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Rogers, Elizabeth Bond; Rose, Jeff – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: Although outdoor education provides many positive learning outcomes for students, it is a field in which women continue to be underrepresented in leadership roles. Centering the voices of women and other underrepresented populations is critical to creating a more inclusive outdoor education field. Purpose: The purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Outdoor Education, Females, Higher Education
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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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Warren, Karen; Mitten, Denise; D'Amore, Chiara; Lotz, Erin – Journal of Experiential Education, 2019
Background: Critical examination by adventure educators in North American colleges and universities reveals that students receive messages about the nature of adventure education through both the intentional and hidden curriculum. Purpose: The study was designed to discover adventure education's hidden curriculum and its potential effect on women…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Females, Hidden Curriculum, Adventure Education
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Munge, Brendon; Thomas, Glyn; Heck, Deborah – Journal of Experiential Education, 2018
Background: Many disciplines use outdoor fieldwork (OFW) as an experiential learning method in higher education. Although there has been an increase in research into the pedagogical approaches of OFW, the use of OFW is contested. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to synthesize the OFW literature across a range of disciplines to identify common…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Field Instruction
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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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Hou, Su-I; Pereira, Vince – Journal of Experiential Education, 2017
This study piloted a service-learning assessment suite to measure students' perceived self-efficacy on program development and implementation competencies (Service-Learning Self-Efficacy on Program Development and Implementation [SL-SEPDI]), Service-Learning Belief Inventory (SLBI), and an Overall Service-Learning Self-Efficacy on Program…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Program Development, Program Implementation, Measures (Individuals)
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Bennett, Dawn; Sunderland, Naomi; Bartleet, Brydie-Leigh; Power, Anne – Journal of Experiential Education, 2016
Although the value of service-learning opportunities has long been aligned to student engagement, global citizenship, and employability, the rhetoric can be far removed from the reality of coordinating such activities within higher education. This article stems from arts-based service-learning initiatives with Indigenous communities in Australia.…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Sustainability, Program Implementation, Higher Education
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Goralnik, Lissy; Millenbah, Kelly F.; Nelson, Michael P.; Thorp, Laurie – Journal of Experiential Education, 2012
Field philosophy is interdisciplinary experiential environmental humanities learning. It grows from a community-focused conception of environmental ethics and place-based environmental education, and it aims to help students develop an awareness of the role of environmental ethics in environmental issues, as well as cultivate an empathetic…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Experiential Learning, Environmental Education, Place Based Education
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Sheard, Michael; Golby, Jim – Journal of Experiential Education, 2006
To date, little empirical research has been conducted to support the claim that outdoor adventure education (OAE) develops desirable psychological characteristics in participants. This study examined the effects of an OAE foundation degree curriculum on positive psychological development. Fifty-two students (26 OAE students, 26 controls on an…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Questionnaires, Multivariate Analysis, Control Groups
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Quezada, Reyes L.; Christopherson, Richard W. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2005
The need to provide alternative and exciting community service-learning experiences with university students has been a challenge to institutions of higher education. One institution was able to capitalize on an idea of integrating challenge and adventure-based activities as a form of community service. This article focuses on undergraduate…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Service Learning, Undergraduate Students, Learning Experience
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Hubbs, Delaura L.; Brand, Charles F. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2005
Although pervasive throughout counseling psychology and other training programs that incorporate experiential activities, reflective journals have sparse, fragmented and disparate theoretical bases to support their use. Coming from the fields of counseling and professional education, the authors use counselor education as a template to explore the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Counselor Training, Learning Theories, Journal Writing
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Jakubowski, Lisa Marie – Journal of Experiential Education, 2003
A pedagogy of experience can be cultivated by using a critically responsive approach based on experience, critical thinking, reflection, and action. A service-learning field trip to Cuba illustrates how experiential learning can bring classroom and community together in a way that invites students to engage in meaningful, active forms of learning…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, College Programs, Critical Thinking, Educational Strategies
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Gass, Michael A.; Garvey, Daniel E.; Sugerman, Deborah A. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2003
A study examining the long-term influences of a university wilderness orientation program interviewed 16 participants 17 years later. Three consistent themes emerged: assumptions of themselves and others were challenged; peer friendships developed had strong, positive, and lasting effects; and the orientation program positively affected their…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, College Programs, Higher Education, Longitudinal Studies
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Peters, Jonathan R.; Stearns, Donald E. – Journal of Experiential Education, 2003
A study examined the effectiveness of the experiential component of a first-year college environmental course concerning water pollution in Toms River, New Jersey. A survey of 542 students who took the course with or without the river project found that the experiential component improved student interest, stimulated critical thinking, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, College Freshmen, College Programs, Critical Thinking
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Kanters, Michael A.; Bristol, David G.; Attarian, Aram – Journal of Experiential Education, 2002
A study examined the effect of a 1-day outdoor experiential training orientation on graduate students' perceptions of stress. Fifty-seven first-year veterinary medicine students were surveyed before the fall semester and during final exam period. Several mood states, including anxiety-tension, vigor-activity, and depression-dejection were…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Coping, Experiential Learning, Graduate Students
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