Outdoor Education/Scope of outdoor education

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This chapter describes what outdoor education is and isn't, definitions, similar terms and concepts, and how the meaning/interpretation of outdoor education may have varied over time and across cultures.


There are many definitions of outdoor education, e.g.,:

  1. Outdoor education involves experiential learning in, through, and about natural environments.
  2. Knapp stated that Place-Based Education is also known as environmental education, outdoor education, service learning, or experiential education (2005, p. 278).

Key sources for more information about the definition of outdoor education include:

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