Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 2, July

An Introduction to the Constraints-Led Approach to Learning in Outdoor Education
In outdoor education, technical or hard skills are often fundamental to the educational process, because leaders of outdoor experiences are frequently required to facilitate the development of motor skills (Paisley, Furman, Sibthorp, & Gookin,...
Control as an Educational Tool and Its Impact on the Outdoor Educational Process
This paper examines how facilitators and teachers alike use power in an outdoor education setting to control the experience of the children taking part in outdoor activities. Particularly, it conducts an in-depth analysis of the impact that control...
Editorial
Welcome to the 2nd edition of the 14th volume of the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education, which contains one viewpoint paper and four refereed papers. The viewpoint paper, by regular contributor Peter Martin, is a summary of the current attempt...
Outdoor Education and the National Curriculum in Australia
Introduction When the Labor government came to power in Australia in 2007 it replaced the conservative government that had held sway for over a decade. A trumpeted 'education revolution' was a key policy platform of this new centre-left Labor party....
The Constitution of Outdoor Education Groups: An Analysis of the Literature
Introduction Gangs, tribes and teams are, in many respects, all the same; what we want are teams--HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. (Gair, 1997, p. 133) As the opening quote illustrates, groups come in many different forms, but not all are equally...
Try This! Imitation and Copying in the Outdoor Learning World of Sea Kayaking
In the recent years there has been an increased research interest in learning through practice, and a critique of the traditional views on learning where learners are seen as islands, isolated from the world (Dreyfus, 2002; Heidegger, 1962; Lave, 1988)....
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