Abstract—This study seeks to examine if a three days two
nights Outdoor-based Education Camp (OBEC)module
designed with 8 leadership-basedactivities helps in developing
undergraduates’ leadership skill through their self-assessments.
This study employs a set of questionnaire to examine students’
leadership skills after going through the campin an
outdoor-based environment. A total of 43 students from
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) were involved in this
study. Interviews were also conducted to gauge students’
feedbacks how they think the activities have helped them in
understanding the qualities of a leader, and also to further
triangulate their responses on their LS. Students reported that
they are more aware about the importance of being a good
leader after attending this experiential outdoor learning camp.
Some recommendations and ideas fromOBEC module designed
Index Terms—Leadership camp, leadership activities, outdoor based environment, outdoor-based education camp, soft skills.
The authors are with Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya Campus, Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Evelyn Ewe Lin Yeap, Rosmiza Mokhtar, Mohd Anwar Muslimen, Farhaniza Ghazali, and Mohd Ariff Ahmad Tarmizi, "Outdoor-Based Education Camp: An Essential Tool to Promote Leadership Skills," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 352-356, 2016.