Outdoor learning: a many splendoured thing

Loynes, Christopher (2012) Outdoor learning: a many splendoured thing. Horizons, 59 . pp. 6-8.

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Abstract

It’s hard to keep up with the many names under which outdoor learning is developing at the moment – forest schools, learning outside the classroom (LOtC), bushcraft, adventure learning, outdoor therapy, etc. It is sometimes easy to forget that the term ‘outdoor learning’ was only developed 12 years ago in the process of forming the Institute for Outdoor Learning as the national body, after heated debates about the alternatives. It’s hard to keep up with the many names under which outdoor learning is developing at the moment – forest schools, learning outside the classroom (LOtC), bushcraft, adventure learning, outdoor therapy, etc. It is sometimes easy to forget that the term ‘outdoor learning’ was only developed 12 years ago in the process of forming the Institute for Outdoor Learning as the national body, after heated debates about the alternatives.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Horizons
Publisher: Institute for Outdoor Learning
ISSN: 1462-0677
Departments: Outdoor Studies
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2018 13:01
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2018 20:58
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3705

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