publication . Thesis . 1985

Wilderness Education Association certification and safety, ecological impact, and curriculum standardization of graduates

Detzel, David;
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  • Published: 05 Jan 1985
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
<p>Graduates of the Wilderness Education Association (W.E.A.) were surveyed by mail to investigate the effects of their certification on safety, ecological impact, and curriculum standardization of their subsequent leadership activities. Self-reports showed a slight, but not statistically significant, decrease in the number of post- W.E.A. course evacuations and rescues. Graduates reported a moderate W.E.A. influence on their accident records, and knowledge of W.E.A. standard safety practices was low. W.E.A.'s reported influence on the ecological impact of current outdoor leadership activities was stronger than its influence on safety, but graduates revealed onl...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Wilderness areas, LD5655.V855 1985.D479
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