Book reviews: Two views of experiential education

Loynes, Christopher (2015) Book reviews: Two views of experiential education. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 15 (3). pp. 261-263.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/14729679.2015.1027101

Abstract

This book review written by Chris Loynes focuses on two books: "John Dewey and education outdoors: making sense of the ‘educational situation’ through more than a century of progressive reforms" by John Quay and Jayson Seaman (Sense Publishing, 2013) and "Beyond learning by doing: theoretical currents in experiential education" by Jay W. Roberts (Routledge, 2012).

It was a pleasure to read two excellently written and thought-provoking books that apply educational theory and philosophy to support a deeper understanding of outdoor education or, as both books point out, the many forms of outdoor educations. These books offer a valuable lens into and a critique of education as practiced in western societies and, increasingly, further afield.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
ISSN: 1754-0402
Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Science, Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies > Outdoor Studies
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2016 16:08
Last Modified: 30 May 2017 12:15
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2047

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