Teaching Adventure Education Theory Best Practices

ISBN-10: 0736071261

ISBN-13: 9780736071260

Edition: 2009

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List price: $56.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 1/21/2009
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 408
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction to Teaching Adventure Education Theory
The Unique Curriculum of Adventure Education
Teaching Theory, Facts, and Abstract Concepts Effectively
Instructional Theory
Addressing Multiple Ways of Knowing in Adventure Education
Multiple Intelligence Theory and Learning Styles
Using Backward Design: A Methodology to Develop Experiential Lessons
Visionary and Actionary: The Influence of Hahn and Petzoldt on the Development of Adventure Education
A History of Outdoor Adventure Education in the United States
Creating History: Exploring the Past and Future of Adventure Education
Adventure Education History Roundtable
Educational and Philosophical Foundations
The Four Uses of Outdoor Adventure Programming
Philosophical Influences in Outdoor, Adventure, and Experiential Education
Teaching Dewey's Experience and Education Experientially
How Do We Learn? An Exploration of John Dewey's Pattern of Inquiry
Theoretical Foundations
Creating the Right Amount of Challenge: Optimal Arousal Theory and the Adventure Experience Paradigm
I Think I Can: Self-Efficacy Theory in Adventure Programming
Attribution Theory in Adventure Programming
Flow Theory: Risk Taking and Adventure Experiences
Leadership Theories
Conditional Outdoor Leadership Meets Kolb's Learning Cycle
Three Functions of Leadership Essential to the Welfare of a Group
Using Situational Leadership Theory in Decision Making
Decision-Making Traps
Professional Ethics and Social Justice Issues
Introduction to Social Justice in Outdoor Adventure Education
Outdoor Leadership With Gender in Mind
The First-Generation Condition in Adventure Education
Be Safe Out There: Critically Thinking Risk in Adventure Education
Group Development
Small Group Development in Outdoor Adventure
An Alternative to Tuckman: Three Factors in Group Development
Setting the Stage: How to Get the Group Norms You Want
Setting Group Norms and Expedition Behavior
Processing and Facilitation Models
Six Generations of Facilitation
Visual Reflections: Using Photographs to Facilitate Adventure Experiences
Growth at the Edge: Expanding Our Comfort Zones
The Human-Nature Connection
My Land Is Your Land Too: American Public Land and Multiple-Use Policies
Loving Nature Through Adventure: Examining Human-Nature Interaction
A Walk in the Woods: Teaching Ecopsychology Experientially
Loving the Land for Life: The Vital Role of Recreation Ecology
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