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Title: Forest discovery: place relationships on an environmental science, arts and humanities (eSAH) field trip
Abstract Sense of place describes both affective and cognitive — emotional and intellectual — connections to place. Affective outcomes, tied to arts and humanities education, can facilitate these connections. But little research explores environmental science, arts and humanities (eSAH) curricula on place relationships. Additionally, most research on the sense of place focuses on repeated visits to a place over time, rather than short-term experiences like a field trip. Finally, digital technology is a growing trend across science education, but little research investigates its use in field-based contexts. Our research begins to address these gaps. This article describes an eSAH field trip for middle and high school learners. Using a conventional content analysis, we present pilot data from two high school field trips. Our findings illuminate a framework for understanding active and passive place relationships in the context of short-term interdisciplinary field learning experiences.
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Award ID(s):
2025755
Publication Date:
NSF-PAR ID:
10299655
Journal Name:
Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Page Range or eLocation-ID:
108 to 119
ISSN:
0814-0626
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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