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The Development and Implementation of Outdoor-Based Secondary School Integrated Programs


Comishin, K and Dyment, JE and Potter, TG and Russell, CL, The Development and Implementation of Outdoor-Based Secondary School Integrated Programs, Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 3, (1) pp. 47-53. ISSN 1533-015X (2004) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1080/15330150490270631


Four teachers share the challenges they faced when creating and running outdoor-focused secondary school integrated programs in British Columbia, Canada. The five most common challenges were funding constraints, insufficient support from administrators and colleagues, time constraints, liability and risk management, and inadequate skills and qualifications. The teachers also share their strategies for meeting these challenges. It is hoped that this article will help teachers who are interested in starting their own outdoor-related integrated program be better prepared and thus able to make their own professional dreams a reality.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Specialist studies in education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Dyment, JE (Associate Professor Janet Dyment)
ID Code:30253
Year Published:2004
Deposited By:Geography and Environmental Studies
Deposited On:2004-08-01
Last Modified:2013-03-06

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