Dr Marcus

Dr Marcus Morse

Senior Lecturer, Environmental Studies, & Director of Outdoor Environmental Education

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

Education

Department of Outdoor and Env. Education

Bendigo

Qualifications

PhD - Geography and Environmental Studies (UTas) 2011. B. Teaching (Hons) (UTas) 2000. B. Environmental Design (UTas) 1993.

Role

Academic

Membership of professional associations

Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria, Australian Assosciation for Environmental Education, Higer Education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

Area of study

Environmental education

Teaching units

Ways of Knowing Nature (OED1WKN)

River Environments (OED2RE)

Outdoor Practical Extensions (OED3OPA-OPF)

Research Methods (OED5RM)

Recent publications

Blenkinsop, S. and Marcus Morse (2017). Saying Yes to Life: The Search for The Rebel Teacher. In Bob Jickling & Stephen Sterling (Eds.), Post-Sustainability and Environmental Education: Remaking Education for the Future (pp. 49-62). London, Palgrave Macmillan.

Morse, M., Blenkinsop, S., and Derby, M (in press). Freedom & Flourishing in a Posthumanist Age: More-Than-Human Being in Revolt. Philosophy in Education (PES) Yearbook 2017.

Bester, L., Muller, G., Munge, B., Marcus Morse, Meyers, M. (2017) Those who teach learn: Near-peer teaching as outdoor environmental education curriculum and pedagogy. Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education. Vol. 20(1), pp 35-46

Morse, M. (2016). Heading Downstream: Noticing the Wild. Pathways. Vol. 28(4), pp. 26-28.

Blenkinsop, S., Telford, J. and Marcus Morse (2016). A surprising discovery: five pedagogical skills outdoor and experiential educators might offer more mainstream educators in this time of change, Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 16(4), 346-358

Morse, M. (2015). Being alive to the present: Perceiving meaning on a wilderness river journey. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. 15(2), 168-180

Morse, M. (2015). Paying attention to experience within nature. In M. Robertson, R. Lawrence and G. Heath (Eds.), Experiencing the Outdoors: Enhancing strategies for wellbeing (pp. 113-122). Rotterdam, Sense Publishers.

Morse, M. (2014). A quality of interrelating: Describing a form of meaningful experience on a wilderness river journey. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. Vol. 14(1), 42-55.

Dyment, J., Marcus Morse, Shaw, S. and Smith, H. (2014). Curriculum development in outdoor education: Tasmanian teachers' perspectives on the new pre-tertiary Outdoor Leadership course. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning. Vol. 14(1), 82-99.

Morse, M. (2013). River experience: A phenomenological description of meaningful experience on a wilderness river journey. Environmental Education Research. 19(2), 250-251.

Morse, M (2011) River Experience: A phenomenological description of meaningful experiences on a wilderness river journey. PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

Research projects

CityStudio: Creating sustainable futures for regional centres

Semester in Dialogue - Simon Fraser University, Canada

Educator entrepreneurship in new learning environments

Wild Pedagogies