Sourcebook of Experiential Education Key Thinkers and Their Contributions

ISBN-10: 041588442X
ISBN-13: 9780415884426
Edition: 2011
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Thomas E. Smith , Founder/Director of the Raccoon Institute and Independent Psychologist/ Wilderness Guide, has taught psychology and education at colleges and universities and is a frequent presenter, consultant, and trainer at regional, national, and international conference workshops on experiential /adventure/ challenge/ outdoor education.Clifford E. Knapp , Professor Emeritus, Northern Illinois University, has taught at all levels of education, elementary through graduate school, and is a frequent presenter at state, national, and international conferences offering workshops in experiential education and place-based education.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Experiential Education and Learning by Experience
Philosophers and Educational Theorists
Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates: Ancient Greek Perspectives on Experiential Learning
Rousseau and Pestalozzi: Emile, Gertrude, and Experiential Education
Sir Patrick Geddes: "Vivendo Discimus"- By Living We Learn
Alfred North Whitehead: Educational Emergence
Martin Buber: Dialogue, Relationship, the Other, and the More-Than-Human World
Paulo Freire: Critical Praxis and Experiential Education
Maxine Greene: The Power of the Possible
Eleanor Duckworth: The Teacher's Teacher
Nature Study, Outdoor and Environmental Education
Jean Louis Rodolfe Agassiz: Nature and Experiential Education
Alexander von Humboldt: Expeditionary Scientist
Anna Botsford Comstock: Beyond Science-Learning About Self and Nature Through Field Experience
Charles A. Eastman and Luther Standing Bear: Two Early Indian Writers and Educators
Aldo Leopold: Teaching in the Spirit of the Land Ethic
Lloyd B. Sharp: Trailblazer in Outdoor Education
Rachel Carson: Inspiring A Sense of Wonder
Sigurd Olson and Paul Shepard: Experiential Education and Ancient Rhythms
Psychologists and Sociologists
Emile Durkheim: Socialization and Education
Lev Vygotsky: Experiential Education- A View from the Future
Fritz Perls: Gestalt Therapy and Experiental Education
Kurt Lewin: Another Kurt for Experiential Educators to Know
Earl C. Kelley: Education for What Is Real
Carl Rogers: A Way of Being an Experiential Educator
School and Program Founders: Theory to Practice, Practice to Theory
Maria Montessori: Founding Mother of Experiential Education?
Cecil Reddie: Pioneering Headmaster
Fridtjof Nansen: Adventure and Friluftsliv
Juliette Gordon Low: Scouting and Experiental Education
Paul Petzoldt: Man of the Mountains
Sylvia Ashton-Warner: Teacher and Reflective Practitioner
Campbell Loughmiller: The Father of Therapeutic Camping
Sidney B. Simon: Values Clarification Pioneer
Eliot Wigginton: Foxfire- No Inert Ideas Allowed Here
Tricia Yu: The Tao of Experience
Deserving a Closer Look: Other Thinkers and Suggested Readings
Editors' Dialogue
Words of Wisdom: Selected Quotations About Experiental Education
About the Editors
About the Contributing Authors
Index

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