Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, January

Determining Readiness for Therapeutic Adventure Programs: The Transtheoretical Model
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to present the findings of a New Zealand based study on youth-at-risk readiness for therapeutic adventure programs. Central to the project was documenting current selection practices and viewpoints from the...
Does Pushing Comfort Zones Produce Peak Learning Experiences?
Abstract This article presents findings from two Outward Bound studies, one for international participants in the Czech Republic and one for female offenders in New Zealand. Open-ended questions asked participants which activities took them out...
Motive of Service
At the 12th National Outdoor Education Conference in January 2001 a group of approximately fifteen passionate delegates formulated a working draft for a 'motive of service' as inspired in particular by the work of Peter Martin from La Trobe University...
Outdoor Education Fatalities in Australia 1960-2002. Part 1: Summary of Incidents and Introduction to Fatality Analysis
Abstract This paper presents a summary of outdoor education fatalities in Australia between 1960 and 2002. It discusses the importance of incident analysis in fatality prevention. Major sources of systematic bias in reviewing cases are discussed,...
Rethinking Professional Pathways for the Australian Outdoor Industry/profession
Abstract This article identifies the connections, disconnections, and intersections of the four sectors of the Australian outdoor industry as it negotiates the path towards professional status, and highlights the some of the implications this might...
Students Caring for Each Other: Outdoor Education and Learning through Peer Relationships
Abstract Caring is an action oriented value that can provide a way forward beyond the dualism prevalent between the concepts of individual and community. This investigation focused on school students' understandings of and experiences of caring....
Work Related Stress in the Outdoor Education Profession: A Management Perspective
Abstract This paper focuses on work related stress within the outdoor education profession in Australia, based on the second part of a research project exploring human resource management issues in the Australian outdoor education profession. The...
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