Thomas Macqueen University of Tasmania   Outdoor Education is a field which has contention in literature around whether it has the merit to be considered as a teaching discipline, with specific content to offer. One explanation for this contention is...
  • April 3, 2018
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Ms Ella Carmichael1, Ms Kathleen Pleasants1 1La Trobe University White water kayaking is an outdoor adventure activity used in various outdoor education settings. The white water environment may be perceived as male-dominated, and this, along with other factors, has been...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Mark Oates1 1The Hutchins School Would you or your students like to carry lighter loads? Are you interested in new technologies? Have you gotten to an age where you now value your knees or need to protect them? What...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Shane Mcaloon1 1The Hutchins School Education is a dynamic environment.  Full of promise and potential, with an equal dose of pressures and pitfalls. Students and teachers of today need to navigate their way through this environment, with its ever...
  • November 9, 2017
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Miss Catherine Lamb1,2 1The Institute Of Positive Education, 2Timbertop, Geelong Grammar School The Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School has grown fairly organically since 1952. It is a unique, year-long residential outdoor educational experience. The ‘wisdom of the past’ was...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr Ken Kingston1 1Hutchins School Rites of Passage and mentoring young people is becoming increasingly important and along with concepts of positive psychology, is contributing as key components of experiential and outdoor education programs.  Although not a new concept, Rites...
  • November 9, 2017
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Mr David Hills1,2, Dr Glyn Thomas2 1Brisbane Grammar School, 2The University of the Sunshine Coast Digital technology has become an integrated part of the modern day educational experience and it has never been more important to encourage students to develop...
  • November 9, 2017
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A/Prof. Tonia Gray1, Sandy Allen-Craig2, Dr Cathryn Carpenter3, Dr Val Nicholls4 1Western Sydney University, 2Australian Catholic University, 3Independent Scholar, 4Independent Scholar and Practitioner The purpose/aim/research question of the presentation At the 17th NOEC in 2016 Sandy, Cathryn and Tonia challenged...
  • November 9, 2017
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Ms Joelle Breault-hood1 1Western Sydney University We live in a visual culture that inundates us with images of an idealised body based on dominant Western societal and media influences. The body has become an object, a site of production and...
  • November 9, 2017
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