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About the Author
Bruce Martin, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. He developed and implemented an accredited baccalaureate degree program in outdoor leadership at Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska, and has five years of experience teaching both theoretically oriented and practically based outdoor leadership courses at the college and university level. He has worked as a camp counselor, professional river guide, and Outward Bound instructor. Martin is a member of the Wilderness Education Association, the American Canoe Association, and the Association for Experiential Education. He serves as the Rocky Mountain Region chair for the latter association. Martin is a whitewater kayak instructor trainer for the American Canoe Association, and he is a master educator for Leave No Trace, Inc. He also is the author of Wayside Attractions: The Negotiation of Aspirations and Careers Among African-American Adolescent Males in an Urban Alternative School.
Christine Cashel, EdD, is a professor of leisure studies at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. She has taught elementary, middle school, and college students for 33 years and has taught outdoor leadership courses for the Wilderness Education Association for 23 years. She is also a master educator for Leave No Trace, Inc. She regularly presents at various national conferences and has presented papers four times in Japan in the last six years. She is most proud of her students who have continued to inspire others through the power of the outdoors.
Mark Wagstaff, EdD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation, parks and tourism at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. He has taught outdoor leadership and adventure education in the college setting for 13 years and has served as a professional river guide for more than 10 years. He has been an instructor for Outward Bound and Wilderness Education Association and has led outdoor adventures in Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Nepal. Wagstaff managed the outdoor program at Oklahoma State University for five years and is a master educator for Leave No Trace, Inc. He has developed curriculum and instructed for Wilderness Education Association and served as that association's executive director for three years. He is also a member of the American Canoe Association and the Association for Experiential Education.
Mary Breunig, MS, has been involved in outdoor and experiential education for 16 years. She spent 7 of those years leading outdoor wilderness trips year-round. Currently, Breunig is a PhD candidate in the educational studies program at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, where she teaches full-time in the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism. She teaches courses in outdoor leadership, outdoor education, and experiential education, in addition to a number of field-based courses.
Breunig's research interests include the study of integrated wilderness trip programs and issues of social justice in outdoor education. Her research examines the intersection of the fields of experiential education and critical pedagogy. She is co-editor of the Journal of Experiential Education. Breunig lives in a cabin in the woods with her husband, Tim O'Connell, and their dog, Ridge.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Building Core Competencies
Part I. Foundations of Outdoor LeadershipChapter 1. The Journey BeginsWhat Is Outdoor Leadership?Understanding Leadership in Outdoor Education and RecreationProfessional-Development PortfolioSummarySelected References
Chapter 2. History of Outdoor LeadershipDude Ranches and Guide ServicesOrganized Camping MovementScouting MovementOutward Bound MovementProfessionalization of Outdoor LeadershipSummarySelected References
Chapter 3. Professional DevelopmentElements of a ProfessionPlaces That Use Outdoor LeadersProfessional AssociationsProfessional PracticeSummarySelected References
Part II. Outdoor Leadership TheoryChapter 4. Theories of LeadershipHistory of LeadershipEarly Leadership TheoriesTransactional Versus Transformational LeadershipContemporary Leadership TheoriesSummarySelected References
Chapter 5. Leadership in PracticeLeadership QualitiesLeadership PowerLeadership StylesLeadership ModelsCaring LeadersSummarySelected References
Chapter 6. Judgment and Decision MakingJudgmentDecision-Making ProcessDecision-Making ModelsDecision-Making MethodsDecision Making and Leadership StylesSummarySelected References
Chapter 7. Values and EthicsValues and Ethics in Outdoor LeadershipSix Stages of Moral DevelopmentEthic of Care and Ethic of JusticeProfessionalism in Outdoor LeadershipModel for Ethical DecisionsSummarySelected References
Part III. Teaching and FacilitationChapter 8. Understanding FacilitationGoals of FacilitationChallenges in FacilitationDeveloping Facilitation SkillsSummarySelected References
Chapter 9. Facilitating Personal DevelopmentNature of Human DevelopmentTheories of Human DevelopmentConsiderations for Outdoor LeadershipSummarySelected References
Chapter 10. Facilitating Group DevelopmentGroup Development TheoryProcess of Group DevelopmentExpedition BehaviorSummarySelected References
Chapter 11. Challenge Course LeadershipChallenge Course ProfessionChallenge Course ProgramsKey Leadership FunctionsLeader CompetenciesInclusionSummarySelected References
Chapter 12. Teaching StrategiesExperiential EducationOutdoor Teaching TechniquesLesson PlanningSummarySelected References
Part IV. Resource and Program ManagementChapter 13. Parks and Protected Areas ManagementGeneral Concepts in Natural Resource ManagementFederal Parks and Protected Areas ManagementWilderness and Backcountry AreasState and Municipal Parks and Protected Areas ManagementUsing Parks and Protected AreasSummarySelected References
Chapter 14. Environmental StewardshipEnvironmental EthicsEcological LiteracyEnvironmental Preservation Through EducationLeave No TraceSummarySelected References
Chapter 15. Program ManagementProgram DesignAdministrative DutiesProgram EvaluationSummarySelected References
Chapter 16. Safety and Risk ManagementPractical Aspects of Risk ManagementLegal Aspects of Risk ManagementProcess of Risk ManagementEmergency ManagementJudgment and Decision Making in Risk ManagementSummarySelected References
Chapter 17. Expedition PlanningTrip PurposePREPARE SystemLogisticsSummarySelected References
AppendixGlossaryIndexAbout the Authors