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Dahl, Lena; Standal, Oeyvind Foerland; Moe, Vegard Fusche – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore how teachers in friluftsliv (the Scandinavian equivalent of outdoor education and outdoor recreation) reflect upon their safety strategies in relation to pupils' friluftsliv abilities in the upper secondary school 'Sport and Physical Education programme'. This article is based on six focus group interviews…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Safety, Outdoor Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Harper, Nevin J.; Gabrielsen, Leiv E.; Carpenter, Cathryn – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This paper addresses pluralistic understandings of wilderness in the context of wilderness therapy (WT). The term wilderness perpetuates a modern worldview of place that beyond 'civilisation' exists an environment defined by risk, fear and an unpredictable nature. WT utilises outdoor travel and living practices during therapeutic intervention and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Outdoor Education, Therapy, World Views
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Jegstad, Kirsti Marie; Gjøtterud, Sigrid Marie; Sinnes, Astrid Tonette – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
In this paper, we explore how a Norwegian teacher education institution promotes education for sustainable development (ESD) through a residential field course. The residential field course was located in a mountain area and data were collected through participant observation. The data included--together with instructional artefacts--evaluation…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Education, Sustainable Development, Case Studies
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Aadland, Eivind; Vikene, Odd Lennart; Varley, Peter; Moe, Vegard Fusche – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
Ever-changing weather and sea conditions constitute environmental hazards that sea kayakers must pay attention to and act upon to stay safe. The aim of this study was to propose a tool to aid sea kayakers' situation awareness (SA). We developed a checklist guided by theory on the concept of SA and expert problem detection, judgement and…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Check Lists, Weather, Safety
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Lysklett, Olav B.; Berger, Henrik W. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2017
This study provides basic information about how Norwegian nature preschools differ from other Norwegian preschools and how they organize their daily activities. Fifty-six nature preschools and 52 other preschools were included in the study. A total of 106 headmasters and 98 pedagogical leaders filled out questionnaires about the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Outdoor Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Gurholt, Kirsti Pedersen; Sanderud, Jostein Rønning – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2016
This article explores the concept of "curious play" as a theoretical framework to understand and communicate children's experiences of free play in nature. The concept emerged interactively from three sources of inspiration: an ethnographically inspired study of children playing in nature; as a critique of the concept of "risky…
Descriptors: Play, Creativity, Ethnography, Natural Resources
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Aadland, Eivind; Noer, Gunnar; Vikene, Odd Lennart – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2016
The aims of this study were to analyse recreational sea kayaking and touring incidents in Norway with a specific focus on wind conditions and to elaborate on practical implications for the prevention of future incidents. We included 49 incidents reported by the media between 2000 and 2014. Incidents occurred in various wind conditions, but most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aquatic Sports, Weather, Tourism
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Gurholt, Kirsti Pedersen – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2014
Autobiographies of prominent environmentalists describe that their early lives have been rich in personal experiences of nature. The early childhood experiences of philosopher and climber Arne Naess (1912-2009) inspired the development of deep ecology philosophy, which markedly influenced the emergence of Norwegian "friluftsliv"…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Fiskum, Tove Anita; Jacobsen, Karl – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2013
In children's lives there are a lot of instigators for actions in every milieu and situation. When children grow older, the cortical activity starts to regulate the action instigation from the limbic system. The school system makes demands of action regulation for children. In outdoor education the many instigators for actions are not under the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Elementary School Students, Activities, Learning
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Kos, Marjanca; Jerman, Janez – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2013
This study examined play and learning in the natural environment and on the playgrounds of Slovene preschools. It included 140 preschool teachers and 264 parents of children who attended preschools in 21 Slovene towns. Data were collected through questionnaires with questions referring to time spent outdoors, children's outdoor activities,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Outdoor Education, Learning Activities
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Magnussen, Leif Inge – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2012
To be outdoors and involved in adventures concerns the movement between safety and risk, the familiar and the unfamiliar. Deep involvement in activities and the seriousness found in play are essential in "Bildung." Findings in this paper stem from ethnographic fieldwork conducted in a kayak community, between late autumn 2006 until the…
Descriptors: Play, Learning Processes, Outdoor Education, Adventure Education
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Langseth, Tommy – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2012
Surfing is getting increasingly popular in Norway as well as other countries that have a coastline with rideable waves. As surfing gains in popularity, however, the boundaries of the surfing subculture become increasingly guarded. Through ethnography and qualitative interviews, this study examines identity construction on an individual and group…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Subcultures, Scholarship, Ethnography
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Sandseter, Ellen Beate Hansen; Little, Helen; Wyver, Shirley – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2012
In this paper, we contrast the early childhood education and care aims and curriculum in Norway and Australia and the theoretical underpinnings of Norwegian and Australian pedagogy in an attempt to partially explain the different approaches to (risky) outdoor play in these two countries. We argue that Norwegian pedagogical approaches may allow…
Descriptors: Evidence, Play, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Potter, Tom G.; Socha, Teresa L.; O'Connell, Timothy S. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2012
In the light of recent challenges facing the field of outdoor adventure education in higher education, this exploratory study sought to identify some of the underlying political and institutional factors and societal influences on an international level that have led to the success of some programmes and the closure of others. Thirty-eight outdoor…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, College Faculty
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Gurholt, Kirsti Pedersen – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2008
Norwegian "friluftsliv" or outdoor life is often identified as a "simple way of life" and as exemplary of green life-philosophy and environmental practices. This paper argues that "friluftsliv" must be conceptualized as a complex social phenomenon and an example of long-standing Western discourse linking ideas of…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Males
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