Simon Beames - teknologiens betydning for, hvordan vi dyrker friluftsliv


Dette oplæg vil være på engelsk.

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: How mobile phones and social media are influencing friluftsliv practices.

This talk offers perspectives on how mobile phones and social media are changing how outdoor education, organized friluftsliv, and personal outdoor leisure are experienced.


Simon Beames is Professor of Outdoor Studies at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. Before getting into academia, Simon worked for 10 years as an outdoor instructor with young people, both leading expeditions and teaching skills courses.

While at the University of Edinburgh from 2005 to 2019, Simon created Outdoor Journeys, which is a pupil-driven approach to facilitating place-responsive, cross-curricular outdoor learning.

Simon has published five books: Understanding Educational Expeditions, Learning Outside the Classroom, Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory, Adventurous Learning, and Adventure & Society. 

He still loves teaching outdoors in wild and remote settings, as well as in nearby urban ones.