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Backcountry Classroom Lessons, Tools, and Activities for Teaching Outdoor Leaders

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ISBN-10: 0762728205

ISBN-13: 9780762728206

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: Wilderness Education Association Staff, Bruce F. Bonney, Jack Drury

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Bruce Bonney is a former middle school teacher in New York State. He trained in CSP in 1990, and after several years of teaching with the model joined the Critical Skills Programme headquarters staff. He is now President of Leading EDGE LLC, which organises all CSP training in New York State. Since early 2000 he has also worked closely with Network Educational Press to develop UK CSP training.

Preface to the Second Edition
Teaching and Learning
Strategies and Methodologies
Designing SPEC Experiences
The SPEC Teacher's Tool Bucket
Backpacks: Pack Fitting
Backpacks: Pack Packing
Bathing and Washing
Campsite Selection
Catholes and Latrines: Proper Disposal of Human Waste
Clothing Selection
Collaboration: How We Approach Teamwork
Crisis Management in the Backcountry
Decision Making
An Introduction to Decision Making
A Process for Making Decisions
Environmental Ethics
Expedition Behavior
Fire Site Preparation and Care
Fire Building
Food: Introduction to Cooking
Food: Granola Preparation
Food: Waste Disposal
Food: Identification, Organization, and Preparation Tips
Food: Quick-Bread Baking
Food: Yeast Baking
Food: Nutrition, Rations Planning, and Packaging
Food: Protection
Group Development
Group Orienting and Monitoring
Group Processing and Debriefing
History of Outdoor Leadership
Interpretation of the Natural and Cultural Environments
Knots: An Introduction
What Is Leadership, and What Does It Take to Be a Leader?
Leadership Styles and Leadership Implementation
Navigation: Map Folding
Navigation: Map Interpretation
Navigation: An Introduction to the Compass
Navigation: Combining the Map and Compass
Navigation: Route Finding with Map and Compass
Navigation: Triangulation with Map and Compass
Navigation: An Introduction to GPS
Personal Hygiene
Rock Climbing: Leadership Considerations for Top Roping
Safety: Emergency Procedures
Safety: Risk Management
Safety: Waterfront Safety in the Backcountry
Stove Operation
Travel Technique: An Introduction to Travel
Travel Technique: Hiking
Travel Technique: Canoeing and Sea Kayaking
Trip Planning
Water Treatment
References and Recommended Reading
About the Authors