Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, July

Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming
Controversial Issues in Adventure Programming (Martin & Wagstaff, 2012) a Human Kinetics publication follows on from the previously published text Controversial Issues in Adventure Education: A Critical Examination (Martin & Wagstaff, 2012)...
Editorial
This issue of the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education explores three very different aspects of outdoor education. One of the things that binds the three articles together is that all focus on practice. The authors offer insights into how policies...
Holding a Sustainability Bearing through Cutty-Grass and Clearings: Implementing Sustainability during Disruptive Organisational Changes
Introduction Calls for increased focus on sustainability in universities worldwide are becoming more intense as we approach the end of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) (UNESCO, 2003) but the means to this end are disputed....
Risk Management in the Outdoors: A Whole-of-Organisation Approach
The idea that modern society is somehow more risk averse than previous eras is a contestable one. Certainly there have been legislative directives, and moral and ethical shifts, that have sought to reduce exposure to risk across contemporary society....
Supervising Snowsport Activities: A Reflection upon Legislation, Policies, Guidelines and Practice
Introduction Snowsports (1) present risk management challenges for outdoor educators as the inherent appeal of snowsports such as the speed, fun, and the freedom that one experiences also present the greatest risk management issues regarding physical...
The Hidden Turmoil: Females Achieving Longevity in the Outdoor Learning Profession
Introduction Historically, adventure education, wilderness programs and outdoor activities have been portrayed as masculine and 'testosterone driven', involving strength, risk and unknown outcomes (Ewert & Hollenhorst, 1989; Humberstone, 2000;...
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