Understanding Educational Expeditions

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Overview

This book explores theory that can be used to inform how educational expeditions are conceptualised, planned, and facilitated. The contributors offer a wide range of perspectives through which expeditions for educational purposes can be considered. Eleven accessible chapters examine the following topics:

- The British Youth Expedition: Cultural and Historical Perspectives
- Virtue Ethics and Expeditions
- Interactionism and Expeditions
- The Expedition and Rites of Passage
- Science on Expeditions
- Choices, Values, and Untidy Processes: Personal, Social, and Health Education on Educational Expeditions
- Expeditions and Liberal Arts University Education
- Understanding Heritage Travel: Story, Place, and Technology
- Expeditions for People with Disabilities
- Ethics for Expeditions
- Current Issues

Aiming to bridge theory and practice, each chapter outlines relevant literature, highlights key areas for consideration, and offers suggestions for real-world application. The book will be of interest to researchers, university students, expedition organisers, and outdoor instructors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789460911231
  • Publisher: Sense Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/11/2009
  • Pages: 134
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.29 (d)

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