Periodical (Journal)

ISSN  :   1472-9679 ( Print )   |   1754-0402 ( Online )   Active
Aim & Scope

The Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning is an official publication of the Institute for Outdoor Learning. The main purpose of the journal is to provide a central point and place of reference for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship on adventure and the outdoors as media for learning, as well as recreation. The journal aims to promote dialogue, research, thinking, teaching and practice from critical perspectives in the fields of adventure education and outdoor learning. It intends to publish papers concerned with social, cultural, political, ethical and environmental issues in the outdoor studies field. ‘Outdoor Learning’ is a broad term that includes: outdoor play in the early years, school grounds projects, environmental education, recreational and adventure activities, personal and social development programmes, expeditions, team building, leadership training, management development, education for sustainability, adventure therapy. ‘Adventure Education’ refers to educational implications of activities which are perceived to have elements of personal, social or psychological risk. Papers that report on research with a wide international interest are especially welcome, as are papers engaging with critical, theoretical and methodological perspectives. [1]

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