Adventure Education: An Introduction by Chris Hodgson

By Chris Hodgson

Adventure schooling is a kind of experiential studying regularly linked to actions related to possibility, from cooperative video games akin to raft construction to excessive event actions comparable to rock climbing. Adventure schooling: An Introduction provides a complete advent to the making plans, supply and assessment of event schooling, with a robust emphasis on expert perform and supply.

Written through a workforce of prime event Educators who can draw upon an intensive adventure base, the booklet explores an important techniques for instructing, studying and implementation in event schooling. The publication is totally illustrated all through with real-world case stories and learn surveying the major modern matters dealing with event schooling Practitioners. This contains necessities for the journey educator corresponding to chance administration and tailoring actions to satisfy particular studying wishes, in addition to offering an perception into modern makes use of for experience programmes. With outside and experience actions being extra well known than ever ahead of, this e-book is vital studying for any scholar, instructor or practitioner seeking to comprehend experience schooling and boost their expert skills.

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1997). Witman (1995) investigated what males and females thought of various activities, and found that females tended to value 28 Matt Berry activities focusing on trust, whereas males valued those relating to power and dominance. Preferences aside, Hattie et al. (1997) found that, across all studies that included genderdifferentiated data, there were no significant differences in outcome achievement between males and females. It should also be stressed here that although some general trends in preferences were found, this does not necessarily dictate what activities should be used.

In many ways, this intentional rather than incidental focus upon affective outcomes is the way in which adventure education differs from adventure recreation. DEVELOPING LEARNING OUTCOMES In creating intended learning outcomes, we are concerned with the behaviours of the learner rather than the educator. Cognitive and psychomotor outcomes are relatively straightforward to plan for, particularly when compared to affective outcomes. An objective planning approach, utilising a clear vocabulary, would set unambiguous, appropriate and achievable outcomes.

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