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By Margaret Robertson, Ruth Lawrence, Gregory Heath

The gap is open air. The event is own and the adventure might be solitary or happen in teams. casual or formal the locations visited are websites of studying. Locked in reminiscence our reports within the outside are a relentless resource of wonderment and nutrition to refill our experience of wellness. Our studies within the outside can undergo within the summary as rules for constructing a feeling of a good lived lifestyles. they could additionally draw us again to locations and reenergise the physique. actual and emotional health collides within the unforeseen occasions that flourish within the outside. Our readiness for amusement and private improvement are subjective states which this e-book demanding situations. Traversing the panorama of the outside the gathering of chapters contained variety from the theoretical to the sensible together with options for instructing and studying which are transdisciplinary. With rules for practitioners in addition to considerate examining for readers of various a long time and pursuits this ebook contains contributions from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, uk and Canada.

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The concept of adventure can be perceived as an element of friluftsliv or in a more simplistic way as an independent concept with a strong focus on physical and mental demands or challenges (action, risk, challenge, effectiveness, functionalism, personal development) (Andkjær, 2009). In Denmark, and maybe in general, it raises questions about how we as outdoor educators create goals for our students, set timeframes, and structure a trip (or expedition). ) and as advocated by Wattchow and Brown (2011), a place-responsive pedagogy where educators and students reflect on both nature and cultural (historical, social, geographical) experience and knowledge.

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This finding underlines that both landscape and culture seem to have a significant impact on our students, before they meet our Outdoor Education programs. In contrast to the Danish landscape, space, time, and magnitude hold another dimension when you approach Canada. Once passing Greenland and Baffin Island, as I flew to Canada, it took another two hours (at 800 km/hour) to travel across the tundra of Canada’s Nunavut and Northwest Territories. For hours there were no signs of civilization apart from a few industrial installations.

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