Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 1, January

Editorial
Welcome to volume 18 of the Australian Journal of Outdoor Education. May I introduce myself as the new editor of the journal, and at the same time thank Robyn Zink for her work as editor over the last four years, hi this issue are four refereed papers,...
Students' Perception of Relationship Skills during an Adventure-Based Learning Unit within Physical Education
Adventure-based Learning (ABL) is a sequence of highly structured physical activities and periods of reflection (i.e., debriefs) with the aim to promote personal and social development (Cosgriff, 2000). ABL has been used as a synonym in describing...
Tall Ships Today: Their Remarkable Story
Rowe, N., Dadswell, Rv Mudie, C., & Rauworth, M. (2014). Tall ships today: Their remarkable story. London: Adlard Coles Nautical, Bloomsbury. ISBN: 978-1-47-290346-4 (hardback), 224 pages This book sets out to give insight into a fleet of...
The Application of Recognition-Primed Decision Theory to Decisions Made in an Outdoor Education Context
Introduction Outdoor leaders take people into the outdoors in a myriad of ways. Included are activities such as rock-climbing, kayaking and mountain biking, through diverse domains such as outdoor education, adventure tourism, and club trips. Much...
The Development of a White Water Rafting Code of Practice in Response to Multiple Fatalities in Queensland: How Will It Impact the Commercial and Educational Sector?
Introduction Between July 2007 and February 2009 there were five fatalities in commercial rafting operations in North Queensland: four from rafting incidents on the Tully river and one from a sports rafting incident on the Russell river. In reviewing...
The Mirror of the Sea: Narrative Identity, Sea Kayak Adventuring and Implications for Outdoor Adventure Education
Introduction People and cultures are drawn to the idea of adventure through adventure stories. From the mythological trials of Odysseus to recent autobiographical stories about the exploration of summits, oceans and poles, heroes and antiheroes...
Why Save Wilderness?-Fruits and Veggies!
"A weed is a wonderful plant that stubbornly refuses to grow in a straight line."--Herbalist saying "God didn't give Adam and Eve a convenience store. He gave them a Garden of Eden."--Jackie Clay (2009, p. 8) Why save wilderness? Most environmentalists...
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