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Outdoor Education: Scarborough Holdings


Welcome to the resource guide developed for RECR 371 Outdoor Education -

Outdoor Education is designed for individuals interested in using the outdoors as an educational setting. Emphasis will be placed on creating a learning environment in the outdoors, appropriate teaching and delivery methods, lesson plan design, leadership skills, field trip planning, and risk management. Some course components will focus on developing outdoor activity skills. Select the tabs above to find journal article in our online databases, search for  journals and more. 

Finding Information


Search books and videos on HPER and related topics in Worldcat Discovery.


The reference collection includes handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries and directories, as well as pharmacology sources and statistical information. Reference books can be found by Searching Worldcat Discovery, or by browsing the shelves using the Library of Congress Classification listed below. Reference books are shelved on the main floor of Scarborough Library. 



If you know the title of a journal or magazine, check in the Library's Full-text Journal Listing for available. The Full-text Journal Listing is searchable by title or subject.

Students have access to online databases on campus as well as off-campus from the Library's main web page. Off-campus use requires the user to have a campus user ID and password.

Browsing the Shelves

Call numbers for HPER and related fields can be found in the following LC Classifications list:

GV Recreation/Leisure

HD    Social Sciences/Land Use

HF   Commerce

LC   Education

QM   Human Anatomy

R     Medicine   

SD   Forestry

SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling

SK Hunting sports

Keyword/Subject Searching Help

  • Athletics
  • Ball Games (Specific titles may be used)
  • Diet
  • Discrimination in Sports
  • Doping in Sports
  • Games
  • Health Education
  • Nutrition
  • Olympics
  • Physical Education and Training
  • Physiological Aspects
  • Racket Games (Specific titles may be used)
  • Recreation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Teamwork (Sports)

Coordinator of Electronic Resources/Collection Development

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Rhonda Donaldson
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Scarborough Library

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Shepherdstown, WV 25443