Research in Outdoor Education

Research in Outdoor Education is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal seeking to support and further outdoor education and its goals, including personal growth and moral development, team building and cooperation, outdoor knowledge and skill development, environmental awareness, education and enrichment, and research that directly supports systematic assessment and/or evidence-based advances in outdoor education. ROE is intended to appeal to researchers, practitioners, teachers and post-secondary students through the exploration and discussion of diverse perspectives on the theoretical, empirical, and practical aspects of outdoor education in its broadest sense. Research in Outdoor Education ended publication with the release of Volume 17 in 2019.

Current Volume: Volume 17 (2019)


Front Matter
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors (CEO)


Tim O'Connell, Garrett Hutson, and Cody Lahaie


Adolescent Sense of Belonging in Outdoor Adventure Education: The Influence of Conflict and Instructors
Jeremy Jostad, Jim Sibthorp, Jonathan E. Butner, and Shannon Rochelle


Resource Review
Timothy S. O'Connell and Garrett Hutson


Tim O'Connell
Brock University
Garrett Hutson
Brock University

Research Committee

M. Deborah Bialeschki
American Camp Association
Camille J. Bunting*
Texas A&M University
Christine Cashel*
Oklahoma State University
Alan Ewert*
Indiana University
Michael Gass
University of New Hampshire
John Gookin
The National Outdoor Leadership School
Karla Henderson
North Carolina State University
Kendra Liddicoat
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Leo H. McAvoy*
University of Minnesota
Timothy O’Connell
Brock University
Karen Paisley
University of Utah
Keith C. Russell
Western Washington University
Jayson Seaman
University of New Hampshire
Jim Sibthorp
University of Utah
Sharon Todd
SUNY Cortland
Anderson B. Young
SUNY Cortland
*Emeritus committee members