The Adventure Model promotes learning experiences in which settings initiate certain
responses among students: careful observation, cooperation, clear thinking and planning, persistence, and resourcefulness and adaptability. Such responses are not demanded by the environment per se, but rather the manner, in which the model forces students to interact with the environment, whether physical or academic, to determine learning outcomes. This type of learning is authentic and promotes lifelong learning among students.
Welcome to Bringing Adventure to the Classroom: Sparking the mind Into Authentic Learning EDUO 9763
This course is an independent study class that is designed to help teachers learn about and apply the Adventure Model of teaching into their everyday classrooms, and will end with participants creating an exciting and effective Adventure Model unit for their classroom.
A common thought is that “adventures” are always physical and take place in strange locales. However, this course will show how adventures can be anywhere, including the classroom, and how it can apply to any grade level and classroom while being engaging and authentic for students. Examples will be given to help teachers create their own plans and models to fit their own academic setting.
1. After completing this course you will demonstrate or have the opportunity to:
Instructor: Craig Foreman