Historical Development of Outdoor Education

Outline

1. TRIBAL LIFE

"Once upon a time…."

"Education was a way of..."

"Most OE programs emulate some..."

2. CIVILIZATION

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6 Declines of Modern Youth
(Dr. Kurt Hahn, 1930s)

4 Antidotes of Modern Ills
(Dr. Kurt Hahn, 1930s)

Outward Bound was NOT the first OE Program

3. POST-INDUSTRIALIZATION

21st Century Western Society

Responding to 21st Century Needs

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International Life Cycle
(Priest, 1999)

Outdoor Education Internationally

5. TRENDS

"Proliferation of OE programming"