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Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming Field Handbook-3rd Edition

Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming Field Handbook-3rd Edition

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    Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming Field Handbook, Third Edition, presents key models, concepts, and checklists from the text in an abbreviated form that is easily accessed and referenced in the field. Refreshers on the most important concepts from the text are at your fingertips in this field handbook; use either the topically arranged table of contents or the alphabetical table of contents to quickly locate the information you need.

    Table of Contents

    Outdoor Leadership and the Brick Wall
    Modified Accident Equation
    Danger Analysis
    Adapted Crisis Management
    Environmental Checklists
    Six Stages of Outdoor Trips
    Trip-Planning Checklist
    Outward Bound Process Model
    Three Types of Transfer
    Four Phases of Experiential Learning
    Six Philosophical Questions
    Three Types of Ethics
    Understand Nonnegotiable Values
    Professional Ethics
    Moral Reasoning Model
    Adventure Experience Paradigm
    Competence Effectance
    Conditional Leadership Model
    Flexible Style for Group Leadership
    Communication and Feedback
    Listening and Speaking Checklists
    Six Steps for Conflict Resolution
    Learning
    Learning Gradient
    Teaching
    Seven Instructional Combinations
    Facilitation Checklists
    Facilitation Overview
    Fundamentals
    Funneling
    Nonverbal Alternatives
    Freezing
    Frontloading
    Fortifying
    Focusing
    Framing
    Group Decision Making
    Fifty Decision-Making Biases
    Creative Decision Making
    Multiphasic Problem Solving
    Five Breakdowns
    Sound Judgment and Refraction
    A Dozen Heuristics
    Intuition and Judgment Checklist
    Competency Framework

    About the Author

    Both Simon Priest and Mike Gass are subject matter experts in outdoor leadership, adventure programming, and the facilitation of learning and change. They have separately authored hundreds of publications, presented thousands of experiential workshops, and delivered dozens of keynote addresses for conferences. They have taught in more than 60 nations around the world, and they enjoy collaborating on scholarly endeavors and climbing mountains together.

    Dr. Simon Priest is a Canadian from Burnaby, British Columbia (near Vancouver). His areas of expertise include corporate training and development, wilderness resource management, and adventure travel and ecotourism. In addition to being a dean, provost, vice chancellor, senior vice president, president, and commissioner, he has held full professorships in business management, online education, and recreation and leisure. He has received more than 15 awards for his teaching and research, including the Willi Unsoeld Award from the Association for Experiential Education, and he has been invited as a visiting scholar at about 30 international institutions.

    Dr. Michael Gass is an American from Durham, New Hampshire (near Boston). His areas of expertise include adventure therapy, wilderness orientation programs, and program accreditation. He is the director of the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Research Center (OBHRC) as well as the National Association for Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) research database. He is a full professor at the University of New Hampshire as well as a licensed marriage and family therapist. He currently leads and directs several critical research initiatives in the field of behavioral health care. He has received more than 20 awards, including the Kurt Hahn Award, Distinguished Researcher Award, and Outstanding Teacher Award from the Association for Experiential Education. He has been invited as a visiting scholar at about 20 international institutions.

    Ancillaries

    The instructor guide, written by a group of acclaimed instructors, includes a course syllabus, activities, discussion questions, and assessments.

    The digital field handbook presents key models, concepts, and checklists from the text in an abbreviated form that is easily accessed and referenced in the field.

    All ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available online at www.humankinetics.com/EffectiveLeadershipInAdventureProgramming3E.