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The outdoor classroom

The outdoor classroom

integrating learning and adventure


  • 192 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Hampton Press in Cresskill, N.J .
Written in English

  • Outdoor education,
  • Experiential learning,
  • Adventure education,
  • Critical pedagogy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by James R. Jelmberg, Greg S. Goodman.
    ContributionsJelmberg, James R., Goodman, Greg S., 1949-
    LC ClassificationsLB1047 .O983 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16692859M
    ISBN 101572737980, 1572737999
    ISBN 109781572737983, 9781572737990
    LC Control Number2007041001

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