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Outdoor and Adventure Recreation-CC

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    This custom ebook includes chapters from Outdoor Education, Second Edition, and Adventure Education: Theory and Applications. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Outdoor and Adventure Recreation (REC260) at Canadore College.

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    Custom ebook for students taking the course Outdoor and Adventure Recreation (REC260) at Canadore College.
    Defining Outdoor Education
    From Outdoor Education: Methods and Strategies, Second Edition

    Describing the Outdoor Educator
    From Outdoor Education: Methods and Strategies, Second Edition

    Learning Theories in Outdoor Education
    From Outdoor Education: Methods and Strategies, Second Edition

    Cornerstones of Adventure Education
    Jane Panicucci
    From Adventure Education: Theory and Applications

    Individual Outcomes of Participating in Adventure
    Jim Stiehl and Melissa Parker
    From Adventure Education: Theory and Applications

    Risk and Safety in Adventure Programming
    Charles R. Gregg
    From Adventure Education: Theory and Applications

    Designing Lessons
    From Outdoor Education: Methods and Strategies, Second Edition

    Sample Lessons
    From Outdoor Education: Methods and Strategies, Second Edition

    Outdoor Education Settings
    From Outdoor Education: Methods and Strategies, Second Edition

    Portable Adventure Activities
    Lisa Faulkingham Hunt
    From Adventure Education: Theory and Applications
     
    Ken Gilbertson, PhD, is a professor of outdoor education in the department of applied human services at the University of Minnesota–Duluth (UMD), where he is also director of the Center for Environmental Education. He has more than 50 years of experience teaching outdoor and environmental education at the college level and has conducted wilderness education, taught at nature centers and Outward Bound wilderness schools, and educated a wide range of audiences through the UMD outdoor program.

    Gilbertson’s specialty is in understanding how people learn and applying the methods that will best help them learn about the outdoors. He has designed and constructed a wilderness education curriculum, including a state-of-the-art kit that employs several learning theories. Gilbertson has received two outstanding faculty awards, has been honored with a UMD leadership scholarship in his name, and is a board member of numerous outdoor education and environmental committees. He also serves as reviewer for the Journal of Experiential Education and of abstracts for the Symposium on Experiential Education Research.

    Alan Ewert, PhD, is a professor emeritus at Indiana University, where he became the Patricia and Joel Meier Endowed Chair in Outdoor Leadership in 1998. A prolific scholar, Ewert has published articles in a variety of journals and books related to outdoor leadership and recreation. He continues his professional service through numerous venues, including his status as a fellow and past president of the Academy of Leisure Sciences and one of the founding editors of the International Journal of Wilderness. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Experiential Education. In 2021, he received the Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt Award for Excellence in Recreation and Park Research through the National Recreation and Park Association. He was the 1996 recipient of the Reynold E. Carlson Award for Distinction in Outdoor Environmental Education; the 2002 recipient of the J.B. Nash Scholar Award through the American Association for Leisure and Recreation; and the 2005 recipient of the Julian W. Smith Award through the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

    Pirkko Siklander, PhD, is an adjunct professor and university researcher at the University of Oulu in Finland. Her main research interest deals with learning and teaching processes in technology-enhanced and collaborative learning, particularly on creative collaboration, triggers for raising interest, and playfulness. During the past 20 years, Siklander has researched and published several scientific articles and book chapters about playful learning and playful teaching, covering early childhood through advanced adulthood. She is an experienced teacher educator and a leader of the University of Oulu’s learning, education, and technology (LET) master’s degree program, which educates experts in the field of learning sciences and the use of technologies.

    Tim Bates, MEd, is the associate director and an environmental education coordinator in the recreational sports outdoor program at the University of Minnesota–Duluth, where he also serves as the assistant director of the Center for Environmental Education and as an adjunct faculty member in environmental and outdoor education. Bates has more than 35 years of experience teaching outdoor, environmental, and science education to people of all ages. In addition to developing curricula for schools and other organizations, he has been involved with the creation of an elementary school focused on environmental education and serves on numerous boards and committees related to the outdoors. His specialty is working with preservice students to help them understand and teach about the natural environment.

    Dick Prouty, AB, is Project Adventure's president, executive director, and CEO. With Project Adventure (PA) since 1980, he facilitated the structure of PA as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. In 1982, he became director and led the strategic planning and organizational development of PA as it became the premier organization of facilities-based adventure learning. Coauthor of PA's classic text on adventure-based counseling, Islands of Healing, Prouty has become a leading proponent of the unique place and theory of adventure-based experiential education. He has also served as founder of the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) accreditation committee, founder of the board of directors of Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT), and chair of the board of the Waring School. Prouty's current responsibilities at PA include strategic planning, partnering and development planning, directing new publications, and leading the senior executive team.

    Jane Panicucci, MAEd, is currently Project Adventure's chief operations officer. Her adventure background includes 11 years as a course director at Outward Bound. In the mid-1980s, as a public school physical educator, Panicucci designed an adventure curriculum that is still going strong. Her current consulting specialties involve working with teachers and administrators to generate positive change in their schools and to create high-performing teams for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She is the lead author of PA's series of adventure curricula for physical education and is currently working on a fitness program curriculum.

    Rufus (Ruthanne) Collinson has been working in the adventure field for 18 years as manager of communications, editor, and book developer for Project Adventure (PA). She is responsible for editing and developing all PA publications. Rufus is also a published poet. She and her daughter Suzanna have conducted experiential writing workshops, called Words From the Wild, at several field conferences. In 2001, Rufus received the Association for Experiential Education (AEE) Karl Rohnke Creativity Award.

    Project Adventure is an innovative teaching organization that provides leadership in the expansion of adventure-based experiential programming. Project Adventure develops responsible individuals, productive organizations, and sustainable communities.

    In its 32-year history, Project Adventure has had its programs adopted and adapted throughout the world. It has published numerous titles based on its research, and it has its Rainbow Lake Campus in Covington, Georgia, where it helps more than 100 youths enrolled in court-adjudicated programs to become productive citizens. It also has partnerships with Prescott University in Arizona and the University of New Hampshire. Through these partnerships, Project Adventure researches and develops programs and materials that can be used anywhere.

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