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Scarf, Damian; Kafka, Sarah; Hayhurst, Jill; Jang, Kyungho; Boyes, Mike; Thomson, Ruth; Hunter, John A. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
A number of recent studies have revealed that taking part in a sail-training-based Adventure Education Programme elevates youths' self-esteem. Across two studies, we sought to examine the extent to which youths' sense of belonging contributed to this increase in self-esteem. Study 1 revealed that participants who completed the voyage showed an…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Self Esteem, Adventure Education, Self Efficacy
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Enoksen, Elisabeth; Lynch, Pip – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Recent leadership research has demonstrated a need for better understanding the process of becominga leader because it might be qualitatively different to being a leader. If so, there is likely to be a need for pedagogies designed deliberately to support first-time outdoor leadership experiences and any such pedagogies must be informed by the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Leadership, Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Qualitative Research
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Smith, Carol A.; Parks, Rodney; Parrish, Jesse; Swirski, Ryan – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Technology plays an integral role in the lives of the majority of the US population. As technology becomes integrated into young people's lives, questions arise regarding its effects on learning. This exploratory study draws on interviews with students who attend university in the United States to determine how separating students from technology…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Study Abroad, Student Experience, Influence of Technology
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Thorburn, Malcolm – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
The recent surge in interest in progressive education ideas has often been accompanied by an increased advocacy for learning outdoors, with experiential and holistic learning approaches considered the most beneficial method for cultivating personal and social development and raising awareness of contemporary environmental concerns. However,…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, Holistic Approach
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Gibson, Joe; Nicholas, Jude – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This article highlights a theoretical and practical framework for integrating the neuropsychological concept of autobiographical memory with the experiential learning that takes place in the outdoors. Autobiographical memories, our recollections of specific, personal events, are constructed through a personal narrative process; the way we choose…
Descriptors: Memory, Autobiographies, Experiential Learning, Outdoor Education
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Richmond, Dan; Sibthorp, Jim; Gookin, John; Annarella, Sarah; Ferri, Stephanie – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Recent research underscores the importance of the skills, beliefs and behaviors that support student achievement in the classroom and beyond. This set of intrapersonal and interpersonal assets (e.g. perseverance, grit, social skills, efficacy beliefs and mind-sets) are often referred to as noncognitive factors, as they are not measured directly by…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Partnerships in Education, Adolescents, Females
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Hignett, Amanda; White, Mathew P.; Pahl, Sabine; Jenkin, Rebecca; Froy, Mod Le – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Outdoor activities can be an important complement to classroom learning, especially for children/young people excluded, or at risk of exclusion, from mainstream schooling. The current research explored the impact of a 12-week surfing programme among such a group in the UK. Pre-post data on physiological health (heart rate (HR)/blood pressure),…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Aquatic Sports, Well Being, Physical Environment
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Dyment, Janet; Downing, Jillian; Hill, Allen; Smith, Heidi – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
With a view to attracting more students and offering flexible learning opportunities, online teaching and learning is becoming increasingly wide-spread across the higher education sector. This research reports on the experiences of eight initial teacher education students who studied an outdoor education unit in the online space. Using a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Online Courses, Higher Education, Teacher Education
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Engelen, Lina; Wyver, Shirley; Perry, Gabrielle; Bundy, Anita; Chan, Tammie Kit Yee; Ragen, Jo; Bauman, Adrian; Naughton, Geraldine – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Our aims were to examine the efficacy of a new observational instrument "System for Observing Outdoor Play" for detecting changes in outdoor play and chart the use of recycled and repurposed materials in the school playground during the course of an intervention to increase outdoor play. Children from one Sydney primary school were…
Descriptors: Observation, Play, Playgrounds, Elementary School Students
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Bento, Gabriela; Costa, Jorge Adelino – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This study aims to explore the pedagogical potential of outdoor play situations, considering the educational goals established in the Portuguese Pedagogical Guidelines for 0-3-year-old children (ongoing work), namely development of a sense of security and positive self-esteem; development of curiosity and exploratory impetus; and development of…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Play, Guidelines, Self Esteem
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Dyment, Janet E.; Chick, Helen L.; Walker, Christopher T.; Macqueen, Thomas P. N. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This theoretical paper examines the concept of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and explores how it might contribute to conversations around quality teaching and learning in outdoor education. This paper begins by summarizing the historical and contemporary literature, including issues of definitions, curriculum, content, and pedagogy in…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Quality, Outdoor Education, Teaching Methods
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Jacobs, Jennifer M.; Wahl-Alexander, Zachary; Ressler, James D. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
Outdoor education (OE) has an increased presence in physical education as it addresses the discipline's national standards and promotes involvement lifetime physical activity. However, physical educators' learning to teach OE is not well documented. The purpose of this study was to understand preservice physical educators' experiences in and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, National Standards
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Ingman, Benjamin C. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This study is an investigation of what happens to participants during their adventure education (AE) experiences and the meanings they ascribe to those experiences. These topics were explored through the qualitative framework of educational connoisseurship and criticism at three sites: a backpacking expedition, a challenge course and a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Learning Experience, Aesthetics, Adventure Education
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Gartner-Manzon, Sophie; Giles, Audrey R. – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
In this paper, we use a postcolonial lens to analyze the impacts of Aboriginal youth's participation in Alberta's Future Leaders Program's youth leadership retreat. While the retreat appeared to have positive lasting impacts on many of the participants, it seemed to have the greatest impact on those who already displayed Eurocentric leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Canada Natives, Youth Programs, Leadership
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Conlon, Claire M.; Wilson, Charlotte E.; Gaffney, Paul; Stoker, Michael – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2018
This study aimed to understand the process of change within Wilderness Therapy. It used grounded theory to explore development and change during the programme and relate this to theories of adolescence and engagement, particularly for adolescents in the care system. Data collected from interviews with 11 adolescents were analysed using…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Therapy
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