Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 1, January

Choosing the 'Right' Space to Work In: Reflections Prior to a Nature Therapy Session
Abstract This paper explores ways in which a nature therapist considers the issue of space when choosing "the right setting" for a session with a new client. Drawing upon the therapist's thoughts prior to the encounter, the paper illustrates ways...
Editorial
Welcome to the 23rd issue of the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education (AJOE). The AJOE became the first refereed journal dedicated to the specific field of outdoor education in 1998, and since then 96 refereed papers have been published. This edition...
Playing with an Unstoppable Force: Paddling, River-Places and Outdoor Education
Abstract This paper presents the findings of a recent research study into participants' experiences of rivers through outdoor education programs that utilised paddling activities as a means of participation and travel. The study collected written...
Recording in the Wilds: A Reflection on Research-Technology Needs on an Expedition
Abstract Expedition resilient data-collection technology is an often-overlooked hurdle facing outdoor education researchers. How can interviews and observations be captured in remote areas? This reflection piece traces the challenges and solutions...
Research Update: Outdoor Education Fatalities in Australia
Abstract This paper is part of an on-going project to examine outdoor education related deaths in Australia since 1960. It records eleven incidents not included in previous papers in this series. A total of 14 students or staff died in the incidents....
The Challenge Course Facilitator Technical Skills Assessment Tool
Abstract A study was conducted to develop a technical skills assessment tool for the training and development of challenge course facilitators. Researchers accessed two professional on-line listserves to collect a sample size of twenty-seven currently...
The Role of Stillness and Quiet When Developing Human/nature Relationships
Abstract The cathartic, transformative and restorative powers resulting from immersion in nature are well documented. Furthermore, they are regarded as the key characteristics that differentiate bush and adventure therapy from more traditional forms...
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