Experiential learning trails as a mean for environmental interpretation


  • Veronika Beňková
  • Jan Činčera




learning trails, evaluation research, environmental interpretation


The most popular means for environmental interpretation in the Czech Republic are learning trails. Other than the common type of trails focusing on transmitting information about a place in a written or picture format, a new form of trail offering participants various experiential activities with the aim of motivating them to learn has begun to appear. The paper presents the results of a mixed evaluation comparing two pairs of “traditional” and “experiential ” learning trails in the Liberec region. The monitored experiential trails were more attractive for visitors, but the amount of knowledge retained about the locality was comparable to the traditional trails.


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30. 09. 2010

How to Cite

Beňková, V., & Činčera, J. (2010). Experiential learning trails as a mean for environmental interpretation. Envigogika, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.14712/18023061.51



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