Finnish student teachers’ conceptions and experiences of nature

  title={Finnish student teachers’ conceptions and experiences of nature},
  author={Erika Katjaana Sarivaara and Pigga Keskitalo and Ilkka Ratinen},
  journal={Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning},
  pages={151 - 161}
ABSTRACT Based on the premise that outdoor-oriented learning relies on students’ perceptions of nature, this study contributes to the development of outdoor-based education in the Arctic and northern context. The study analyses conceptions and lifetime experiences of nature as reported by students (N = 46) in Sustainability and Outdoor Education-Oriented Teacher Education in Finland. A web-based questionnaire was used to gather data for content analysis. The results revealed variations in the… Expand


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