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Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education-PC

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This custom ebook includes chapters from Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation and Outdoor Adventure Education: Foundations, Theory, and Research. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Applied Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education (ADV51000) at Prescott College.

Audience

Custom ebook for students taking the course Applied Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education (ADV51000) at Prescott College.
Evaluation Research
From Outdoor Adventure Education

The Research and Evaluation Process
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

The Research Problem
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Outcomes of Participation
From Outdoor Adventure Education

Ethics in Research
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

State of OAE Research
From Outdoor Adventure Education

Variables and Hypotheses in Study Designs
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Sampling
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Data Collection Tools
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Internal Validity
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Data Analysis
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Improving Research
From Outdoor Adventure Education

Evolving Trends and Issues
From Outdoor Adventure Education
Diane C. Blankenship, EdD, is an associate professor at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, where she teaches courses in research methods in the recreation and parks management program. She also serves on the program’s graduate thesis and project committee.

Blankenship has extensive and varied experience, having worked as a professional Boy Scout and a recreation therapist; in residential camps, aquatic facilities, recreation centers, and outdoor recreation facilities; and for the Department of the Army in Germany.

Blankenship has used her skills in recreation and leisure research methods to assist local and state organizations in the evaluation of their programs and facilities and in strategic planning. She is a member of the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association (MRPA) and has served numerous times on the conference committee and as the coordinator of data analysis for all conference evaluations. In addition, she serves as a site visitor for the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and as a recreation commissioner for the City of Frostburg.

In her free time, Blankenship enjoys walking rail-trails, knitting, and traveling with her daughter to Native American reservations. She and her husband, Calvin, and their daughter reside in Frostburg.

Alan Ewert, PhD, is a distinguished and titled professor at Indiana University. He holds the Patricia and Joel Meier Endowed Chair in Outdoor Leadership and served as the editor of the Journal of Experiential Education. 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; the 2005 recipient of the Julian W. Smith Award through the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the 2013 Association of Experiential Education’s Distinguished Researcher. 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. Dr. Ewert also serves as a course director and instructor for Outward Bound and the Wilderness Education Association.

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is an associate professor and the coordinator of Adventure and Outdoor Programs in the department of parks, recreation and tourism at the University of Utah. He has written numerous publications in adventure-based programming and outdoor adventure education. Much of his current research stems from partnerships with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the American Camp Association. He has served the profession in many ways, including as co-chair of the NRPA Leisure Research Symposium, an editorial advisor for the Journal of Experiential Education, and an associate editor of Leisure Sciences and Research in Outdoor Education. He served on the research committees for Outward Bound and the Coalition for Education in the Outdoors. He is an active field instructor with NOLS, and he has received numerous awards, including Indiana University’s Eppley Alumni Award and the University of Utah College of Health Distinguished Mentor Award for his work with graduate students.

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Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education-PC

Diane C. Blankenship,Alan Ewert,Jim Sibthorp

Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education-PC

$39.60 USD
This custom ebook includes chapters from Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation and Outdoor Adventure Education: Foundations, Theory, and Research. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Applied Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education (ADV51000) at Prescott College.

Audience

Custom ebook for students taking the course Applied Research and Evaluation in Outdoor Education (ADV51000) at Prescott College.
Evaluation Research
From Outdoor Adventure Education

The Research and Evaluation Process
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

The Research Problem
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Outcomes of Participation
From Outdoor Adventure Education

Ethics in Research
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

State of OAE Research
From Outdoor Adventure Education

Variables and Hypotheses in Study Designs
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Sampling
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Data Collection Tools
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Internal Validity
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Data Analysis
From Applied Research and Evaluation Methods in Recreation

Improving Research
From Outdoor Adventure Education

Evolving Trends and Issues
From Outdoor Adventure Education
Diane C. Blankenship, EdD, is an associate professor at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, where she teaches courses in research methods in the recreation and parks management program. She also serves on the program’s graduate thesis and project committee.

Blankenship has extensive and varied experience, having worked as a professional Boy Scout and a recreation therapist; in residential camps, aquatic facilities, recreation centers, and outdoor recreation facilities; and for the Department of the Army in Germany.

Blankenship has used her skills in recreation and leisure research methods to assist local and state organizations in the evaluation of their programs and facilities and in strategic planning. She is a member of the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association (MRPA) and has served numerous times on the conference committee and as the coordinator of data analysis for all conference evaluations. In addition, she serves as a site visitor for the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and as a recreation commissioner for the City of Frostburg.

In her free time, Blankenship enjoys walking rail-trails, knitting, and traveling with her daughter to Native American reservations. She and her husband, Calvin, and their daughter reside in Frostburg.

Alan Ewert, PhD, is a distinguished and titled professor at Indiana University. He holds the Patricia and Joel Meier Endowed Chair in Outdoor Leadership and served as the editor of the Journal of Experiential Education. 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; the 2005 recipient of the Julian W. Smith Award through the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the 2013 Association of Experiential Education’s Distinguished Researcher. 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. Dr. Ewert also serves as a course director and instructor for Outward Bound and the Wilderness Education Association.

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is an associate professor and the coordinator of Adventure and Outdoor Programs in the department of parks, recreation and tourism at the University of Utah. He has written numerous publications in adventure-based programming and outdoor adventure education. Much of his current research stems from partnerships with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the American Camp Association. He has served the profession in many ways, including as co-chair of the NRPA Leisure Research Symposium, an editorial advisor for the Journal of Experiential Education, and an associate editor of Leisure Sciences and Research in Outdoor Education. He served on the research committees for Outward Bound and the Coalition for Education in the Outdoors. He is an active field instructor with NOLS, and he has received numerous awards, including Indiana University’s Eppley Alumni Award and the University of Utah College of Health Distinguished Mentor Award for his work with graduate students.

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