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282583222 River experience: a phenomenological description of meaningful experiences on a wilderness river journey.  
This research explores the meaningful experiences of 32 individuals as they journey down the Franklin River in Tasmania on a nine-day wilderness river trip. The project moves between the...
282583221 Wild adventures in wellbeing: foundations, features and wellbeing impacts of Australian outdoor adventure interventions (OAI).  
This study examined the history, practices and impacts of outdoor adventure interventions with wide-ranging target groups in the Australian context. 'Looking back' examines the emergence...
282583220 Foundations for Tertiary and Senior Secondary Education (2nd ed.).  
282583219 Parent expectations of a 27 day Extended Stay Outdoor Education School Program (ESOESP).  
This study examined parent expectations of an Extended Stay Outdoor Education School Program for Year 9 boys at Prince Alfred College, an all-boys school situated in the heart of Adelaide, South...
282583218 Nature and its influence on children's outdoor play.  
A growing body of literature indicates that humans need contact with nature for their wellbeing, however at the same time young children are becoming increasingly separated from the natural world...
282583217 The substance beneath the labels of experiential learning: the importance of John Dewey for outdoor educators.  
This paper recommends a reconceptualisation of "experience learning". It is premised on a belief that the simplistic learning cycle is problematic and moreover is an oversimplified interpretation...
282583216 Balancing more than backpacks: communitarian ideas applied to educational expeditions.  
This paper examines the viability of using a communitarian framework within outdoor education practice, specifically in order to address the tension between individual rights and social...
282583215 Correction.  
282583214 Editorial.  
267429090 A pedagogy of place: Outdoor education for a changing world.  
267429089 Research update 2010: outdoor education fatalities in Australia.  
This paper is part of an on-going project to examine outdoor education related deaths in Australia since 1960. It records 17 incidents not previously recorded in papers in this series...
267429088 Examining naturalistic decision making in outdoor adventure contexts by computer simulation.  
The purpose of this research was to examine the naturalistic decision making processes of leaders of outdoor adventure activities. The research focus was on field-based identification of...
267429087 'Dreadful things can happen': cautionary tales for the safe practitioner.  
This paper investigates the repertoires teachers employ when talking about taking children outside of the classroom and keeping them safe. Research data were a series of individual and focus...
267429086 Outdoor leadership education: do recent textbooks focus on the right content?  
My research, exploring the theories and practices of facilitator educators, led me to ask questions about some potential gaps in outdoor leadership texts published in the last six years. Do the...
267429085 Robyn Zink.  
247037869 Try this! Imitation and copying in the outdoor learning world of sea kayaking.  
This paper examines the relationships between sea kayakers and their socio-cultural environment to explore the use of copying and imitation as learning strategies. The research involved...
247037868 An introduction to the constraints-led approach to learning in outdoor education.  
Participation in outdoor education is underpinned by a learner's ability to acquire skills in activities such as canoeing, bushwalking and skiing and consequently the outdoor leader is...
247037867 The constitution of outdoor education groups: an analysis of the literature.  
Groups are ubiquitous in outdoor education and while there is a lot of literature on groups, there is limited examination of the assumptions made about groups and the effects these assumptions...
247037866 Control as an educational tool and its impact on the outdoor educational process.  
Mainstream education studies have shown that teachers have a strong desire to control their work situation and maintain classroom autonomy. Issues of control and power are also prevalent in...
247037865 Outdoor education and the national curriculum in Australia.  
Australia is in the midst of an education revolution driven by federal government reform. The centrepiece to that reform is a national curriculum that will wrest power from state education...
247037864 Editorial.  
228675711 Quality lesson plans for outdoor education.  
228675710 Cooperative education in outdoor education.  
Cooperative education is a structured experiential education strategy integrating classroom studies with work place learning. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate how a cooperative education...
228675709 Reflections on beliefs and practices from New Zealand outdoor educators: consistencies and conflicts.  
This article draws from a research project in 2007 with a small group of New Zealand outdoor educators. The purpose of the project was to examine teacher beliefs about outdoor education and...
228675708 Effective, exemplary, extraordinary? Towards an understanding of extraordinary outdoor leadership.  
The outdoor education literature commonly discusses what it means to be an effective outdoor leader and judgements about the effectiveness or quality of outdoor leadership and leaders are an...
228675707 Transfer: outdoor adventure education's Achilles heel? changing participation as a viable option.  
In this article I question whether a focus on transfer within outdoor adventure education (OAE) (1) is desirable and if it is worth continuing to emphasize as a central construct. I argue that...
228675706 The outdoor classroom: school camping as education in NSW 1890-1960s.  
At all levels of education in New South Wales outdoor experiences and outdoor education are a prominent part of the curriculum. This emphasis on the outdoors begins early. Outdoor activities are...
228675705 Editorial.  
215609901 Technical skills for adventure programming: A curriculum guide.  
215609900 Other ways of learning.  
215609899 Equine-assisted therapies: complementary medicine or not?  
Equine-assisted therapies are interventions that use the unique qualities of a horse to assist persons with disabilities to improve their gross motor, language, social, and self-help skills....
215609898 Well-being and outdoor pedagogies in primary schooling: the nexus of well-being and safety.  
Society today is inundated by a multitude of messages regarding the risks and dangers that affect youngsters, with media constantly talking about 'cotton wool' kids (see Furedi, 1997, 2001, 2006)...
215609897 Bushwalking and access: the Kosciusko primitive area debate 1943-6.  
The environmental history episode explored in this paper shows how the growth of a culture of bushwalking in New South Wales from the 1920s to the 1950s created a very particular relationship to...
215609896 Reconceptualising outdoor adventure education: activity in search of an appropriate theory.  
Experiential approaches to learning underpin teaching and learning strategies in outdoor adventure education (OAE). Recent critiques of experiential learning have problematised the individualistic...
215609895 Editorial.  
215609894 Teaching adventure education theory: Best practices.  
215609893 The enhancement of resilience via a wilderness therapy program: a preliminary investigation.  
This paper presents the findings of a recent preliminary study into the effects of a wilderness therapy program on the resilience of male youth at-risk. The study focused on participants who...
215609892 From the outside looking in: a study of Australian employers' perceptions of graduates from outdoor education degree programs.  
This paper reports on a study conducted in 2006-07 exploring the perspectives that some Australian employers have of graduates from an outdoor education degree program. Similar studies have been...
215609891 A tale of three journals: a study of papers published in AJOE, JAEOL and JEE between 1998 and 2007.  
We provide an analysis of refereed papers published in the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, and the Journal of...
215609890 Communicating risk with parents: exploring the methods and beliefs of outdoor education co-ordinators in Victoria, Australia.  
This paper examines the risk communication strategies currently being employed by seven outdoor education co-ordinators in Government schools in Victoria, Australia. Of particular interest are the...
215609889 Editorial.  
191189518 Arapiles: a million mountains.  
191189517 Developing an ethical code for the growing nature therapy profession.  
This article will discuss issues relating to the development of a code of ethics for the growing nature therapy profession. It will address the profession's unique issues and in particular,...
191189516 Challenge by choice: a sojourn at the intersection of challenge and choice.  
191189515 Teacher qualification guidelines, ecological literacy and outdoor education.  
A key signpost to a profession is clarity of disciplinary knowledge. In this paper I describe the content and outcome of a process to refine the qualification guidelines for outdoor education...
191189514 A case study on environmental perspectives of boulderers and access issues at the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve.  
Currently, there are concerns about access restrictions to bouldering, a form of rock climbing, and other outdoor activities practiced at the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve located near Niagara...
191189513 Moving on an effortless journey: paddling, river-places and outdoor education.  
In an earlier paper I discussed the major findings of a recent research study into participants' experiences of rivers through outdoor education programs that utilised paddling activities as a...
191189512 Goffman goes rock climbing: using creative fiction to explore the presentation of self in outdoor education.  
Outdoor education literature has a recent history of examining its practice through a variety of sociological, philosophical, psychological, and anthropological lenses. Following this trend,...
191189511 Editorial.  
181685157 Teams for a New Generation: A Facilitator's Field Guide.  

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