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Designing Residential Wilderness Programs for Adults.

Designing Residential Wilderness Programs For Adults Michael Day & Ellen M. Petrick Krieger Publishing Company PO Box 9542, Melbourne, FL 32902 1575242613 $29.50 1-321-724-9542 www.krieger-publishing.com

Expertly co-authored by Michael Day (Associate Dean and Professor of Adult Education in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming) and Ellen M. Petrick (Educational Consultant and former Program Manager for Formal Education in Yellowstone National Park), Designing Residential Wilderness Programs For Adults is an impressively presented introductory guide and instructive reference to the physical and emotional difficulties, as well as the potential rewards, in adult residential and wilderness education. Expansively detailing the troubles faced with a return to schooling, Designing Residential Wilderness Programs For Adults guides readers through relevant issues, values, relationships, pursuits, as well as offering an practical suggestions for the successful design and experience oriented learning processes through various established residential programs. A conceptual and "user-friendly" guide to the education process of aging or older individuals in the midst of a diverse environment, Designing Residential Wilderness Programs For Adults is also available in a paperback edition (1575242826, $19.5) and very highly recommended as part of the Krieger Publishing Company's "Professional Practices" series.

John Burroughs

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