Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 2, July

Can Journaling Be Taught? an Exploratory Study
Requiring students to write journals as a means of reflection is a popular technique in outdoor education courses, especially those that include a field component or extended outdoor trip experience. However, from our experiences working in the field,...
Outdoor Education Fatalities in Australia 1960-2002. Part 2. Contributing Circumstances: Supervision, First Aid, and Rescue
Abstract This paper, the second in a series, presents a partial analysis of outdoor education fatalities in Australia. It examines outdoor education related fatalities in Australia in the period 1960-2002 with a view to understanding how fatality...
Paraphrases and Summaries: A Means of Clarification or a Vehicle for Articulating a Preferred Version of Student Accounts?
Abstract The use of group discussions as a means to facilitate learning from experiences is well documented in adventure education literature. Priest and Naismith (1993) assert that the use of the circular discussion method, where the leader poses...
Publishing Spurious Research Findings Won't Build a Profession: Response to Brand's (2001) Evaluation of the Wilderness Enhanced Program
Abstract This article outlines serious concerns about the quality of a paper by Brand (2001) that was published in the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education (AJOE) under the editorship of Gray (2001). Brand reported results from a 2 year follow-up...
Reinvigorating Our Love of Our Home Range: Exploring the Connections between Sense of Place and Outdoor Education
Abstract We all live our lives in particular places. These places play a role in shaping who we are, what we believe in and what we can do. Particular places are important to everyone. Our connections with place(s) are shaped by the place itself...
The End of an Era: Welcome to the Outdoor Council of Australia
Abstract This paper describes the establishment of a united voice amongst outdoor educators and outdoor recreators through the establishment of the Outdoor Council of Australia. This new organization will replace the Australian Outdoor Education...
The Nature and Scope of Outdoor Education in South Australia: A Summary of Key Findings
Abstract This paper reports on a survey of South Australian secondary Schools conducted in 2000 regarding the nature and scope of outdoor education in South Australian secondary schools. The survey suggests that most secondary schools in South Australia...
Vivisecting the Tui: The Qualifications Framework and Outdoor Leadership Development in New Zealand
Abstract This paper explores these two approaches to certification and views them in light of some of the literature regarding certification issues in the outdoors. This paper will also provide the reader with some insight into the outdoor leadership...
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