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Adventure Education

An Introduction

Autorzy: Chris Hodgson, Matt Berry Wydawnictwo: Taylor and Francis Data wydania: 2011 Język publikacji: Angielski Liczba stron: 273 Formaty publikacji: EAN: 9781135152307 DOI: 10.4324/9780203856758 ISBN: 9781135152307 Kategoria: Lifestyle, sport & leisure Indeks wydawcy: 9780203856758 Nota bibliograficzna: -


Adventure Education is a form of experiential learning typically associated with activities involving risk, from cooperative games such as raft building to high adventure activities such as rock climbing. Adventure Education: An Introduction provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning, delivery and evaluation of Adventure Education, with a strong emphasis on professional practice and delivery.

Written by a team of leading Adventure Educators who can draw upon an extensive experience base, the book explores the most important strategies for teaching, learning and implementation in Adventure Education. The book is fully illustrated throughout with real-world case studies and research surveying the key contemporary issues facing Adventure Education Practitioners. This includes essentials for the adventure educator such as risk management and tailoring activities to meet specific learning needs, as well as providing an insight into contemporary uses for adventure programmes. With outdoor and adventure activities being more popular than ever before, this book is essential reading for any student, teacher or practitioner looking to understand Adventure Education and develop their professional skills.

Spis treści

  • Cover 2
  • Copyright 6
  • List of contributors 9
  • Introduction 11
  • Chapter 1 Models and milestones in adventure education 15
  • Chapter 2 Planning adventure education: fail to prepare, prepare to fail 34
  • Chapter 3 Risk management: philosophy and practice 56
  • Chapter 4 Learning and teaching in adventure education 73
  • Chapter 5 Coaching in adventure education 94
  • Chapter 6 Evaluating adventure education experiences: the outside view 115
  • Chapter 7 Evaluating adventure education experiences: the inside view 136
  • Chapter 8 Adventure education: physical exercise and health 156
  • Chapter 9 Adventure education and disaffected youth 176
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