Class Reading Lists

Winter 2012 OED Course Required Texts

OED 261-Environmental Education Curriculum Review-Clayton T. Russell

  • The Nature Principle, by Richard Louv
  • Sharing Nature with Children, by Joseph Cornell
  • Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson, editors
  • The Way of Natural History, Thomas Lowe Fleischner, editor

OED 222 Exploring the Human/Animal Connection-J. Grant White

  • Bloodties: Nature, Culture, and the Hunt, by Ted Kerasote
  • A Pocket Style Manual, 5th. Ed. , by Diana Hacker

Spring 2011 OED Course Required Texts

OED 420 Special Topics in Wilderness Emergency Care-J. Grant White

  • Taping and Wrapping Made Simple, by Brad A. Abell

Fall 2011 OED Course Required Texts

NAS 315 American Indian Environmental Perspectives-Clayton T. Russell

  • Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache, by Keith H. Basso
  • Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden, by Gilbert L. Wilson
  • Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions, by Joseph Epes Brown with Emily Cousins
  • The Inner Journey: Views from Native Traditions, Edited by Linda Hogan

OED 224 North Wood’s Pathways-Clayton T. Russell

  • The Great Work: Our Way into the Future, by Thomas Berry
  • Awakening to Nature: Renewing Your Life by Connecting with the Natural World, by Charles Cook
  • When the Wild Comes Leaping Up: Personal Encounters with Nature, Edited by David Suzuki

OED 326: Land Travel (Fall Block)-J. Grant White

  • Kjellström, Björn,  Be Expert with Map and Compass, Wiley Publishing, Inc. (ISBN: 978-0020292654)

OED 324: Water Travel (Fall Block)-J. Grant White

  • Kuhne, Cecil, Paddling Basics: Canoeing, Stackpole Books (ISBN: 978-0811728812)

PED 303: Analysis of Human Performance-J. Grant White

  • McArdle, William D., Katch, Frank I.,  and Katch, Victor L., Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance, 7th. Ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (ISBN: 0781749905)

Winter 2011 OED Course Required Texts

OED 221: Group Process & Leadership-Elizabeth K. Andre

  • O’Connell T., & Cuthbertson, B. (2009) Group Dynamics in Recreation and Leisure, Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics. (Required)
  • Graham, J. (1997) Outdoor Leadership: Technique, Common Sense & Self-Confidence,  Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers. (Optional)

OED 222 Exploring the Human/Animal Connection-J. Grant White

  • Kerasote, Ted (1993) Bloodties: Nature, Culture, and the Hunt, Kodansha Globe
  • Wrangham, Richard (2009) Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human, Basic Books

OED 332 Winter Travel and Living Skills-Elizabeth K. Andre and J. Grant White

  • Conover, Garrett and Conover, Alexandra (2005) The Snow Walker’s Companion: Winter Camping  Skills for the North, Stone Ridge Press

PED 301 Musculoskeletal Anatom-J. Grant White

  • Oatis, Carol A. (2009) Kinesiology: The Mechanics & Pathomechanics Of Human Movement, Wolters Kluwer
  • Clemente, Carmine D. (2007) Anatomy: A Regional Atlas of the Human Body, Fifth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Fall 2010 OED Course Required Texts

OED 272: Accident Theory & Analysis-Elizabeth K. Andre

  • Gonzales, L. (2003) Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. (Required)
  • LeDoux, J. (1996) The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life. New York: Simon & Schuster. (Required)
  • Sagan, S. D. (1993) The Limits of Safety: Organizations, Accidents, and Nuclear Weapons. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. (Required)
  • Wilde, G. J. S. (2001) Target Risk 2: A New Psychology of Safety and Health. Kingston, Ontario: Kings University Press. (Required)

OED 221: Group Process & Leadership-Elizabeth K. Andre

  • O’Connell T., & Cuthbertson, B. (2009) Group Dynamics in Recreation and Leisure, Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics. (Required)
  • Graham, J. (1997) Outdoor Leadership: Technique, Common Sense & Self-Confidence,  Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers. (Optional)

Books are read in the order that they appear here-CTR

Wilderness Writers and Philosophers-Clayton T. Russell

  • The Wilderness Companion by David Backes
  • A Wild lands’ Anthology: Place of the Wild, David Clarke Burks, editor
  • Let the Mountains Talk: Let the Rivers Run by David Brower with Steve Chapple
  • Crazy Mountains: Learning from Wilderness to Weigh Technology by David Strong

Northwood’s Pathways-Clayton T. Russell

  • Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit
  • Our Land, Our Selves: Readings on People and Place, Peter Forbes, Ann Armbrecht-Forbes and Helen Whybrow, editors
  • Awakening to Nature: Renewing Your Life by Connecting with the Natural World by Charles Cook

American Indian Environmental Perspectives-Clayton T. Russell

  • Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache by Keith H. Basso
  • Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden recorded by Gilbert L. Wilson
  • William Wayne Red Hat Jr.: Cheyenne Keeper of the Arrows by William Wayne Red Hat Jr. and edited by Sibylle M. Schlesier
  • Blackfoot Ways of Knowing: The World View of Siksikaitsitapi by Betty Bastien

OED 326: Land Travel (Fall Block)-J. Grant White

  • Kjellström, Björn,  Be Expert with Map and Compass, Wiley Publishing, Inc. (ISBN: 978-0020292654)

OED 324: Water Travel (Fall Block)-J. Grant White

  • Kuhne, Cecil, Paddling Basics: Canoeing, Stackpole Books (ISBN: 978-0811728812)

PED 303: Analysis of Human Performance-J. Grant White

  • McArdle, William D., Katch, Frank I.,  and Katch, Victor L., Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, and Human Performance, 7th. Ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (ISBN: 0781749905)

Winter 2010 OED Course Required Texts

OED 261 Environmental Education Curriculum Review-Clayton T. Russell

  • Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
  • The End of the Long Summer by Dianne Dumanoski

OED 285 Foundations and Principles of Outdoor Education-Clayton T. Russell

  • Teaching About Place, Laird Christensen and Hal Crimmel, editors
  • Never Finished…just Begun: A Narrative History of LB Sharp and Outdoor Education by Julie Carlson

Outdoor Education Advanced Topics Course-Clayton T. Russell

  • Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez
  • A Sideways Look at Time by Jay Griffiths
  • A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders

OED 322 Theory of Teaching Physical Skills-J. Grant White

  • Motor Learning and Performance: A Situation-Based Learning Approach, 4th. Ed., by Richard A. Schmidt and Craig A. Wrisberg

PED 301 Musculoskeletal Anatomy-J. Grant White

  • Brunnstrom’s Clinical Kinesiology, 5th. Ed., by Laura K. Smith, Elizabeth L. Weiss, and L. Don Lehmkuhl
  • Anatomy: A Regional Atlas of the Human Body, 4th. Ed., by Carmine D. Clemente

OED 332 Winter Travel & Living Skills-Elizabeth K. Andre and J. Grant White

  • Snow Walker’s Companion: Winter Camping Skills for the North, by Garrett & Alexandra Conover

OED 221: Group Process & Leadership

  • Group Dynamics in Recreation and Leisure, (2009) Human Kinetics, by T. S. O’Connell, and B. Cuthbertson
  • Outdoor Leadership: Technique, Common Sense & Self-Confidence, (1997) The Mountaineers, by J. Graham

Fall 2009 OED Course Required Texts

OED 261 Environmental Education Curriculum Review- Elizabeth Andre / Fall 2009

  • Last Child in the Woods, by Richard Louv

(more to come)

OED 248 Wilderness Writers and Philosophers- Clayton T. Russell / Fall 2009

  • The Abstract Wild, by Jack Turner
  • Place of the Wild, David Clarke Burks, editor
  • Wilderness Visionaries, by Jim Dale Vickery
  • The Enduring Wilderness, by Doug Scott

NAS 315 American Indian Environmental Perspectives- Clayton T. Russell / Fall 2009

  • Giving Voice to Bear, by David Rockwell
  • Wisdom Sits in Places, by Keith H. Basso
  • Buffalo Bird Woman’s Garden, by Gilbert L. Wilson
  • The Inner Journey: Views from Native traditions, Edited by Linda Hogan, PARABOLA Anthology Series, 2009 Morning Light Press

PED 303 Analysis of Human Performance- J. Grant White / Fall 2009

  • Exercise Physiology: Energy, Nutrition, & Human Performance, by McArdle, Katch, & Katch

OED 063 Wilderness Navigation- J. Grant White / Fall 2009

  • Be Expert With Map and Compass, by Bjorn Kjellstrom