participants construct meaning about place(s) and how this meaning…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Place Based Education, Cultural Awareness, College Students
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Russell, Keith; Gillis, Harold L. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2017
Adventure therapy (AT) is defined as "the prescriptive use of adventure experiences provided by mental health professionals, often conducted in natural settings, that kinesthetically engage clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels". Despite an increase in research and evaluation in recent years examining the relative…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Counseling Techniques, Psychometrics, Test Construction
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Larsen, Marianne A. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2017
Existing research on international service-learning (ISL) only implicitly alludes to emotions or considers emotions as a limited vehicle through which the more important work of learning occurs. This study set out to shift this focus on emotions to show how emotions are an integral part of the overall ISL experience. The aim was to understand how…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Psychological Patterns, International Education, Internship Programs
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Pipitone, Jennifer M.; Raghavan, Chitra – Journal of Experiential Education, 2017
This article builds upon existing place-based research through the application of a socio-spatial perspective to make sense of how students' experiences in/of place shape, and are shaped by, the production of experiential learning space. Rather than focusing on the individual as the unit of analysis, this article is concerned with understanding…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Participant Observation, Student Journals, Spatial Ability
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