Outdoor Learning Research
If you are looking for research about the benefits (or otherwise) of getting children outside then these websites are good places to begin. Please contact Juliet if you have other suggestions.
Has excellent summaries of international research concerning the impact of nature on children. This is probably the most comprehensive and accessible online collection.
This is where Juliet bookmark’s material relevant to outdoor learning and place. At the top there is a search facility. Type in “research” and all her bookmarked research information will appear (like magic)!
A website which aims to communicate environmental education to educators.
Have a research section in their website that is contains lots of school grounds data and publications.
Has a literature review What is outdoor learning? by Dr Roger Greenaway, providing an adventure-based perspective.
Has a specific research section with lots of links that are not easily found elsewhere.
England and Wales website dedicated to outdoor learning. Its research section has an interesting mix of research and reports.
A Finnish research website. Go to the Resources section to see the links to specific arts related articles.
Has American-based research.
Has an extensive research section with various articles and information about the benefits of outdoor play.
Roger Greenaway has a very comprehensive on his Reviewing website. This is a super resource.
Has research and commissioned reports which can be accessed or bought.