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Outdoor Education Research & Evaluation Center
New Content Update #5
July, 2003 - March, 2004

James Neill
Last updated:
07 Nov 2006

Approximately 40 new pages have been added to the Outdoor Education Research & Evaluation Center website since last update (July, 2003).  Plus approximately 200 links to other full-text articles have been added.
 
New Pages
 
Experiential Education
- Summer camp (Residential camping): Philosophy, theory, research, & evaluation
http://www.wilderdom.com/camp.html
- John Dewey's philosophy of education
http://www.wilderdom.com/experiential/JohnDeweyPhilosophyEducation.html
- Dr. Kurt Hahn - on the life & philosophy of an inspirational educator
http://www.wilderdom.com/experiential/JohnDeweyPhilosophyEducation.html
- Character education via experiential education
http://www.wilderdom.com/Character.html
- Samples of teacher philosophies of education
http://www.wilderdom.com/philosophy/SampleEducationPhilosophies.html
- Problems with alternative schools
http://www.wilderdom.com/experiential/ProblemsWithAlternativeSchools.html
 
Outdoor & Adventure Education Philosophy, Theory, Research & Evaluation
- Theories (theory) of outdoor & adventure education (revised)
http://www.wilderdom.com/Theories.htm
- Psychology of adventure
http://www.wilderdom.com/psychology/PsychologyOfAdventure.html
- Research findings about outdoor adventure training for corporate & management development
http://www.wilderdom.com/psychology/PsychologyOfAdventure.html
- Human psychological, social & physical processes & effects during expeditions & in extreme environments
http://www.wilderdom.com/ExpeditionExtreme.html
- A program evaluation tool for evaluating the outcomes of corporate adventure training
http://www.wilderdom.com/tools/leq/CorporateLEQScalesPaper.htm
- Sail training research
http://www.wilderdom.com/SailTraining.html
- Outdoor education industry surveys
http://www.wilderdom.com/Industry.html
- Evaluating & researching resilience-building intervention programs
http://www.wilderdom.com/resilience.html
 
Nature & Wilderness
- What is wilderness? Definition & discussion of wilderness as a human construction
http://www.wilderdom.com/wilderness/WildernessDefinition.html
- Environmental education: Definition, theory, research & links
http://www.wilderdom.com/wilderness/EnvironmentalEducation.html
- What if we slept for 100 years? A Rumplestiltskin proposal for the restoration of nature
www.wilderdom.com/vignettes/WhatIfWeSlept100Years.html
- Edward O. Wilson's biophilia hypothesis
http://www.wilderdom.com/evolution/BiophiliaHypothesis.html
   
Risk, Safety & Challenge
- Where has the adventure gone?  Bringing risk back into the outdoors
http://www.wilderdom.com/abstracts/Neill2003WhereHasTheAdventureGone.htm
- The concept of risk: Likelihood of loss or gain
http://www.wilderdom.com/risk/RiskConcept.html
- The concept of safety in outdoor education: A hypothetical "ideal"
http://www.wilderdom.com/risk/SafetyConceptHypotheticalIdeal.html
- The concept of challenge: Growth via stress with support
http://www.wilderdom.com/risk/ChallengeConceptGrowthByStressWithSupport.html
- Resources for "how to" manage risk in practice
http://www.wilderdom.com/risk/RiskManagementResources.html

Games, Activities & Exercises
- Team building exercises & problem solving activities
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/InitiativeGames.html
- Ideas for summer camp activities
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/IdeasSummerCampActivities.html
- Classic icebreaker: Group Juggle & Warp Speed
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/GroupJuggle.html
- Classic icebreaker: Human Knot
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/HumanKnot.html
- Psychological exercise: Locus of control
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/LocusOfControlExercise.html
- Write your own eulogy: A psychological exercise
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/WriteYourOwnEulogy.html
- Team building exercise: Toxic Waste
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/ToxicWaste.html
- Team building exercise: Great Egg Drop
www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/GreatEggDrop.html
- Group Mandala: A group dynamics exercise
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/GroupMandala.html
- Icebreaker: Gotchya! (Grab the Finger)
http://www.wilderdom.com/games/descriptions/GrabTheFinger.html

Miscellaneous
- Adventure travel & adventure tourism: What is it?  Why do it?  Who does it?  How to do it!
http://www.wilderdom.com/adventuretravel/
- Online videos about outdoor education
http://www.wilderdom.com/videos.html
- Artificial adventure, recreation & leisure environments
http://www.wilderdom.com/artificial/
- Outdoor education in Australia
http://www.wilderdom.com/OEinternational/australia.htm
- Outdoor education in Japan
http://www.wilderdom.com/OEinternational/australia.htm
- Testimonials about outdoor education experiences
http://www.wilderdom.com/OEinternational/australia.htm
- Outdoor education news articles
http://www.wilderdom.com/newsOE.html
- Preface: A personal introduction to the Outdoor Education Research & Evaluation Center
http://www.wilderdom.com/Preface.html
- 10 most popular outdoor education pages on this site
http://www.wilderdom.com/popular.html
 

New Links Categories

Experiential education, character education, & camping

Adventure therapy

Leadership, facilitation, staff training, & industry issues

Management & corporate

Nature & wilderness

Philosophy & theory

Research & evaluation

Risk, challenge, & safety

Writing & publishing

Quotes

Programs, games & activities

History, trends & future

Miscellaneous

 


Experiential Education, Character Education, & Camping


 

Adventure Therapy


 

Leadership, Facilitation, Staff Training & Industry issues


Management & Corporate


Nature & Wilderness


Philosophy & Theory


Research & Evaluation


Risk, Challenge, & Safety


Writing & Publishing


Quotes

 


Programs, Games & Activities


History, Trends & Future


Miscellaneous