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Outdoor education in historical perspective

Outdoor education in historical perspective The introduction sets out the scope of the special issue and suggests areas for further research.Design/methodology/approachThis introductory article sets out the rationale and contents of the special issue of History of Education Review on “Outdoor Education in Historical Perspective”. It briefly summarizes the existing state of research and introduces the six articles that comprise the issue.FindingsThe introduction identifies four particular themes that arise from the existing literature and from the diverse contributions to this special issue: transculturality; space and place; religion and spirituality; and personality/personalities.Originality/valueThis special issue contains six original contributions to the study of the history of outdoor education, focussing on different locations in Europe and North America. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png History of Education Review Emerald Publishing

Outdoor education in historical perspective

History of Education Review , Volume 49 (1): 7 – Jun 30, 2020

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Emerald Publishing
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© Emerald Publishing Limited
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0819-8691
DOI
10.1108/her-04-2020-0022
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Abstract

The introduction sets out the scope of the special issue and suggests areas for further research.Design/methodology/approachThis introductory article sets out the rationale and contents of the special issue of History of Education Review on “Outdoor Education in Historical Perspective”. It briefly summarizes the existing state of research and introduces the six articles that comprise the issue.FindingsThe introduction identifies four particular themes that arise from the existing literature and from the diverse contributions to this special issue: transculturality; space and place; religion and spirituality; and personality/personalities.Originality/valueThis special issue contains six original contributions to the study of the history of outdoor education, focussing on different locations in Europe and North America.

Journal

History of Education ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 30, 2020

Keywords: Outdoor education; Space and place; Kurt Hahn

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