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Excerpts — Outdoor Leadership-2nd Edition

Facilitation Styles

Facilitation keeps the learner - rather than the facilitator - central to what is happening. Therefore, a leader should be very thoughtful in selecting the style of facilitation used.

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Ethical Decision-Making Model

The ethical decision-making model requires a leader to work through the following steps: 1. Identify the problem - Gather as much information as possible to clarify the problem.

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Decision Making and Judgment on a Kayaking Trip

Nate and Meg were leading a group of 10 people on a five-day kayaking trip in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore on Lake Superior. On the second day, they had visited the sea caves on Sand Island and were preparing for a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) open-water crossing to York Island.

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