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Expedition: Itsplace in outdoorenvironmentaleducationprogramsOEEDU6002 Expeditioning - Week 1
What is anexpedition?
What is anexpedition?Perceptions vary enormously...
Adventure?
Science?
Defining expeditions
Defining expeditionsThree foundations
Journey:specific or ‘walk about’                           6
Journey:specific or ‘walk about’• Physical exertion: stretch comfort zones  leading to growth compared to tiredness  limit...
Journey:specific or ‘walk about’• Physical exertion: stretch comfort zones  leading to growth compared to tiredness  limit...
Some degree ofuncertainty
Some degree ofuncertainty• Outcome not definite, decisions made and behaviours occurring during expedition influence outco...
Some degree ofuncertainty• Outcome not definite, decisions made and  behaviours occurring during expedition  influence out...
SelfsufficiencyRelated to cause and effectrelationships
Why anexpedition ?
• Changes in contemporary social culture:  - balance looking inwards for the source of their    values and look externally...
• Changes in contemporary social culture:  - balance looking inwards for the source of their    values and look externally...
• Changes in contemporary social culture:  - balance looking inwards for the source of their    values and look externally...
• Changes in contemporary social culture:  - balance looking inwards for the source of their    values and look externally...
What are the outcomes?
Contrasting expedition with every daylife appears to encourage individualreflection, experience leads to peopleunderstandi...
Shift from people centred thinking toland centred thinking, wilderness assacred place compared to playingfield.
Develop the ecological self: prioritiesrediscovered: love, belonging, family,community, sharing, love of nature
4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning
4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment
4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment• being true to oneself
4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment• being true to oneself• relationships: dialogue  contribution
4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment• being true to oneself• relationships: dialogue  contribution• post ...
Benefits of expeditions                     16
Benefits of expeditions                     16
• Enjoyment of natureBenefits of expeditions                        16
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewalBenefits of expeditions                        16
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual  journeyBenefits of expeditions                          ...
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual  journey• Facilitation to enhance  spiritual journeyBenef...
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual  journey• Facilitation to enhance  spiritual journey• Att...
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual  journey• Facilitation to enhance  spiritual journey• Att...
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual    journey•   Facilitation to enhance    spiritual journe...
• Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual    journey•   Facilitation to enhance    spiritual journe...
• Enjoyment of nature           • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal               compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritua...
• Enjoyment of nature           • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal               compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritua...
• Enjoyment of nature           • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal               compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritua...
• Enjoyment of nature           • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal               compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritua...
• Enjoyment of nature           • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal                 compassion, nature• Metaphor for spirit...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions1   Set aside time for people to think,    talk and write about spi...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions2   Focus debriefing sessions on the    spiritual nature of experie...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions3   Take people out of their ‘normal     environments’    Allison, ...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions4   Create opportunities for people    to be significantly affected...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions5   Encourage activities that help    people to explore their conne...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions6   Take advantage of the environment by telling    participants ab...
Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions7   Encourage people to consider their    world view: i.e. individu...
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  • Let’s take and Antarctic example...\n
  • Perceptions vary enormously\n e.g. Antarctica – adventure, scientific aim…\n
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  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition\n
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  • Peter Allison (2002) found these were some of the outcomes of an expedition\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) found these were some of the outcomes of an expedition\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) found these were some of the outcomes of an expedition\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition and found four key themes emerged\n 4 themes emerge from expeditioning: natural environment, being true to oneself, relationships: dialogue contribution, post expedition adjustment. The first three can be connected with our expo themes: Connections, self, Community and Leadership.\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition and found four key themes emerged\n 4 themes emerge from expeditioning: natural environment, being true to oneself, relationships: dialogue contribution, post expedition adjustment. The first three can be connected with our expo themes: Connections, self, Community and Leadership.\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition and found four key themes emerged\n 4 themes emerge from expeditioning: natural environment, being true to oneself, relationships: dialogue contribution, post expedition adjustment. The first three can be connected with our expo themes: Connections, self, Community and Leadership.\n
  • Peter Allison (2002) took a values approach to his investigation of the expedition and found four key themes emerged\n 4 themes emerge from expeditioning: natural environment, being true to oneself, relationships: dialogue contribution, post expedition adjustment. The first three can be connected with our expo themes: Connections, self, Community and Leadership.\n
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    1. 1. Expedition: Itsplace in outdoorenvironmentaleducationprogramsOEEDU6002 Expeditioning - Week 1
    2. 2. What is anexpedition?
    3. 3. What is anexpedition?Perceptions vary enormously...
    4. 4. Adventure?
    5. 5. Science?
    6. 6. Defining expeditions
    7. 7. Defining expeditionsThree foundations
    8. 8. Journey:specific or ‘walk about’ 6
    9. 9. Journey:specific or ‘walk about’• Physical exertion: stretch comfort zones leading to growth compared to tiredness limits learning and spiritual dimensions. 6
    10. 10. Journey:specific or ‘walk about’• Physical exertion: stretch comfort zones leading to growth compared to tiredness limits learning and spiritual dimensions.• Metaphor for our life journeys: help us understand ‘our story’ 6
    11. 11. Some degree ofuncertainty
    12. 12. Some degree ofuncertainty• Outcome not definite, decisions made and behaviours occurring during expedition influence outcome.
    13. 13. Some degree ofuncertainty• Outcome not definite, decisions made and behaviours occurring during expedition influence outcome.• How to cope with uncertainty: setting considered realistic by learners, a physical or psychological challenge is provided by the setting, appropriate degree of risk exists, diverse settings are integrated
    14. 14. SelfsufficiencyRelated to cause and effectrelationships
    15. 15. Why anexpedition ?
    16. 16. • Changes in contemporary social culture: - balance looking inwards for the source of their values and look externally to sources such as religion and community.
    17. 17. • Changes in contemporary social culture: - balance looking inwards for the source of their values and look externally to sources such as religion and community.• People searching for values: - dialogue and choice
    18. 18. • Changes in contemporary social culture: - balance looking inwards for the source of their values and look externally to sources such as religion and community.• People searching for values: - dialogue and choice• Involves: - individuals, groups and the environment in dynamic and changing relationships
    19. 19. • Changes in contemporary social culture: - balance looking inwards for the source of their values and look externally to sources such as religion and community.• People searching for values: - dialogue and choice• Involves: - individuals, groups and the environment in dynamic and changing relationships• Moral decay in society: - needs value development, self and community
    20. 20. What are the outcomes?
    21. 21. Contrasting expedition with every daylife appears to encourage individualreflection, experience leads to peopleunderstanding their story.
    22. 22. Shift from people centred thinking toland centred thinking, wilderness assacred place compared to playingfield.
    23. 23. Develop the ecological self: prioritiesrediscovered: love, belonging, family,community, sharing, love of nature
    24. 24. 4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning
    25. 25. 4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment
    26. 26. 4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment• being true to oneself
    27. 27. 4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment• being true to oneself• relationships: dialogue contribution
    28. 28. 4 themesemerge fromexpeditioning• natural environment• being true to oneself• relationships: dialogue contribution• post expedition adjustment
    29. 29. Benefits of expeditions 16
    30. 30. Benefits of expeditions 16
    31. 31. • Enjoyment of natureBenefits of expeditions 16
    32. 32. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewalBenefits of expeditions 16
    33. 33. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual journeyBenefits of expeditions 16
    34. 34. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual journey• Facilitation to enhance spiritual journeyBenefits of expeditions 16
    35. 35. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual journey• Facilitation to enhance spiritual journey• Attention, confidence and contemplationBenefits of expeditions 16
    36. 36. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual journey• Facilitation to enhance spiritual journey• Attention, confidence and contemplation• Benefits are sequentialBenefits of expeditions 16
    37. 37. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual journey• Facilitation to enhance spiritual journey• Attention, confidence and contemplation• Benefits are sequential• SolitudeBenefits of expeditions 16
    38. 38. • Enjoyment of nature• Spiritual renewal• Metaphor for spiritual journey• Facilitation to enhance spiritual journey• Attention, confidence and contemplation• Benefits are sequential• Solitude• Group trust and emotional safetyBenefits of expeditions 16
    39. 39. • Enjoyment of nature • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritual awareness and fitness journey• Facilitation to enhance spiritual journey• Attention, confidence and contemplation• Benefits are sequential• Solitude• Group trust and emotional safetyBenefits of expeditions 16
    40. 40. • Enjoyment of nature • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritual awareness and fitness journey • Relationships,• Facilitation to enhance appreciation. spiritual journey• Attention, confidence and contemplation• Benefits are sequential• Solitude• Group trust and emotional safetyBenefits of expeditions 16
    41. 41. • Enjoyment of nature • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritual awareness and fitness journey • Relationships,• Facilitation to enhance appreciation. spiritual journey • Emotional identity• Attention, confidence and contemplation• Benefits are sequential• Solitude• Group trust and emotional safetyBenefits of expeditions 16
    42. 42. • Enjoyment of nature • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritual awareness and fitness journey • Relationships,• Facilitation to enhance appreciation. spiritual journey • Emotional identity• Attention, confidence and • Leadership: influenced contemplation positively• Benefits are sequential• Solitude• Group trust and emotional safetyBenefits of expeditions 16
    43. 43. • Enjoyment of nature • Self concept,• Spiritual renewal compassion, nature• Metaphor for spiritual awareness and fitness journey • Relationships,• Facilitation to enhance appreciation. spiritual journey • Emotional identity• Attention, confidence and • Leadership: influenced contemplation positively• Benefits are sequential • Complexities associated• Solitude with expedition:• Group trust and multilayered: self, others, emotional safety environmentBenefits of expeditions 16
    44. 44. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions1 Set aside time for people to think, talk and write about spirituality such as journal writing, solos, meditation. Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    45. 45. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions2 Focus debriefing sessions on the spiritual nature of experiences as these are often emotionally intense. Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    46. 46. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions3 Take people out of their ‘normal environments’ Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    47. 47. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions4 Create opportunities for people to be significantly affected at an emotional level, such as exploring personal limits. Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    48. 48. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions5 Encourage activities that help people to explore their connections to each other. Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    49. 49. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions6 Take advantage of the environment by telling participants about the history of the area creating connections between their experiences and the human and non-human past of the environment. Knowledge of the environment can increase human-nature relationships. Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    50. 50. Seven suggestions forplanning andconducting expeditions7 Encourage people to consider their world view: i.e. individuals consider their connections with their past and with others (narrative understanding). Allison, Peter (2002). A study of youth expeditions. (unpublished)
    51. 51. Expedition Goals
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