Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 2, July

Editorial
'Gidday' and welcome to another issue of the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education. This issue, volume 10, number 2, has a particularly fresh feel about it. We welcome a total of 12 authors (or co-authors) who have never written for AJOE before....
Effective Leadership: Transformational or Transactional?
Abstract Theory and research in outdoor leadership is often based on studies undertaken in the 1980s, however, whilst such findings are valuable, it is interesting that leadership theory in other fields such as sport, education, leisure, health,...
Effects of a Five-Day Outward Bound Course on Female Students in Singapore
Abstract It is commonly claimed that outdoor adventure programmes produce positive changes in participants by exposing them to adventure activities designed to encourage self-discovery and character building. Previous studies have focused on the...
Ethno-Ecological Education: Aboriginals Teaching Nature at a Winter Camp in the Canadian Arctic
For too long, environmentalism has ignored the contributions that can be made by aboriginal peoples. Granted, one does see an occasional poem or chapter by an aboriginal expert in an edited volume, or hear an opening invocation by a 'medicine person'...
Facilitating Experiences: A Snap Shot of What Is Happening out There
Abstract A primary goal in experiential education is to facilitate the learning from the activities in a meaningful, empowering and compelling manner. The activities, which are used to guide a reflective session, debrief a particular incident or...
How Do Outdoor Leaders Feel Connected to Nature Places? A Q-Method Inquiry
Abstract Outdoor leaders have an opportunity to promote and facilitate a bond with the out-of-doors, yet little research has been conducted to describe the evolving relationships between outdoor leaders and the natural environments with which they...
The Rise of Individualism. the Implications for Promoting Relations between Self, Others and the Environment in Outdoor Education
Abstract In this article I explain how the process of individualisation has led to the prioritisation of the self over aspects of community and place. The theories of risk society (Beck, 1992; Beck & Beck-Gernsheim, 2002) and neoliberalism (Bourdieu,...
The Special Nature of the Outdoors: Its Contribution to the Education of Children Aged 3-11
Abstract There are many forms of outdoor learning. In the UK outdoor adventures, residential centres, field studies, Forest School and play in the outdoors are all available to some extent for the three to eleven age group. Each type has distinct...
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