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... Health and Wellness Through Adventure Programming Alan Ewert John Muir Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds blow their own freshness into you...

Philosophy and Theory of Adventure Education

Adventure Education : Theory and Applications

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...Philosophy is . . . the front trench in the siege of truth. Science is the captured territory, and behind it are those secure regions in which knowledge and art build our imperfect and marvelous world.© Getty ImagesBoth philosophy...

State of OAE Research

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

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... with exploring what Ewert refers to as the “black box.„ Although the majority of research in experiential learning has focused on outcomes, because doing so is pragmatically interesting and useful (for example, to help to secure funding),...

Evolving Trends and Issues

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

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... traditional outdoor recreation users (Ewert et al., 2006). Any discussion about use levels and types of use within the context of OAE must include an understanding of the setting, the type of activity or experience being studied, and who has...

Outdoor Adventure in Contemporary Practice

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

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... to Ewert and Wu (2007), educational trips and guided trips differ on a number of variables including types of clients, client expectations, levels of risk, and technical skills (figure 3.2). Educational adventure programs (EAPs) can be thought...

Extant Theories and Key Constructs in Outdoor Adventure Education

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

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... and generating and maintaining trust. Thus emotional intelligence can be considered an important component for dealing effectively with people in naturalistic settings, such as those often inherent in OAE. Hayashi and Ewert (2006) conducted surveys...

Managing Motivation, Risk, Fear, and Stress

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

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... activities (rock climbing, whitewater paddling, mountaineering, etc.) In addition, gender is considered an important variable of study because research (Estes & Ewert, 1988; Thapa, Confer, & Mendelson, 2004) has found motivational differences...

Improving Research

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

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... of the previously identified research gaps (Ewert, 1989). For example, much work has been done on fear and anxiety in the outdoors (Drebing et al., 1987; Ewert, 1988a; 1988b), and self-efficacy has been one of the primary outcomes of interest (Probst &...

Theoretical Constructs Used in Outdoor Adventure Education

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

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... the course, the participant becomes involved in a leadership position in her community. Did the OAE experience cause the participant to take the position? The answer is probably, but many other variables might have also come into play; see Ewert &...

Overview of Outdoor Adventure Education

Alan W. Ewert

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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Jim Sibthorp

Jim Sibthorp, PhD, is 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. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Adventure Education : Foundations, Theory, and Research

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

1

... in a wilderness-like setting or through nature and physical skills development to promote interpersonal growth or enhance physical skills in outdoor pursuits (Gilbertson, Bates, McLaughlin, & Ewert, 2006, p. 8.) Because it can be applied...