Adventure-Based Education: Its Philosophy, Process, and Practice

From: Volume XIV, Issue 2: Winter 1994 Pages 74-93

Abstract

Adventure-based education is a nontraditional approach to learning. It uses adventure activities within the context of unique environmental and social settings to create metaphors that are applied to the broader context of life. Adventure-based education seeks to achieve traditional educational outcomes related to attitudinal objectives and social sensitivities. This article will provide an overview of the history, philosophy, learning theory, and program structure origins of adventure-based education.

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