Part I Foundations of Outdoor Leadership Chapter 1. The Journey Begins Chapter 2. History of Outdoor Leadership Chapter 3. Outdoor Leadership as Professional Practice Chapter 4. Cultural and Social Justice Competency in Outdoor Leadership Part II Outdoor Leadership Theory Chapter 5. Theories of Leadership Chapter 6. Leadership in Practice Chapter 7. Decision Making and Judgment Part III Teaching and Facilitation Chapter 8. Understanding Facilitation Chapter 9. Facilitating Personal Development Chapter 10. Facilitating Interpersonal Development Chapter 11. Challenge Course Leadership Chapter 12. Teaching Strategies Part IV Natural Resource and Program Management Chapter 13. Parks and Protected Areas Management Chapter 14. Environmental Stewardship Chapter 15. Program Management Chapter 16. Safety and Risk Management Chapter 17. Expedition Planning Chapter 18. Assessment and Evaluation
Bruce Martin, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Recreation & Sport Pedagogy at Ohio University in Athens, OH. He has been in higher education since 1998, and he has significant and varied experience as an outdoor leader and instructor. He has worked as a camp counselor, professional river guide, and Outward Bound instructor. He holds certifications through the American Canoe Association as a whitewater kayak instructor trainer and open-water coastal kayak instructor. He is a Leave No Trace Master Educator and is currently certified through the Wilderness Medical Associates as a Wilderness First Responder. Martin has been associated with and served in varying capacities for professional organizations such as the Association for Experiential Education, the Wilderness Education Association, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, the American Canoe Association, and the Association for Outdoor Recreation and Education. His current teaching and research interests are focused on the practice of outdoor leadership and adventure programming. At Ohio University, he regularly teaches both theoretically oriented and practically based courses related to outdoor leadership, adventure programming, and experiential education. Martin is also author of numerous publications related to outdoor leadership and adventure programming. Mary Breunig, PhD, has been involved in outdoor and experiential education, with a focus on social and environmental justice, for more than 20 years. She is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies and graduate program director of the Social Justice and Equity Studies program at Brock University, Canada. Mary is a research consultant, a past president of the Association for Experiential Education, a former Outward Bound instructor, and a National Outdoor Leadership School instructor. She is both an outdoor enthusiast and an urban flaneur. Mark Wagstaff, EdD, is a professor of recreation, parks, and tourism at Radford University in Radford, Virginia. He has taught outdoor leadership and adventure education in a university setting for 20 years and has led extended expeditions to develop outdoor leaders for more than 30 years. He has been an instructor for Outward Bound and the Wilderness Education Association (WEA). Wagstaff has worked in the challenge course industry for many years and is also a Leave No Trace master educator. Wagstaff has authored books, chapters, and journal articles on outdoor-related topics. He is cofounder of the Virginia Adventure Education Conference and is a member of several outdoor organizations, including Leave No Trace, WEA, and the Association for Outdoor Recreation and Education. Marni Goldenberg, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Experience Industry Management at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She teaches courses in recreation, parks, and tourism administration with a focus on outdoor and adventure leadership. She has instructed courses for the Wilderness Education Association (WEA) and North Carolina Outward Bound School, and she has worked as a ropes course facilitator for more than 25 years. Her research focuses on outcomes and benefits associated with participating in recreation and outdoor experiences. She has received several awards for her teaching, research, and service at California Polytechnic and has several publications and presentattions on various outdoor and adventure topics.