Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, July

Balancing More Than Backpacks: Communitarian Ideas Applied to Educational Expeditions
Introduction Educational expeditions, particularly overseas youth expeditions, are a growing sector within the broader field of outdoor education (Allison & Von Wald, 2010). The human dimensions of educational expeditions can be complex, challenging,...
Editorial
Welcome to the second issue of the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education for 2011. All of the articles in this issue are concerned with different aspects of learning in outdoor environments. The broad range of questions being asked that has led to...
Foundations for Tertiary and Senior Secondary Education (2Nd Ed.)
Christine Froude and Scott Polley have done a thorough job of providing readers with the information and tools needed to teach Outdoor Education to tertiary and senior secondary students. With Froude's background in school Outdoor Education programs...
Nature and Its Influence on Children's Outdoor Play
Introduction I [Kellie] was observing children playing when a girl came over to me and tried to put a cape over her head and mine. I moved out from underneath the cape and she told me that it was raining and I needed to get underneath. I replied...
Parent Expectations of a 27 Day Extended Stay Outdoor Education School Program (ESOESP)
Introduction Prince Alfred College (PAC) is an all-boys school (Kindergarten to Year 12) situated in Adelaide, South Australia. Originally established by the Methodist Church in 1869, it is now affiliated with the Uniting Church of Australia. As...
The Substance beneath the Labels of Experiential Learning: The Importance of John Dewey for Outdoor Educators
In this paper we argue that in order to fully comprehend an outdoor education experience, it must be understood as a form of lived experience. A premise of this paper is that the conceptualisation of experience and experiential learning is dominated...
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