Psychological Aspects of Outdoor Education:
Exploratory Papers (Vol. 1)

James Neill (Editor), in preparation


 

 

This e-book explores how various aspects of psychology can be applied to outdoor education.

Psychological theories, models and techniques can help in the development of innovative and effective processes in outdoor education.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

 Comments About Change and Psychological Aspects of Outdoor Education
James Neill

Working With Stereotypes of Adventure in Outdoor Education
 Jose Gonzalez

How Can Outdoor Education Programs Be Designed and Conducted to Enhance the Achievement Motivation of Participants?
KC Hinkley

How Can Outdoor Education Programs Enhance Cross-Cultural Competence?
Sheila Fabrizio

Using Ecopsychology in Outdoor Education Programs
Andy Corbin

How Can Drama Be Used to Enhance Outdoor Education Programs?
 Jordana DeZeeuw

How Can Existential Intelligence Be Promoted in Expedition-Style Outdoor Education Programs?
Nikki McLeod

How Can Outdoor Education Programs Develop Participants' Spiritual Sense of Meaning?
Todd Patenaude

How Can Flow Experiences Be Facilitated in Outdoor Education Programs?
Bill Jacox

An Exploration of Possible Methods for Using Ropes/Challenge Courses to Develop Multiple Intelligences
Ekaterini Vlamis

How Can Rock Climbing Be Used To Assess Learning Styles?
Sydney Sauber

How Can Social Capital Be Built Through Wilderness Orientation Programs?
Brent Bell

How Can Social Psychology Be Used to Increase Social Inclusion in Adventure Groups?
Norm Staunton

How Can Concerns Theory Be Used to Enhance Outdoor Education Staff Development?
Mike Kern

How Can Social Support Amongst Outdoor Education Staff Be Improved?
Jeff Frigon

Appendix: Psychological Aspects of Outdoor Education Course Syllabus