Contemporary Approaches to Outdoor Learning Animals, the Environment and New Methods

This book explores contemporary developments in outdoor learning, where the outdoors is seen as the context rather than the subject of learning. Ranging from pathfinder pieces written by practitioners to rigorous research-based pieces of work, the book explores the growing interest in animals as the...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Cutting, Roger (Editor), Passy, Rowena (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
Series:Palgrave Studies in Alternative Education
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction: widening the circle of compassion Roger Cutting and Rowena Passy: University of Plymouth
  • Chapter 2: The scenic route to academic attainment via emotional wellbeing outdoors Mel McCree: Bath Spa University
  • Chapter 3: The Outdoors as a Focus for Developing Teacher-Pupil Relationships Kelly Davis: University of Plymouth
  • Chapter 4: The Changing Nature of Environmental Education Practice Rachel Manning: University of Exeter
  • Chapter 5: Developing Ocean Literacy through Marine Citizen Science in the South West of England John Hepburn: Ocean Discoverability Project Manager, Alun Morgan: University of Plymouth
  • Chapter 6: Sailing for social adversity: an activity seeking social purpose Andrew Wills, Honorary Lecturer University of Plymouth
  • Chapter 7: Learning with purpose: giving the young permission to build the future Lewis Winks: University of Exeter
  • Chapter 15: Dogs in schools: teaching about love and care Faith Jones, Dogs Trust
  • Chapter 16: Emotional mapping: experiences in Paignton Zoo Philip Knowling, Paignton Zoo
  • Chapter 17: The role of animals in school farms Murray Saunders, University of Lancaster
  • Chapter 18: Conclusion Roger Cutting and Rowena Passy, University of Plymouth
  • Chapter 8: Place based pedagogies and professional identities Dr Orla Kelly: Dublin City University.-Chapter 9: Becomings of (Eco)Identities with Dialogue, Place and Personal Narrative Rosamonde Birch: University of Plymouth
  • Chapter 10: Gone Rogue: Rewilding Education in Alternative Outdoor Learning Environments Professor Tonia Gray: Western Sydney University
  • Chapter 11: The Therapeutic Use of Farming Practices: lessons learnt from the first two operational years at Lakeside Care Farm Dean Sherwin: The Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
  • Chapter 12: Fear over facts: recognising the impact of early learning about animals on outdoor education Fiona Cooke: The Donkey Sanctuary, UK
  • Chapter 13: ‘Between the worlds of lost and found’: The reciprocal relationship between excluded individuals and excluded animals. Dr Roger Cutting: Plymouth University
  • Chapter 14: Animals as catalysts for learning, personal growth and enlightenment Ben Hart: The Donkey Sanctuary, UK