The consumption and hyperreality of nature: greater affordances for outdoor learning

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    In semiotics and postmodernism, hyperreality is an inability of consciousness to distinguish reality from a simulation of reality, especially in technologically advanced postmodern societies.

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    It is beyond the scope of this paper to present a comprehensive critique of Baudrillard.

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    As featured in the Hollywood classic The Matrix (1999) starring Keanu Reeves

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Leather, M., Gibson, K. The consumption and hyperreality of nature: greater affordances for outdoor learning. Curric Perspect 39, 79–83 (2019).

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  • Nature
  • Baudrillard
  • Outdoor learning
  • Social media
  • Hyperreality
  • Consumption