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An Empirical Evaluation Of Experienced-Based Learning: A Ropes Course Illustration

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  • Harris, Kim
  • Barbee, Ryan
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    This paper draws on empirical evidence to measure the impact of using corporate-like outdoor-based team training to enhance the effectiveness of student groups and teach team player skills. Results indicate that outdoor team activities had greater effects and impacts on student behaviors and learning than in class team activities.

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    Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN with number 21531.

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    Date of creation: 1999
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea99:21531

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    Keywords: team experiential learning; outdoor-based training; team building; Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession;

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    1. Kahneman, Daniel & Knetsch, Jack L., 1992. "Valuing public goods: The purchase of moral satisfaction," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 57-70, January.
    2. Carson Richard T. & Mitchell Robert Cameron, 1995. "Sequencing and Nesting in Contingent Valuation Surveys," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 28(2), pages 155-173, March.
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