The Backcountry Classroom, 2nd: Lessons, Tools, and Activities for Teaching Outdoor Leaders / Edition 2

The Backcountry Classroom, 2nd: Lessons, Tools, and Activities for Teaching Outdoor Leaders / Edition 2

by Wilderness Education Wilderness Education Association, Bruce F. Bonney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0762728205

ISBN-13: 9780762728206

Pub. Date: 09/01/2005

Publisher: Falcon Press Publishing

Tools for Training Tomorrow's Outdoor Leaders

If you are teaching future outdoor leaders the basics of running a safe, enjoyable, and environmentally sound expedition, let The Backcountry Classroom be your companion. It's designed to train instructors and students in the essentials of outdoor leadership based on the Wilderness Education Association's (WEA)

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Tools for Training Tomorrow's Outdoor Leaders

If you are teaching future outdoor leaders the basics of running a safe, enjoyable, and environmentally sound expedition, let The Backcountry Classroom be your companion. It's designed to train instructors and students in the essentials of outdoor leadership based on the Wilderness Education Association's (WEA) nationally recognized eighteen-point curriculum.
A valuable resource in the classroom as well as in the field, the book is formatted into forty-eight chapters that describe the learning outcomes, the body of knowledge, and the materials needed for teaching about a specific topic within the curriculum. This second edition expands its coverage of outdoor topics, plus it contains all-new chapters intended to develop teaching skills, good judgment, and decision-making abilities. New hands-on exercises-called "Challenges"-transform the lessons into engaging and memorable interactive learning experiences.
Topics Include:
" Teaching and Learning
" Backpack Fitting and Packing
" Campsite Selection
" Canoeing and Sea Kayaking
" Considerations for Top Roping
" Crisis Management
" Introduction to Knots
" Decision Making
" Environmental Ethics
" Expedition Behavior
" Food Protection
" Group Orienting and Monitoring
" Hiking
0" Interpretation of Natural and Cultural Environments
" Introduction to GPS
" Leadership
" Map Interpretation
" Trip Planning
" Waterfront Safety

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762728206
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Falcon Guides Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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