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Journal (JAEOL)

Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning

Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning


The Journal is a peer reviewed journal based in the UK with an international review board. It was first published in 2000.

The Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning is an official publication of the Institute for Outdoor Learning. The main purpose of the Journal is to provide a central point and place of reference for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship on adventure and the outdoors as media for learning, as well as recreation.

JAEOL aims to promote dialogue, research, thinking, teaching and practice from critical perspectives in the fields of adventure education and outdoor learning. It intends to publish papers concerned with social, cultural, political, ethical and environmental issues in the outdoor studies field.

Barbara Humberstone - Editor

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Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning


Latest Issue - Volume 20, Issue 3 (2020)


  • Nature relatedness in student teachers, perceived competence and willingness to teach outdoors: an empirical study
    Alexia Barrable & Liz Lakin

  • Rethinking outdoor leadership: An Investigation of Affective Abilities in Australian Higher Education curriculum
    Mandi Baker & Wendy O’Brien

  • Re-thinking adventurous activities in physical education: models-based approaches
    Andrew Williams & Nalda Wainwright

  • Testing a proposed model of perceived cognitive learning outcomes in outdoor education
    Do Young Pyun , Chee Keng John Wang & Koon Teck Koh

  • Why do individuals seek out adventure sport coaching?
    Chris Eastabrook & Loel Collins

  • Risk-tasking and Assessment in Toddlers During Nature Play:The Role of Family and Play Context
    Emily J. Murray & Patricia Hrusa Williams

  • 5th–10th-grade in-service teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) for sustainable development in outdoor environment
    Charlotte Aksland & Shu-Nu Chang Rundgren

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PDF Copies of Past Papers

In addition to increased frequency of publication IOL has agreed with Routledge that we will make available pdf copies of past papers from the Journal. The offer is limited to 5 past papers per annual subscription. If you would like to take advantage of this offer please send details of the paper’s title and journal reference along with your IOL membership number by email.


Call for JAEOL Papers

Ageing, adventure and the outdoors: issues, contexts, perspectives and learning

Mark Hickmana and Peter Stokesb

aSchool Sport and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK; bLeicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

The special issue welcomes studies from a range of methodological approaches including innovative and developmental stances, both theoretical and empirical. The initial submission deadline is 15 August 2017. The proposed publication release is the end of 2018. If you wish to discuss your submission further please contact: Dr Mark Hickman or Prof. Peter Stokes


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Editorial Board

Managing Editor
Barbara Humberstone - Buckinghamshire New University, UK

Associate Editors
Sandro Carnicelli - University of the West of Scotland, UK
Heather Prince - University of Cumbria, UK


Book Reviews Editor
Chris North - University of Canterbury, New Zealand


IOL Liaison Officer
Graham French - Bangor University, UK


Editorial Board:

Linda Allin - Northumbria University, UK

Colin Beard - Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Eric Brymer - Leeds Beckett University, UK

Beth Christie - University of Edinburgh, UK

Mark Hickman - University of Central Lancashire, UK

Robbie Nicol - University of Edinburgh, UK

Kaye Richards - Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Sue Waite - Plymouth University, UK


International Advisory Board:

Peter Becker - Philipps University, Marburg, Germany

Mike Brown - Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Janet Dyment - University of Tasmania, Australia

Kirsti Pedersen Gurholt - Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

Susan Houge Mackenzie - University of Otago, New Zealand

Alison Lugg - La Trobe University, Australia

Susan Houge Mackenzie - University of Otago, New Zealand

Pat Maher - Cape Breton University, Canada

Alcyane Marinho - Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina (UDESC), Brazil

Peter Martin - Federation University, Australia

Johan Öhman - Örebo University, Sweden

Takako Takano - Waseda University, Japan




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