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  1. adventure educationnoun

    The use of cooperative games, trust activities, problem solving initiatives, high adventure activities, and wilderness expeditions as a means of helping individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations engage in a change or growth process.

  2. adventure educationnoun

    outdoor education


  1. Adventure education

    Adventure education is the promotion of learning through adventure centered experiences. Adventure centered experiences can include a wide variety of activities, due to the different ways people experience adventure. Outdoor sports, challenge courses, races, and even indoor activities can be used in adventure education. Adventure education is related to adventure programming, adventure therapy, and outdoor education. It is an active process rather than a passive process of learning that requires active engagement from the learners as well as the instructors. Often adventure education is linked to an incorporation of all five senses within the experiences which can heighten the opportunities for learning and retaining information. The learning experiences within adventure education programs are structured for a potential increase in human performance and capacity. Sometimes the adventure lies more in the journey than the destination. The venture lies in the struggle, not in the prize.


  1. Adventure education

    Adventure education focuses on participating in activities with perceived risks and does not necessarily occur outdoors. Adventure education includes cooperative games, trust building activities, problem solving initiatives, high adventure activities and expedition leadership. as a part of an educational pursuit. Adventure education and adventure-based education are terms often used interchangeably. Adventure education is often the actual teaching of the adventure activities while adventure-based refers to the use of the activities for a broader educational purpose.

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  1. adventure education

    A method of education conducted by qualified teachers designed to target specific educational objectives. The activities involve elements of risk (usually perceived), and are characterized by uncertainty of outcome, and varying degrees of control by the students over the outcome.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 25, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adventure education in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adventure education in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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