Learning for sustainability: the role and impact of outdoor and environmental education centres

Ballantyne, Roy and Packer, Jan Learning for sustainability: the role and impact of outdoor and environmental education centres. St Lucia, QLD, Australia: School of Tourism, University of Queensland, 2008.

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Author Ballantyne, Roy
Packer, Jan
Title Learning for sustainability: the role and impact of outdoor and environmental education centres
Place of Publication St Lucia, QLD, Australia
Publisher School of Tourism, University of Queensland
Publication year 2008
Sub-type Research book (original research)
Open Access Status
ISBN 9781864999129
1864999128
Language eng
Start page 1
End page 42
Total number of pages 42
Subjects 1506 Tourism
Formatted Abstract/Summary
This project was designed to improve our understanding of the role and impact of nature-based environmental learning experiences, identify factors that facilitate learning for sustainability, and develop empirically-based principles to support Outdoor and Environmental Education Centres (O&EECs) in providing effective education for sustainability. The project builds on previous research which identified productive pedagogies (effective teaching strategies) in classroom contexts, and extends these to incorporate additional pedagogies that are effective in supporting learning in natural environments...
Keyword Environmental education -- Queensland
Outdoor education -- Queensland
Environmental sciences -- Study and teaching -- Queensland
Q-Index Code AX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes This project was undertaken with the support of an ARC Linkage Grant, with Industry Partner Education Queensland. We are grateful to the research assistants who contributed to the data collection: Michele Leiminer, Petra Skoien, and Mark Crome. We also acknowledge the contribution of Cam Mackenzie, Noeleen Rowntree and Ron Tooth, who have been closely involved in all stages of the project planning and implementation.

 
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