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Excerpts — Teaching Adventure Education Theory

Lesson helps adventure students understand Dewey's pattern of inquiry

The pattern of inquiry (POI), reflects John Dewey’s ideas on how people use an experience to gain knowledge about a topic or concept. The POI is a cyclical process, detailing the journey of learning instead of the ultimate destination.

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Responsible, effective, psychological leadership essential to group welfare in outdoors

Understanding how and when to share leadership roles is an important leadership skill. Through this lesson students can learn about the responsible, effective, and psychological functions of a leader and learn more about doing all three jobs as a leader as well as sharing the jobs appropriately.

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