The SAGE Handbook of Outdoor Play and Learning

Editors: Waller, Tim, Arlemalm-Hagser, Eva and Beate Hansen Sandseter, Ellen et.al.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $175.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $262.50
ISBN: 978-1-47-392660-8
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 58
Book Status: Available
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There has been a growing academic interest in the role of outdoor spaces for play in a child's development. The SAGE Handbook of Outdoor Play and Learning represents a coordinated and comprehensive volume of international research on this subject edited by members of the well-established European Early Childhood Education Research Association Outdoor Play and Learning SIG (OPAL).

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction - Tim Waller, Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér, Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, Libby Lee-Hammond, Kristi Lekies and Shirley Wyver
  • PART I THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS AND CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES (Editor – Shirley Wyver)
  • 1 Theoretical Framework of Developmental Theories of Play - Olivia N. Saracho
  • 2 Affordance Theory in Outdoor Play - Jane Waters
  • 3 Technology and Outdoor Play: Concerns and Opportunities - Doris Bergen
  • 4 Outdoor Play in Recess Time - Robyn M. Holmes and Kristen E. Kohm
  • 5 Outdoor Play and Cognitive Development - Shirley Wyver
  • 6 Forest School for the Early Years in England - Sara Knight
  • PART II CRITICAL REFLECTIONS ON POLICY AND REGULATION (Editor – Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter)
  • 7 Risk and Safety in Outdoor Play - Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, Helen Little, David Ball, David Eager and Mariana Brussoni
  • 8 The Evolution of Policy on Risk Management in Outdoor Play - Tim Gill
  • 9 Outdoor Play Spaces in Canada: As if Children Mattered - Susan Herrington, Sara Brunelle and Mariana Brussoni
  • 10 The Rise of Outdoor Play and Education Issues in Preschools in South Korea - Kwi-Ok Nah
  • 11 Outdoor Play in Latin American Early Childhood and Elementary Schools: A Review of the Literature - Pelusa Orellana and Maria Francisca Valenzuela
  • 12 How to Revitalize American Playgrounds - Susan G. Solomon
  • PART III CHILDREN'S ENGAGEMENT WITH NATURE, SUSTAINABILITY AND CHILDREN'S GEOGRAPHIES (Editor – Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér)
  • 13 Early Childhood Education for Sustainability: The Relationship between Young Children's Participation and Agency – Children and Nature - Eva Ärlemalm-Hagsér and Anette Sandberg
  • 14 Considering Children's Opportunities for Exploration of their Local Environment and Engagement with Nature - Sarah MacQuarrie and Clare Nugent
  • 15 Nature Preschools in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Norway: Characteristics and Differences - Olav B. Lysklett
  • 16 Places for Symbolic Play in Nature Environments - Eva Änggård
  • 17 Assessing Free Play Behaviour in Urban Play Spaces - Antje Luchs
  • 18 Nature Pedagogy – An Exploration of the Storied Narratives that Illustrate its Application Across Spaces Inside, Outside and Beyond - Claire Warden
  • 19 An Australian Perspective: Seeking Sustainability in Early Childhood Outdoor Play Spaces - Sue Elliott
  • PART IV DIVERSE CONTEXTS AND INCLUSION IN CHILDREN'S OUTDOOR PLAY ENVIRONMENTS (Editor – Libby Lee-Hammond)
  • 20 Belonging in Nature: Spirituality, Indigenous Cultures and Biophilia - Libby Lee-Hammond
  • 21 Along Paths of Movement: Sámi Children and Early Childhood Student Teachers as Wayfarers - Ylva Jannok Nutti
  • 22 Gender Issues in Outdoor Play - Feyza Tantekin Erden and Zişan Güner Alpaslan†
  • 23 Outdoor Play and Learning in the Landscape of Children's Rights - Theresa Casey
  • 24 Multilingual Development and Outdoor Play - Georgianna Duarte and Greta Freeman
  • 25 Relating with Land/Engaging with Elders: Accessing Indigenous Knowledges in Early Childhood Education through Outdoor Encounters - Mary Caroline Rowan
  • 26 Men and Women in Outdoor Play – The Gender Perspective - Bernhard Koch and Kari Emilsen
  • PART V METHODOLOGIES FOR RESEARCHING OUTDOOR PLAY AND LEARNING (Editor – Tim Waller)
  • 27 Participatory Research with Very Young Children - Angeliki Bitou and Tim Waller
  • 28 Developing the Pedagogic Method Narrative Journey - Philip Waters
  • 29 Take Two: Using Video as an Analysis Tool for Outdoor Play - Natalie Canning
  • 30 The Importance of Randomized Controlled Trials as an Evidence Base - Shirley Wyver, Lina Engelen, Geraldine Naughton and Anita Bundy
  • 31 Indigenous Methodologies in Education Research: Case Study of Children's Play in Solomon Islands - Libby Lee-Hammond and Yeshe Colliver
  • 32 ‘Naturalizar Educativamente’: The Chilean Quest for Introducing Outdoor Learning and Play in Early Childhood Education - Josefina Prieto
  • 33 Indigenizing Outdoor Play in New Zealand: A Conversation Analysis Approach - Amanda Bateman, Margie Hohepa and Tim Bennett
  • PART VI LINKS BETWEEN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE (Editor – Kristi Lekies)
  • 34 Investigating Children's Collecting Behavior Outdoors - Kristi Lekies, Thomas Beery and Jed Brensinger
  • 35 Enhancing the Outdoor Learning Spaces for Pre-Primary Classes in Western Ethiopia - Valerie Huggins
  • 36 Outdoor Play and Learning in Preschools in South Africa - Judy Van Heerden and Marié Botha
  • 37 Early Childhood Teachers’ (Pre- and Compulsory School Teachers) Use of the Outdoor Environment in Children's Learning about Living Beings - Kristín Norðdahl, Jóhanna Einarsdóttir and Gunnhildur Óskarsdóttir
  • 38 Storied Landscapes: Children's Experiences and the ‘Sense’ of Place - Kari-Anne Jørgensen
  • 39 The Magic of Outdoor Play: A Phenomenological Hermeneutic Approach - Merete Lund Fasting
  • 40 The Benefits of Children's Outdoor Free Play Activities: Examining Physical Activity in Japan - Sachiko Kitano