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Learning biology and mathematics outdoors: effects and attitudes in a Swedish high school context
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Contributor(s):: Emilia Fagerstam, Jonas Blom
This research suggests that learning biology in an outdoor environment has a positive cognitive and affective impact on 13–15-year-old, Swedish high school pupils. Eighty-five pupils in four classes participated in a quasi-experimental design. Half the pupils, taking a biology course in...
Learning arithmetic outdoors in junior high school – influence on performance and self-regulating skills
Contributor(s):: Emilia Fägerstam, Joakim Samuelsson
This study aims to explore the influence of outdoor teaching among students, aged 13, on arithmetic performance and self-regulation skills as previous research concerning outdoor mathematics learning is limited. This study had a quasi-experimental design. An outdoor and a traditional group...
High school teachers' experience of the educational potential of outdoor teaching and learning
Contributor(s):: Emilia Fägerstam
This is a longitudinal case study where teachers from different disciplines were interviewed before and after an outdoor teaching project in a Swedish junior high school. The school grounds were used regularly as an area for teaching and learning in different subjects. The purpose of this study...
Exploring the Influence of the ROC Integrated High School Program
Contributor(s):: Scott Caspell
A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study
Contributor(s):: Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem
English learners with disabilities in high school: Population characteristics, transition programs, and postschool outcomes
Contributor(s):: Trainor, Audrey, Murray, Angela, Kim, Hye-Jung
Relevance, Rigor, and Relationships: Student Perceptions Following Participation in an Integrated Experiential Zoo-Based Academic High School Science Program
Contributor(s):: John W. Hill, Henry Doorly Zoo
The purpose of this survey study was to compare students’ measured Likert scale perceptions of posttest school climate survey, relevance, rigor, and relationships domain scores following 11th- and 12th-grade participation in either an integrated experiential zoo-based academic high school...
Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program
Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William
The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...
Enhancing Secondary School Counseling with a Therapeutic Dog
Contributor(s):: Daughhetee, Charlotte, Stalls, Laura, Spencer, M. E.
An SLP and Her Dog Make High School Fun Again
Contributor(s):: Rowden-Racette, Kellie
Children and their pets: exploring the relationships between pet ownership, pet attitudes, attachment to pets and empathy
Contributor(s):: Williams, J. M., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, A.