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Call Number: Central Stacks (1st-5th Floors) LB1027.23 .S596 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Following brief snapshots of John Dewey and Kurt Hahn, the book is organized in four sections: Philosophers and Educational Theorists, Nature Educators and Outdoor Educators, Psychologists and Sociologists, and School and Program Founders. Each chapter focuses on an individual whose philosophy and practice exemplify experiential education. An appendix includes short biographical sketches of forty-five additional people whose contributions to experiential education deserve a closer look.
Last Child in the Woods
Call Number: Central Stacks (1st-5th Floors) BF353.5.N37 L68 2008
In his landmark work Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv brought together cutting-edge studies that pointed to direct exposure to nature as essential for a child's healthy physical and emotional development. Now this new edition updates the growing body of evidence linking the lack of nature in children's lives and the rise in obesity, attention disorders, and depression.
The book breaks new ground by placing OCyoutdoor learningOCO in a theoretical, historical and social context of changing understandings of children, childhood and the use of the outdoors. The books approach is based on the premise that ideas phase in and out
In this book we take the reader on a journey through the various curriculum reforms that have emerged in the USA around the idea of conducting education outdoors - through initiatives such as nature-study, camping education, adventure education, environmental education, experiential education and place based education.
Call Number: Central Stacks (1st-5th Floors) GF21 .B56 199
"Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world.The Biophilia Hypothesis brings together the views of some of the most creative scientists of our time, each attempting to amplify and refine the concept of biophilia. The variety of perspectives -- psychological, biological, cultural, symbolic, and aesthetic -- frame the theoretical issues by presenting empirical evidence that supports or refutes the hypothesis.
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Academic Video Online consists of eight streaming video collections: American History in Video, Art and Architecture in Video, Dance Online: Dance in Video, Filmakers Library Online, Music Online: Opera in Video, New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present, Theatre in Video: Volume I & Volume II, and World History in Video. The collection includes documentaries, full-length feature films, film shorts, dance productions, dramatic performances, archival footage, and newsreels.