Sourcebook of Experiential Education: Key Thinkers and Their by Thomas E. Smith,Clifford E. Knapp

By Thomas E. Smith,Clifford E. Knapp

Experiential schooling is a philosophy and technique for construction wisdom, constructing talents, and clarifying values by means of enticing newbies in direct adventure and centred mirrored image. to appreciate experiential schooling, what should still one be analyzing? This sourcebook introduces philosophers, educators, and different practitioners whose paintings is suitable to someone looking solutions to this query. Following short snapshots of John Dewey and Kurt Hahn, the ebook is prepared in 4 sections:

  • Philosophers and academic Theorists

  • Nature Educators and outside Educators

  • Psychologists and Sociologists

  • School and software Founders.

Each bankruptcy specializes in someone whose philosophy and perform exemplify a biographical and ancient version for attaining a deeper realizing of experiential schooling. An appendix comprises brief biographical sketches of forty-five extra humans whose contributions to experiential schooling deserve a more in-depth glance. This quantity presents a much-needed evaluate and foundations for the field – for college students in classes addressing experiential schooling, problem schooling, outside experiential schooling, game schooling, and similar fields; for studying theorists and curriculum experts; for experiential educators; and for academic philosophers.

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